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The African Geopolitical ATLAS 2020: 84 outlooks of Africa

Stake experts has just published the first edition of its African Geopolitical ATLAS 2020. This 222-pages bilingual (English and French) book aims to provide decision-makers with a snapshot of the geopolitical changes taking place on the continent during the study period. It is the result of two years of collecting and processing statistical data from […]

The National dialogue in Cameroon is a new test of good faith for Yaoundé

After a high-profile government announcement, and a series of consultations in recent weeks, the national dialogue opened on September 30, 2019, in Yaoundé, Cameroon and is expected to last for a week. A large number of actors are invited to participate: several opposition political parties, civil society organizations and religious leaders (including the Catholic Church) […]

BRIEFING: Intercommunal clashes in Sila and Ouaddaï provinces, Chad

“This volatile security situation is essentially seasonal, and linked to the transhumance of Zaghawa herders and their herds. The intensity and lethality of clashes have increased over the years for at least two reasons.” […]

What strategic advantage of the US Air Force 201 Base in Niger?

Will the establishment of US Air Force Base 201 in Agadez, Niger, make a tangible difference in the fight against terrorism? This major project – whose delivery had already been postponed once at the end of 2018 after delays due to weather conditions – is one of the assets of the American military presence in […]

What contribution of the AfCFTA to peace and security in Africa?

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), the operational phase of which was launched at the 12th Extraordinary Meeting of the Summit of Heads of State and Government of the African Union, held on July 7, 2019, in Niamey, Niger, is a crucial step in the continent’s economic integration process. Beyond the theoretical argument suggesting […]

Sudan at the beginning of a new era

Between December 2018 and August 2019, the Sudanese protest brought about significant political changes in the country. Here is a chronological overview by Stake experts, of what could be the beginning of a new era in Sudan; from the protests against the high cost of living that led to the fall of President Omar al-Bashir, […]