In the oil-producing Niger Delta south, and – less reported but often the most deadly – there’s spiralling violence between pastoralist Fulani herders and local farmers in the northwest.
An expanding democratic space and high levels of corruption also mean that al-Shabaab is able to exploit Kenya’s governance weaknesses when it comes to security.
Today, both Sisi and the Egyptian people are in a considerably less jubilant mood. Food is more expensive than ever, and inflation still running at more than 20%
In the six years since January 2012, armed groups in West Africa’s Sahel region have grown considerably
There have been at least 20 American airstrikes and ground operations in Somalia so far in 2017, the highest ever recorded in a year.