Former Ambassador John Campbell illustrates the history and importance of Nigeria, a country too often overlooked by the West.
The Council on Foreign Relations' Nigeria Security Tracker is an effort to catalog and map political violence based on a weekly survey of Nigerian and international press. The data presented includes violent incidents related to political, economic, and social grievances directed at the state or other affiliated groups (or, conversely, the state employing violence to respond to those incidents.)
Please join our panelists for a discussion of China’s development model in Africa and the effects of its expanding influence on the continent, with a focus on economic investments and diplomacy.
The Sub-Saharan Security Tracker (SST) draws on data from the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data (ACLED) Project, which documents political conflict across Africa. ACLED collects and codes reports of political violence from the media as well as local and international organizations.