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.

Good News – There’s Less Armed Conflict In Africa. Bad News – There’s More Political Violence

Violence in Africa has been moving away from armed conflicts to higher levels of riots, protests and social violence, such as homicide and violence associated with organised crime.

Buying Time In DRC? Kabila Has Made Farewell Noises, But That Doesn’t Mean He Will Leave

Did Kabila give in to pressure from Angola and others, or has he calculated that the new accord will fail sooner or later and that he now won’t have to take the blame for it?