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The Climate Security-Violent Extremism Nexus in West Africa 12 February 2024 | Africa | Fight Against Terrorism

The Climate Security-Violent Extremism Nexus in West Africa

Our 5th Southern Talks welcomes Dr. Ebimboere Seiyefa

African Shared Values Vs the Implication of Increasing Authoritarianism in the Greater Sahel and Gulf of Guinea 21 December 2023 | Africa | Security & Conflict

African Shared Values Vs the Implication of Increasing Authoritarianism in the Greater Sahel and Gulf of Guinea

On leadership shifts that might challenge Africa's shared values and impact the entire system built around on local, regional and international level.

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Reading of the Week: Traditional Approaches to Displacement Are Not Working

[ © Baker Institute ]

 Historically, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has approached the problem of refugee displacement by working toward three optimal solutions: voluntary repatriation, local integration in the country where a refugee has sought asylum, and resettlement in a third country. These have all become more difficult to achieve.  

Wagner Group is now Africa Corps. What this means for Russias operations on the continent

[ © The Conversation ]

 In August 2023, Wagner Group leader Yevgeny Prigozhin died after his private jet crashed about an hour after taking off in Moscow. He had been Russia’s pointman in Africa since the Wagner Group began operating on the continent in 2017.  

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