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10Sep
BRIEFING: Intercommunal clashes in Sila and Ouaddaï provinces, Chad
Publication

“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.” […]

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08Oct
Desecration of places of worship: a new vigilance test for Togolese authorities
Strategic brief

Many acts of desecration of places of worship occurred in Togo, in a context of ECOWAS-led post-August 2017 crisis political dialogue. In a context not yet completely relaxed, it is necessary for the Togolese authorities to avoid the religious issue to be part of the security problems. They will do so by showing firmness and impartiality in the management of these desecration cases.

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19Feb
Temporary mission in African country: here are the priorities in terms of safety
Strategic brief

As a manager, it might be stressful to send members of your staff for a temporary mission in an African country. Many areas of the continent are considered dangerous for foreigners, and the security issues quickly become the most important of your concerns. Stake experts outlines the most vital priorities to take into account in terms of safety while sending your staff abroad.

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22Jan
A Malawi-Mozambique energy partnership would be a strategically sound option
Strategic brief

The news recently related that Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) acquired diesel-powered generators in order to reduce extended load shedding hours the country was facing since last year. This option should not be but temporary, given the strategically better possibility of an “energy alliance” with neighbor Mozambique.

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