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The African continent is home to over 50 countries. Our main area of interests are North Africa, the Sahel and Sub-Saharan Africa. We also cover adjacent areas, water and airspace, such as the Gulf of Guinea and the Red Sea.

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تقاريرنا باللغة العربية

12 July 2018

قائمة بجميع تقاريرنا باللغة العربية



  Daily news


Un Provides $9.5 Milliom For Famine Prevention In Somalia



[ © Garowe Online ]

Tunisia: Soumoud Coalition calls for national dialogue to amend new Constitution



[ © Middle East Monitor ]

Senegal signs peace deal with rebels in countrys south



[ © Arab News ]

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  Weekly readings


The Specter of Politics as Usual in Kenyas 2022 Election



[ © Carnegie Endowment For International peace ]

 Kenya’s election season is now in its final stretch. On August 9, 2022, voters across the country and members of the diaspora will head to the polls for another general election. Nationally, two front-runners—Deputy President William Ruto and long-time opposition leader Raila Odinga—are facing off in a contentious race to succeed outgoing President Uhuru Kenyatta, who is completing his second and final term in office. This election cycle comes at a time of significant economic discontent, with many Kenyans concerned about rising costs of living, public debt, and pervasive corruption. Given that Kenyatta is not up for reelection and that the country’s ruling coalition has splintered, Kenya will see a leadership change no matter what the outcome is.  

The Boko Haram Conflict and Food Insecurity: Does Resilience Capacity Matter?



[ © Center For The Studies of African Economies (CSAE) ]

 As the frequency of natural disasters and civil conflicts spikes globally, rapid response systems, the likes of early warning systems facilitating rapid intervention, assume prominence (Smith & Frankenberger, 2018). While such interventions alleviate crises, they seldom address the underlying vulnerability. Occasionally, the short-term interventions generate serial dependence of individuals and households on aid and handouts (Alinovi et al., 2008; Bene et al., 2016). Some of these concerns motivate the recent calls for the resilience approach to development, whereby building resilience capacity becomes a primary concern of development planning and emergency interventions (Tendall et al., 2015).  



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