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Institute for Security Studies
The many roots of Mozambique’s deadly insurgency
By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies 8th September 2022 Conflict erupted in Mozambique’s northern Cabo Delgado province just a few years after some of Africa’s biggest gas reserves were discovered in the... →
Just who is stirring up disinformation in Africa?
By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies 7th September 2022 As digital access deepens across Africa, there’s growing evidence of external players weaponising social media platforms to achieve geopolitical... →
Industries can prosper in conflict-affected Lake Chad Basin
By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies 5th September 2022 Protracted conflicts cause far-reaching damage to the social, economic and political affairs of affected areas. They create a negative reinforcing... →
UNITA shakes the foundations of MPLA rule in Angola
By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies 2nd September 2022 The near defeat of the ruling People’s Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA) in last week’s general legislative elections has created hope... →
Digital humanitarianism in Africa: hope or hype?
By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies 1st September 2022 Many humanitarian organisations, including in Africa, are revolutionising their service delivery through new technology. This has become important... →
East Africa could achieve better cooperation on criminal matters
By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies 1st September 2022 Transnational crimes such as terrorism and organised crime plague East Africa and the Horn and Nile Valley regions. Between 2019 and 2021, the... →
Africa has a rare chance to shape the international order
By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies 31st August 2022 Africa’s growing strategic value to global powers has been reinforced by international tensions and economic volatility spurred on by Russia’s... →
Lake Turkana’s entire tilapia species threatened by smuggling
By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies 30th August 2022 Lake Turkana in Northern Kenya loses hundreds of tons of immature tilapia fish monthly through smuggling. Harvesting the fish threatens the... →
Can Nigeria finance its war against insurgents?
By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies 26th August 2022 Nigeria now spends more than it earns just to service its debt – a crisis that raises serious concerns about the government’s ability to finance... →
Migrants at the mercy of Morocco’s iron fist
By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies 24th August 2022 On 24 June, around 2 000 sub-Saharan African migrants, who had gathered the night before in north-eastern Morocco, set off at dawn to cross the... →