Showing posts tagged with: West Africa
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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09Sep
What strategic advantage of the US Air Force 201 Base in Niger?
Insight
Will the establishment of US Air Force Base 201 in Agadez, Niger, make a tangible difference in the fight against terrorism? This major project – whose delivery had already been postponed once at the end of 2018 after delays due to weather conditions – is one of the assets of the American military presence in Niger.

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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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19Jun
BRIEFING: Post-electoral violence in Tchaourou and Savè, Benin
Publication

“The demonstrators in Tchaourou and Savè seem to have quickly organized themselves in the face of repression, as evidenced by the high number of casualties in the police and army forces. Such a rapid organization can be explained by two main hypotheses.” […]

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