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September 26, 2017

Chad
Chad-Travel-Ban-Counterterrorism-N'djamena Counterterrorism Partner Chad Included in New Travel Ban

President Donald Trump’s new order banning most travel to the United States applies to seven states—Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, North Korea, and, for some reason, Chad. To include Chad on tha…

October 17, 2017

Chad
Chad-Military-Nigeria-Niger-Boko-Haram Chad Removes Hundreds of Soldiers From Nigerien Region Affected by Boko Haram

The Voice of America (VOA), citing “humanitarian sources and officials,” reports that Chad has withdrawn “hundreds” of troops from Niger where they had been fighting Boko Haram. Shortly after the ann…

September 26, 2016

Global Governance
Global Order and the New Regionalism

Overview Regional institutions and initiatives have proliferated in the twenty-first century. This latest wave of regional innovation raises, in new guise, a long-standing conundrum for global ord…

April 28, 2017

Nigeria
Lake Chad Oslo final International Inaction and Famine in the Lake Chad Basin

Peter Lundberg, United Nations (UN) Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator for Nigeria, stated on April 25 that the aid organizations working in northeast Nigeria will run out of cash by June if pledges mad…

March 3, 2017

Nigeria
Podcast People wash clothes in a dry riverbed in Maroua, Cameroon The Lake Chad Crisis

In this episode of the Africa in Transition Podcast series John Campbell is joined by the International Crisis Group’s Nnamdi Obasi, Hans De Marie Heungoup, and EJ Hogendoorn. The group discusses the…

November 13, 2017

Nigeria
Nigeria-Boko-Haram-Terrorists-Security-Tracker Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: November 4 - November 10

This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger between November 4 to November 10.

November 6, 2017

Nigeria
Nigeria-Boko-Haram-Terrorists-Security-Tracker Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: October 28 - November 3

This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger between October 28 and November 3.

November 6, 2017

Niger
Airmen unload a C-130J Super Hercules during a deployment at Agadez, Niger. Will the Niger Attack Shift U.S. Policy in West Africa?

An attack on Green Berets in southwest Niger has reignited a debate over U.S. policy in the region that stretches back decades.

October 30, 2017

Nigeria
Nigeria-Boko-Haram-Terrorists Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: October 21 - October 27

The most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria, as well as from Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger, from October 21 to October 27, 2017.

October 26, 2017

Infectious Diseases
Nigeria-World-Polio-Day-Vaccination-Immunization Ending Polio in Nigeria Once and for All

Toyin Saraki is the founder and president of Africa’s premier maternal and children’s health charity, the Wellbeing Foundation Africa, and a long-standing advocate for universal immunization in her n…