December 6, 2017Sub-Saharan Africa
The new report, released by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) and the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), concludes that in the first six months of 2017, an additional 2.7 million people have been internally displaced in Africa.
December 5, 2017Zimbabwe
Friends of Zimbabwe hoped that President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s cabinet appointments would signal a shift away from the tyranny of deposed president Robert Mugabe. Instead, Mnangagwa’s appointments have signaled continuity, not change.
December 4, 2017Nigeria
This update represents violence in Nigeria and violence related to Boko Haram in Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad, and Niger between November 25 to December 1.
December 7, 2017Nigeria
The latest news from northeastern Nigeria is that the Nigerian army will erect fortresses around the region’s larger towns to prevent Boko Haram raids and allow farmers to tend their fields in safety. The military has now entered a counterinsurgency phase of the conflict.
December 1, 2017South Africa
Will Zuma be able to continue his control of the ANC party machinery at the December party convention? If he can, then Dlamini-Zuma will probably win the party leadership, buying Zuma the ability to fill-out his presidential term, which ends in 2019.
November 30, 2017Sub-Saharan Africa
The study, more than forty pages in length, is as much about the U.S. president and his administration as it is about Africa. It is a thoughtful and devastating critique.