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Democracy in Chad takes a back seat to military might

Democracy in Chad takes a back seat to military might

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      11th May 2021 After the sudden death of Idriss Déby Itno on 20 April, the Transitional Military Council (TMC) led by his 37-year-old son, Lieutenant General... 

 Ethiopia-Sudan border tensions must be de-escalated

Ethiopia-Sudan border tensions must be de-escalated

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      10th May 2021 A potential border war brewing between Sudan and Ethiopia threatens to destabilise the two nations and the entire region. How the issue is handled... 

 Africa can’t stay out of the space race

Africa can’t stay out of the space race

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      10th May 2021 Space powers or aspirant space powers like India, China and Turkey long framed their space ambitions as purely developmental. But they’re now... 

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 Charting the course to a better future for DRC

Charting the course to a better future for DRC

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      7th May 2021 The Congolese population is impatient for change. The lack of visionary and accountable leadership has made the country a classic case of the... 

 Anti-MONUSCO protests send a clear message to Tshisekedi

Anti-MONUSCO protests send a clear message to Tshisekedi

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      7th May 2021 On 23 April, around 100 women protested in Beni, in north eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), calling on the United Nations... 

 Lessons in preventing violent protest in South Africa

Lessons in preventing violent protest in South Africa

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      5th May 2021 It is very difficult to show or prove that something didn’t happen because of action taken to prevent it. This is one of the challenges facing... 

Djibouti looks to Ethiopia to gauge its economic future

Djibouti looks to Ethiopia to gauge its economic future

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      4th May 2021 Djibouti’s President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, who has been in power for 22 years, won a fifth term in office by a landslide 98% of votes. The country’s... 

Tensions rise with the GERD water

Tensions rise with the GERD water

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      30th April 2021 Tensions are once again rising among Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan, along with the water in the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). The annual... 

 Winning community trust can help rid Kenya of al-Shabaab

Winning community trust can help rid Kenya of al-Shabaab

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      28th April 2021 Different approaches by Kenya’s county and national governments to al-Shabaab have made Mandera County a terror hotspot. The assaults started in... 

 Limited legal options for SADC military action in Cabo Delgado

Limited legal options for SADC military action in Cabo Delgado

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      22nd April 2021 The five-day terror attack on the coastal town of Palma last month once again stressed the severity of the conflict in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado... 

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