From Rigged Elections To Armed Conflict: What Fuels Instability In Africa, And What Can Be Done About It

By 2030, 32% of Africans – forecast at 548 million – are likely to live in extreme poverty. Africa is quite unequal, so growth does not translate into poverty reduction.

Nigeria Is Finally Winning The Battle Against Boko Haram. But Is It Losing The War?

The jihadists once controlled most of northeastern Borno and some neighbouring states, were about 15,000 strong, and even imposed a tax “for breathing”.

10 Conflicts To Watch In The World In 2017: Here Are The Three Deadly Ones From Africa

The UN peacekeeping mission in the DR Congo is its largest…and the one in Mali is mostly dangerous, with 70 personnel killed by “malicious acts” since 2013

The Prodigal Son Returns: Short On Money And Friends, Egypt Rediscovers Its African Roots

A major issue is Egypt’s entrenched culture of racism against black Africans. However, there is now more than US$8 billion of Egyptian investment in the rest of Africa and it contributes a hefty 12.5% of the AU’s budget

Has Algeria Taken A Vaccine Against Extremism? This Is Proof That The ‘Jihadist Promise’ Can Fail

How come Tunisia, the happy child of the Arab Spring, has higher numbers of its citizens joining ISIS than Algeria?