Changing Bedfellows And Growing Threats: The Complex Brew Of Insurgent Groups In The Sahel

In the six years since January 2012, armed groups in West Africa’s Sahel region have grown considerably

West Africa Issues Wake-Up Call To Africa’s Tyrants: Holding Former Rulers Accountable For Atrocities Catching On In Region?

The rest of the continent has so far remained largely immune from the contagion of international criminal justice sweeping West Africa.

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.

It’s Not Technology Holding Africa Back From Taking Up The Internet Of Things. It’s Vested Interests

In late 2016 Senegal launched a cryptocurrency for the countries of the West African Monetary Union. This and similar innovations could provide a new infrastructure for economic development across Africa.