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December 6, 2022

Nigeria
Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: November 26-December 2

This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger from November 26 to December 2, 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.

December 8, 2022

Russia
Russia’s Constitution Day, EU Mulls Enlargement, U.S.-Africa Summit, and More

Russia celebrates its Constitution Day as President Vladimir Putin manages the messaging around his war in Ukraine; the European Union’s top political leaders discuss possible expansion of the bloc a…

Podcast Russian President Putin attends an exhibition marking the 81st anniversary of WW2 historical parade in central Moscow

December 1, 2022

South Africa
A Fresh Start Eludes South Africa

The South African President tried to focus his country on the future, but the past–including his own–continues to intrude.

Sitting on an orange chair, beside a table with several stacks of paper covered in green film, South Africa's former Chief Justice awaits the handing over of the report on the Phala Phala scandal in Cape Town, South Africa.

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…

Play The Politics of Religion and Gender in West Africa

November 29, 2022

Nigeria
Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: November 19-25

This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger from November 19 to November 25, 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.

November 16, 2022

Nigeria
Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: November 5-11

This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger from November 5 to November 11, 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.

August 25, 2022

West Africa
Preventing Conflict in Coastal West Africa

The Global Fragility Act allows the United States to encourage greater stability in Benin, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, and Togo over the next ten years, argues Eric Silla, though it will be contentio…

A police officer looks on protesters blocking the road in Conakry, Guinea.

November 21, 2022

Nigeria
Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: November 12-18

This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger from November 12 to November 18, 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.

November 3, 2022

East Africa
Climate Change and Regional Instability in the Horn of Africa

Climate change is exacerbating instability in the Horn of Africa. Democratizing climate awareness, respecting African energy needs, and supporting regional organizations are strategies to mitigate it…

November 1, 2022

Nigeria
Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: October 22-28

This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger from October 22 to October 28, 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.