- Daily Brief
- January 25, 2022
Conflicting policies and poor regional coordination are stymying the counter-terrorism strategy.
Egypt’s water interests are clashing with Sudan’s agricultural aims and Ethiopia’s energy superpower goals.
Islamist militants have made inroads into the resource-rich but marginalised Cabo Delgado region.
The president’s strategy, whether based on political stability or strategic calculations, have upended the race.
The al-Qaeda affiliate presents a complex social, economic and security challenge for Sahel nations.
The president’s bid for a third term is a fresh challenge to West Africa’s constitutional democracies.
Investment strategies and national interests are colliding with development realities in the continent.
Despite community resistance, the Islamist extremist group has gained a foothold in the security void.
Burkinabe citizens are grappling with the consequences of a recent spike in militant violence.
Regional governments will struggle to halt a spike in petro-piracy and kidnap for ransom schemes.
The southward expansion of Islamist groups threatening to destabilise the entire West African region.
The massive dam project has strained tensions between nations located along the Blue Nile.