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.
On November 30, 2018, Cameroon’s President signed a decree to create a national committee to disarm, demobilize and reintegrate (DDR) secessionists in the English-speaking regions and former Boko Haram militants in the Far North. The move, while welcomed by some observers who consider it a step forward towards achieving peace in the concerned regions, is too early, for the English-speaking parts of Cameroon and poorly adapted to the fight against terrorists in the Far North.