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 Elections and instability as Africa enters 2021

Elections and instability as Africa enters 2021

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      13th January 2021 No fewer than 10 presidential elections are planned for 2021 – in Benin, Cape Verde, Chad, The Gambia, São Tomé and Príncipe, Somalia, South Sudan,... 

 Boko Haram blocks Lake Chad trade routes

Boko Haram blocks Lake Chad trade routes

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      11th January 2021 The Boko Haram insurgency has had devastating consequences on Lake Chad boat transporters, a socio-economic group that has been the locomotive of... 

 Is the ‘Silk Road’ unravelling?

Is the ‘Silk Road’ unravelling?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      8th January 2021 Chinese President Xi Jinping’s gigantic signature project, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), is showing symptoms of stalling. Warning bells are... 

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 The reality of the AU’s response to crises

The reality of the AU’s response to crises

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      7th January 2021 The African Union Peace and Security Council’s (PSC) response to emerging crises in 2020 was marginal. This is primarily because the AU’s ability... 

 The white pipe keeps burning

The white pipe keeps burning

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      6th January 2021 On 14 September 2020, South Africa’s Hawks swooped down on a drug trafficking network operating from a luxury estate in Ballito north of Durban on... 

 Africa’s free trade agreement: great expectations, tough questions

Africa’s free trade agreement: great expectations, tough questions

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      5th January 2021 The start of trading under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement on 1 January 2021 marks the dawn of a new era in Africa’s... 

 Is Bobi Wine singing Museveni’s swansong?

Is Bobi Wine singing Museveni’s swansong?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      11th December 2020 When he took office in 1986, President Yoweri Museveni said Africa’s problem was leaders who cling to power. Prophetic, ironic words as it turns... 

Niger’s elections are unlikely to break the political deadlock

Niger’s elections are unlikely to break the political deadlock

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      11th December 2020 On 13 and 27 December, some 7.4-million Nigeriens vote in the country’s local, legislative and presidential elections. The polls could mark the... 

 Inside the illegal trade in West Africa’s cultural heritage

Inside the illegal trade in West Africa’s cultural heritage

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      9th December 2020 It was late summer 2019 when Bourama (not his real name) answered his phone. He was near Mopti, in central Mali, he told us, and was in the midst... 

 Free trade deal could boost African manufacturing

Free trade deal could boost African manufacturing

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      8th December 2020 Industrialisation has become one of the most talked about issues among African policymakers. A vibrant manufacturing sector is crucial to... 

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