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Violence, instability and a rising number of deaths

In Guinea, a policeman and a protester were killed during  demonstrations against the proposed constitutional amendments, designed to allow the…

Earthquake in Mayotte

Mayotte was shaken by an earthquake of magnitude 4.6 https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us2000k68l/executive You may also be interested in: Global Competitiveness Report 2018:…

Pressure From the People in Sudan

“The longer genuine political and economic reform is delayed in Sudan, the greater the risk of wider instability and deepening…

MORE ATTACKS, ‘PERSISTING SECURITY CHALLENGES’ THREATEN PROGRESS IN WEST AFRICA, SAHEL

A rising number of attacks by extremist groups, using more sophisticated tactics, risk undermining progress in West Africa and the…

FROM THE FIELD: ‘HOPE’ ON THE HORIZON AS UN PEACEKEEPERS PUSH DEEP INTO MALI

UN peacekeepers in Mali have given what villagers in a remote part of the West African country have called a…

Nigeria: I’m Ready to Vacate Office to Restore Security in Zamfara – Governor Yari

“The Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari, has said that he is ready to vacate office if that is what is…

Nigeria: Insecurity – I’m Ready to Quit As Gov – Yari

“Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State has said that if declaration of state of emergency in his state will solve…

Armed men kill 37 civilians in part of Mali hit by ethnic violence

“Armed men killed 37 Fulani civilians on Tuesday in central Mali, where ethnic violence cost hundreds of lives last year,…

Rising Insecurity in Central African Republic Threatens Wider Region, Security Council Told

“Rising violence in the Central African Republic threatens to spill across the border into neighbouring countries, creating further instability” https://allafrica.com/stories/201812150007.html…

Russia has African ambitions

Thanks to CAR’s instability “Russia has found opportunities to project power far beyond its borders and rekindle strategic partnerships in…

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