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February 1, 2023

South Africa
The Limits of the U.S.-South Africa Relationship

The Biden administration’s attempts to build closer bonds with South Africa may not bear fruit, but it may be worth devoting more attention to nongovernmental actors.

In front of the flags of the United States and the Republic of South Africa, U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and South Africa's Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana sit at the head of a table for a bilateral meeting in Pretoria, South Africa.

January 30, 2023

Censorship and Freedom of Expression
Whither Political Freedoms in Africa?

When it comes to civil liberties in Africa, Western governments and institutions must put their monies where their mouths are.

A vigil is shown with dozens of lit candles for prominent journalist Martinez Zogo. A poster of his face is shown which reads "Ta famille d'Amplitude FM te dit."

January 11, 2023

Ukraine
The West Is Sending Light Tanks to Ukraine. Will They Make a Difference?

Ukraine is set to receive dozens of light tanks from the United States, France, and Germany. How will these weapons bolster Ukraine’s defense against Russia?

A Marder infantry fighting vehicle rolls ashore from a floating bridge in Saxony, Germany..

January 31, 2023

Nigeria
Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: January 21-27

This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger from January 21 to January 27, 2023. 

Map of Nigeria shaded in red to reflect Nigeria Security Tracker-documented deaths per state. Borno state, the northeastern-most state, is dark red, while the rest of the country are shades of pink. Regions of Cameroon, Chad, and Niger that have experienced Boko Haram-related violence are also shaded.

January 25, 2023

Nigeria
Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: January 14-20

This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger from January 14 to January 20, 2023. 

Map of Nigeria shaded in red to reflect Nigeria Security Tracker-documented deaths per state. Borno state, the northeastern-most state, is dark red, while the rest of the country are shades of pink. Regions of Cameroon, Chad, and Niger that have experienced Boko Haram-related violence are also shaded.

January 18, 2023

Nigeria
Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: January 7-13

This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger from January 7 to January 13, 2023. 

Map of Nigeria shaded in red to reflect Nigeria Security Tracker-documented deaths per state. Borno state, the northeastern-most state, is dark red, while the rest of the country are shades of pink. Regions of Cameroon, Chad, and Niger that have experienced Boko Haram-related violence are also shaded.

December 12, 2022

South Africa
Darryl G. Behrman Lecture on Africa Policy: The Legacy of Nelson Mandela

Panelists discuss the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela, following the release of Mandela: The Lost Tapes, which features never-before-heard audio from interviews with Mandela for Long Walk to Freedo…

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January 10, 2023

Nigeria
Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: December 31-January 6

This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger from December 31, 2022, to January 6, 2023.

Map of Nigeria shaded in red to reflect Nigeria Security Tracker-documented deaths per state. Borno state, the northeastern-most state, is dark red, while the rest of the country are shades of pink. Regions of Cameroon, Chad, and Niger that have experienced Boko Haram-related violence are also shaded.

October 11, 2022

West Africa
Religion and Foreign Policy Webinar: The Politics of Religion and Gender in West Africa

Chiedo Nwankwor, vice dean of education and academic affairs, and director of SAIS Women Lead at Johns Hopkins University, and Ebenezer Obadare, the Douglas Dillon senior fellow for Africa studies at…

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January 9, 2023

Nigeria
Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: December 24-30

This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger from December 24 to December 30, 2022. 

Map of Nigeria shaded in red to reflect Nigeria Security Tracker-documented deaths per state. Borno state, the northeastern-most state, is dark red, while the rest of the country are shades of pink. Regions of Cameroon, Chad, and Niger that have experienced Boko Haram-related violence are also shaded.