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.
For two years now, Burkina Faso has been facing a rise in the number of terrorist attacks in the North, especially around its borders with Niger and Mali. Now, the attacks have spread to the eastern part of the country, killing many civilians and soldiers of the Defense and Security Forces (FDS).
On the occasion of its assessment of the Ebola epidemic situation in the provinces of North Kivu and Ituri, the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of Congo reviewed the history of Ebola epidemics across the country. After analyzing this data, Stake experts points to the security context as the main aggravating factor in the current epidemic in the country.Read More
The latest release by the Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) has pointed 2017 general scores of good governance in African countries. Under the category of Safety and rule of law, the Personal Safety scores consists of six indicators (perception of personal safety, reliability of police services, absence of social unrest, absence of crime, absence of government violence against civilians, absence of human trafficking) from seven data sources which Stake experts gathered for our readers to assess the threat on personal security in African countries at a glance. Read More