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.

Ethiopia Extends Emergency As Old Grievances Simmer: A Ruling Party’s Strength Becomes Its Main Weakness

Some 20,000 people have reportedly been detained under the state of emergency, which also led to curfews, bans on public assembly, and media and internet restrictions.