Many demonstrations have been taking place for several weeks now against Omar al-Bashir’s Sudanese regime. The demonstrators, who first took the streets to protest against the high cost of living after a hike in the price of bread, are now calling for the resignation of President al-Bashir. They are supported by the Umma Party, the main opposition party. Is Sudan engaged in the revolution that will bring down Omar al-Bashir (in power since 1993)? What future does this prospect open for the country?
After the publication of the latest report of the Stockholm Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), Stake experts look into the value of arms contracts to African countries over the past decade. Russia, the United States, but also France and China remain the continent’s most important armaments partners.Read More
In an analysis of Central African region published in the “Continental hot spots in 2019” series, Stake experts called for vigilance on the high risk of creating a “gray zone” in term of security on the border between Cameroon and Nigeria. Let’s look into this hypothesis in the details.
Whether they are old unresolved crises or conflicts that have grown in recent years, several regions of the African continent remain subject to strong political and security tensions. Stake Experts created a map of the areas in crisis across the continent to provide factual insights into the geopolitical environment of the continent in 2019.