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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)



Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: August 5 - August 11

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 07:33:45 EDT

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



Dangerous Times for Kenya

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 15:39:15 EDT

What Kenyans hoped would not happen has happened.(image)



The Kenyan Elections: One Day Later

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 17:31:14 EDT

In Kenya and around the world, anxiety is mounting about the potential for violence following the(image)






Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: July 29 – August 4

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 10:32:13 EDT

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



Scene Setter: Kenya’s August 8 Elections

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 17:07:17 EDT

On Tuesday, August 8, Kenyans will vote to fill about 1,880 positions.(image)



Germany's 1904 Genocide in Namibia

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 16:28:58 EDT

In what is often called the twentieth century’s first genocide, the German colonial authorities,(image)



Boko Haram Blocks Oil Exploration in Northeast Nigeria

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 13:31:30 EDT

Usually, Nigeria is Africa’s largest oil producing nation, producing as many as 2 million barrels(image)



Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: July 22 - July 28

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 16:36:57 EDT

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



Drought and the Kenyan Elections

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 12:29:57 EDT

The very tight race between Uhuru Kenyatta and his Jubilee Party and Raila Odinga and the Nationa(image)



Boko Haram's Abubakar Shekau: Dead or Alive?

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 15:38:18 EDT

Since 2009, the Nigerian security services have regularly reported that they have killed Boko Har(image)



Polls Tighten in Run-Up to Kenya's Presidential Election

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 15:14:21 EDT

Kenya’s elections are scheduled to be held on August 8, exactly two weeks from today, and the rac(image)



Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: July 15 - July 21

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 10:45:08 EDT

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



What Famines?

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:37:38 EDT

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Chinese Soft Power in Africa

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:17:50 EDT

Western media coverage of Chinese initiatives in Africa focuses on trade and investment, resource(image)



The U.S. Justice Department and Kleptocracy in Nigeria

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 16:48:56 EDT

Muhammadu Buhari’s 2015 presidential victory owed much to the perception among Nigerians that the(image)



A Political Opening in South Africa

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 14:20:08 EDT

Since 1994, electoral politics in South Africa has been dominated by the African National Congres(image)



Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: July 8 – July 14

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 14:29:14 EDT

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



National Security Implications of Climate Change

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 12:17:07 EDT

The United States House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology hosted a series of roundt(image)



Land Reform in South Africa: Another Zimbabwe?

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 13:11:30 EDT

Among some foreign observers, there has long been(image)



Communal Conflict Illustrates Nigeria’s Security Challenges

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 16:15:54 EDT

The director general(image)



Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: July 1 – July 7

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 11:23:41 EDT

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



New African Cardinal From Mali

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 15:59:43 EDT

Pope Francis(image)



Russia Selling Su-30 Fighters to Nigeria

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 14:37:42 EDT

According to Russian media, the Nigeria is buying twelve Su-30 fighter jets from Russia, two of w(image)



Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: June 24 – June 30

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 09:34:18 EDT

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



South Africa's ANC Policy Conference Begins

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 12:48:27 EDT

With almost two-thirds of the seats in parliament, the African National Congress (ANC) is South A(image)



Buhari's Ramadan Message Fuels Speculation Over His Health

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 16:47:37 EDT

To mark the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan (Eid-el-Fitr),(image)



South African Youth Fed Up With Formal Politics

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:48:46 EDT

As in the United States and many other countries, the rate of participation of those aged fifteen(image)



U.S. and UK Revoke Visas for Nigerian Officers Connected to Human Rights Abuses

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:53:42 EDT

A special Nigeria Army Board of Inquiry focusing on alleged human rights abuses(image)



Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: June 17 - June 23

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:54:21 EDT

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



Dlamini-Zuma: Foreign Minister, Doctor, Ex-Wife

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:07:36 EDT

The campaign is heating up for the leadership of the African National Congress (ANC), South Afric(image)



South Africa's Democratic Alliance Weathers Twitter Scandal

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:01:29 EDT

In a period of economic challenges and political scandals, South Africa’s constitutional and demo(image)



Pope Demands Obedience From Nigerian Catholics

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:42:19 EDT

Pope Francis has(image)



Bribery and Election Rigging Stand Trial in Nigeria

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 15:18:45 EDT

A trial now underway appears to provide granular detail about the role of bribery in rigging elec(image)



Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: June 10 - June 16

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 08:52:44 EDT

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



Nigerian Corruption Exposed

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 13:33:34 EDT

An important factor in the 2015 presidential victory of Muhammadu Buhari—the first time in Nigeri(image)



Acting Nigerian President Visits Site of Boko Haram Terror Attack

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:50:33 EDT

Nigeria’s acting President Yemi Osinbajo(image)



Arguments for the Restructuring of Nigeria

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 14:28:25 EDT

In a thoughtful, must-read(image)



An Uptick in Somali Piracy Caused by a Wave of Poor Maritime Decision-Making

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:18:53 EDT

Cheryl Strauss Einhorn is the creator of the AREA Method, a decision making system for indivi(image)



Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: June 3 - June 9

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 13:20:45 EDT

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



Women Around the World: This Week

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 14:09:09 EDT

Women fight to liberate Raqqa(image)



The Lord's Resistance Army Persists

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 13:17:14 EDT

African Union (AU) Commission Chairman Moussa Faki Mahamat announced that the Lord’s Resistance A(image)



African Money Laundering Moves to Canada

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 13:19:13 EDT

The looting of Africa by its elites with the witting or unwitting complicity of overseas partners(image)



Mali is Heating Up

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 14:55:32 EDT

Last week,(image)



Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: May 27 – June 2

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 10:24:24 EDT

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



Norwegian Refugee Council Highlights Neglected Crises

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 10:29:21 EDT

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), a highly respected, independent non-governmental organizatio(image)



South Africa’s President Zuma Avoids Party Ouster

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 13:31:28 EDT

The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the African National Congress (ANC)(image)