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Scene Setter for Pivotal ANC Party Conference in South Africa

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:21:22 EST

The governing African National Congress (ANC) will hold its(image)



In a Display of Judicial Independence, South African Court Denies Zuma, Again

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:02:22 EST

South Africa President Jacob Zuma faces more than seven hundred charges of corruption in connecti(image)



Nigerian General Leading the Fight Against Boko Haram is Replaced

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:01:03 EST

The Nigerian Army announced on December 6 that Major General Rogers Ibe Nicholas is(image)



Women Around the World: This Week

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:33:12 EST

Child marriage in Iraq(image)



Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: December 2 to December 8

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 10:00:48 EST

Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political v(image)



Zimbabwe’s Informal Economy Has High Expectations for Change

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 11:34:32 EST

John Hosinski is the former senior program officer of the Africa department at the Solidarity(image)



Banking on the Future – Moms Learn From Their Daughters

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 10:11:21 EST

Sometimes children are the best teachers.(image)



The National Youth Service Corps: A Bridge to Nationalism in Nigeria

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 12:09:04 EST

Ayobami Egunyomi is a Franklin Williams intern for Africa Policy Studies at the Council on Fo(image)



Pivotal Elections of 2017

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 11:28:11 EST

2017 saw a wave of consequential elections around the world, as citizens voted to change their co(image)



Boko Haram Conflict Enters Counterinsurgency Phase as Nigeria Erects “Fortresses”

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 17:08:05 EST

Jacob Zenn is a Fellow on African and Eurasian Affairs at The Jamestown Foundation. (image)



New Report on Africa's Internally Displaced Persons

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 11:38:58 EST

Internally displaced persons (IDPs) are those forced to leave their homes but who do not cross in(image)



Zimbabwe Cabinet Appointments Disappoint

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 12:26:55 EST

Friends of Zimbabwe hoped that President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s cabinet appointments would signal a(image)



Mugabe Falls as Zuma Struggles to Hold on

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 10:44:59 EST

Zimbabwe and South Africa are adjacent geographically and share a parallel history, but they are(image)



Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: November 25 - December 1

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 10:18:44 EST

Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political v(image)



New Study on Trump Administration's Impact on U.S.-Africa Relations

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 09:31:57 EST

The South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) has released a(image)



Robert Mugabe: Icon and Kleptocrat

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 13:33:30 EST

The rule of Robert Mugabe, the world’s oldest and independent Zimbabwe’s only chief of state, end(image)



The Intransigence of Kenya’s Raila Odinga

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 09:09:32 EST

Not only is opposition leader Raila Odinga refusing to recognize the presidency of Uhuru Kenyatta(image)



Two Wives, One Robert Mugabe

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 10:55:37 EST

It is in the interest of the ZANU-PF regime, now headed by former vice president Emmerson Mnangag(image)



Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: November 18 - November 24

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 09:51:20 EST

Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political v(image)



It’s Time to End Gender-Based Violence in Conflict

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:24:32 EST

“In the beginning, I counted the number of rapists but when it reached twenty, I said that I woul(image)



Facing Impeachment, Zimbabwe's Mugabe Resigns

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 12:05:51 EST

Robert Mugabe(image)



Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: November 11 - November 17

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:59:07 EST

Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political v(image)



Mugabe Holds On

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:15:53 EST

Zimbabwe’s ruling party, the ZANU-PF, has expelled Robert Mugabe and it is demanding that he resi(image)



Mugabe and Mubarak

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 17:23:40 EST

Robert Mugabe is finally falling from power, after 37 years of vicious dictatorship that ruined h(image)



Responding to Coups That Aren’t Coups

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:01:57 EST

Spokesmen are insisting that the military’s(image)



How the Situation in Zimbabwe Could Proceed

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:43:29 EST

In the aftermath of the November 15 military intervention, there are credible rumors that(image)



Military Coup in Zimbabwe Remains Bloodless

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 10:57:56 EST

As of today, the military seems to be firmly in control of Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare, after what(image)



A Coup Could be in the Works Against Zimbabwe's Mugabe

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 11:59:41 EST

The era of coups in Africa is supposed to be over.(image)



Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: November 4 - November 10

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 09:23:26 EST

Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political v(image)



How South Africa’s ANC Will Choose its Next Leader

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 11:42:50 EST

The African National Congress’s (ANC) party convention will take place from December 16 to Decemb(image)



Fifty-Seven Years After: The Case for Restructuring Nigeria

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 11:48:25 EST

Ayobami Egunyomi is a Franklin Williams intern for Africa Policy Studies at the Council on Fo(image)



Understanding the Race for South Africa's ANC Leadership

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 12:29:14 EST

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma, worth over $20 million, is widely regarded as corrupt, a sex(image)



Will the Niger Attack Shift U.S. Policy in West Africa?

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 11:54:48 EST

The killing of four U.S.(image)



Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: October 28 - November 3

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 11:01:39 EST

Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political v(image)



What Went Wrong With Kenya’s Elections?

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 13:58:31 EDT

In the decade leading up to the 2017 election cycle, Kenya was on a positive democratic trajector(image)



Symbols of Race Relations in the United States and South Africa

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 11:49:08 EDT

South Africa and the United States share certain similarities.(image)



The Trump Administration and Africa So Far

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 10:27:05 EDT

Throughout his entire tweeting career, before his inauguration and after, President Trump has men(image)



Odinga Calls for a ‘People’s Assembly’ to Govern Kenya in Place of Kenyatta

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 12:56:51 EDT

Raila Odinga refuses to accept as legitimate the repeat presidential elections of October 26, in(image)



Questions Remain as IEBC Declares Kenyatta Victor in Election Rerun

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 13:50:11 EDT

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), the agency charged with conducting el(image)



Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: October 21 - October 27

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 10:33:05 EDT

Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political v(image)



Low Turnout, Protests, and No End in Sight for Kenyan Election Crisis

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 10:07:12 EDT

Only a third of registered voters in Kenya (image)



Ending Polio in Nigeria Once and for All

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 11:19:55 EDT

Toyin Saraki(image)



Scene Setter: Kenya's October 26 Presidential Elections

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 11:34:03 EDT

Ballot papers printed in Dubai are arriving at Nairobi airport and being distributed around the c(image)



There Is a Difference: Nigeria and Niger

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 11:23:53 EDT

With the increased media attention to the Sahel in the aftermath of the(image)



Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: October 14 - October 20

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:36:16 EDT

Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political v(image)



What Zimbabwe’s Cybersecurity Ministry Says About Human Rights in the Country

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:55:22 EDT

Arthur Gwagwa is an Open Technology Fund Senior Research Fellow at Strathmore Law School.(image)



U.S. Casualties in the Sahel Highlight Jihadi Persistence

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:39:32 EDT

The American military presence in Niger is attracting increasing attention in the United States f(image)



Uncertainty Abounds as Top Kenyan Election Commissioner Flees Country Amid Death Threats

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:07:23 EDT

Kenya’s new elections are scheduled for October 26.(image)



What's in a Name? For the Nigerian Civil War, Everything

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:08:37 EDT

Wars associated with secessionist movements often have multiple names, some are associated with t(image)



Chad Removes Hundreds of Soldiers From Nigerien Region Affected by Boko Haram

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:23:28 EDT

The Voice of America (VOA), citing “humanitarian sources and officials,”(image)