Showing posts tagged with: East Africa
02Sep
What contribution of the AfCFTA to peace and security in Africa?
Insight
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 increased interdependence through the necessary stability that promotes trade, what contribution can the AfCFTA make to a more stable and prosperous Africa?

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19Aug
Sudan at the beginning of a new era
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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, to the refusal of demonstrators of a military-led transition.

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15Aug
BRIEFING: Political situation in Sudan (Follow-up)
Publication

“It is clear that some of the population in Sudan remains dissatisfied with the agreement between the TMC and the FFC on the transition, especially since the implementation of the Political Declaration and the Constitutional Declaration will not be followed by direct effects perceptible to the population (the TMC will be dissolved, but the military will retain the presidency of the Sovereign Transition Council during the first 21 months of the transition).” […]

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24Jul
BRIEFING : Ethiopia, political tensions in the context of the creation of a Sidama State
Publication

“The heavy-handed intervention by security forces during the July 22 demonstrations in Hawassa could radicalize the positions of the pro-Sidama state movement in the region, leading to even more violent clashes.” […]

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