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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)



Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: October 7 - October 13

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:14:24 EDT

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



Powerful Rhetoric Gives Insight Into Biafran Independence Narratives

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 11:58:11 EDT

The still unknown whereabouts of Namdi Kanu, a leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB),(image)



Detainees Suspected of Ties to Boko Haram Begin Secret Trials

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 17:36:10 EDT

The Nigerian security services have imprisoned thousands of people suspected of being tied to Bok(image)



The Drama Continues: Kenya's Raila Odinga Withdraws From Election Re-Run

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 16:01:28 EDT

On Tuesday, the principal presidential opposition candidate, Raila Odinga of the National Super A(image)



Investing in Girls’ Education Transforms Rural Communities

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 14:37:10 EDT

The global urban-rural divide is deepening.(image)



Secession Movements Raise Tensions in Nigeria and Cameroon

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 15:00:48 EDT

In the midst of secession movements in Catalonia and Iraqi Kurdistan, the New York Times(image)



Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: September 30 - October 6

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 10:30:42 EDT

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



Resistance to President Buhari’s Anticorruption Campaign

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 14:11:01 EDT

President Muhammadu Buhari won election in 2015 on the basis of his promise to restore security b(image)



Three Green Berets Killed in Niger

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 10:37:35 EDT

The United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) has announced that three U.S.(image)






The Distorted Memory of Biafra

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 14:31:42 EDT

This past Sunday’s edition of the New York Times ran a(image)



AGOA: The U.S.-Africa Trade Program

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 11:48:05 EDT

Introduction The cornerstone of U.S.(image)



Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: September 23 - September 29

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 13:50:48 EDT

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



Good Governance, Better Healthcare for Uganda

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 12:22:13 EDT

Travis Bias, DO, MPH, DTM&H, is a family medicine physician in California and former visi(image)



Women Around the World: This Week

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 11:12:03 EDT

Saudi Arabia lifts driving ban for women(image)



Nnamdi Kanu and the Indigenous People of Biafra

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 14:25:01 EDT

The government of Nigeria has formally(image)



Kenya's Big Men are Failing Her

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 10:34:22 EDT

“Big men” have long been the scourge of Africa.(image)



Counterterrorism Partner Chad Included in New Travel Ban

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 10:19:26 EDT

President Donald Trump’s(image)



Maternal and Reproductive Healthcare in Humanitarian Crises

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 16:25:46 EDT

Since last July, 1.2 million refugees have fled South Sudan for northern Uganda, a small country(image)



Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: September 16 - September 22

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 09:35:46 EDT

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



Kenyan Supreme Court Gives its Reasons

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 10:53:50 EDT

On Wednesday, the Kenyan Supreme court(image)



A Third Option for the ANC

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:09:02 EDT

As the fight for the lea(image)



Biafra is Back

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:13:24 EDT

Tension is rising in Nigeria over secessionist claims by “Biafran” organizations in southeast Nig(image)



Fifty Years Later: U.S. Intelligence Shortcomings in the Nigerian Civil War

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:38:24 EDT

The Nigerian Civil war, which lasted from July 1966 to January 1970, remains the most significant(image)



Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: September 9 - September 15

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:41:06 EDT

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



The Paradox of Rwanda's Paul Kagame

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:27:26 EDT

President Paul Kagame, along with many other chiefs of state, will be visiting New York for the o(image)



Connecting Women’s Education to the Workforce in Africa

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 15:28:41 EDT

September is back-to-school month, a time of excitement and anxiety for many adolescents, who won(image)



The Trouble With Oil Pipelines in Nigeria

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 11:25:33 EDT

On Wednesday in Abuja, the group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation(image)



'Don't Underestimate Zuma'

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 09:18:04 EDT

For those in South Africa and elsewhere devoted to the rule of law, the supremacy of constitution(image)



Update on South Africa’s Leadership Fight

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 08:57:47 EDT

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) chooses a new party leader in December.(image)



Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: September 2 - September 8

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 10:57:06 EDT

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



Senator Coons on U.S.-Africa Relationship

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 10:06:37 EDT

Sen.(image)



China Gives a Dam

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 15:33:42 EDT

The Nigerian government has announced that the(image)



Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: August 26 - September 1

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 11:20:42 EDT

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



Victory for the Rule of Law in Kenya

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 14:04:43 EDT

The Kenyan Supreme Court(image)



Codel to West Africa

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 16:16:11 EDT

With the exception of U.S.(image)






Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: August 19 - August 25

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 09:46:34 EDT

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



Boko Haram Factions May Seek State Cooperation

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 15:34:41 EDT

According to conventional wisdom, the insurrection based in northeastern Nigeria and the Cameroon(image)



Zimbabwe Grotesques

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 17:08:28 EDT

In what is hopefully the twilight of the Mugabe regime, one weird episode follows another.(image)



Trump Staying the Course with Angola

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 16:59:35 EDT

Rachael Sullivan is a Master of Public Administration candidate at Columbia University School(image)



President Buhari Returns Home

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 17:12:04 EDT

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Uneasy Stalemate in Postelection Kenya

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 12:52:17 EDT

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has emerged from a close and widely watched election as winner ov(image)



Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: August 12 - August 18

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:22:09 EDT

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



Regional Challenges in the Wake of the Kenya Elections

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:00:24 EDT

Rachael Sullivan is a Master of Public Administration candidate at Columbia University School(image)



Silicon Valley, Silicon Allee, and…Silicon Lagoon?

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:03:56 EDT

Sabriyya Pate is the Franklin Williams Intern with the Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studi(image)



International Observers and the Kenya Election

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:09:15 EDT

The outcome of the Kenya elections remains disputed.(image)