Showing posts tagged with: West Africa
2019: what elections to follow in Africa?
2019 will be a busy year for the African continent politically. Among other key topics that will retain the attention of our observers and analysts, Stake Experts is compiling a list of elections to be followed on the continent during the year.

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Burkina Faso: What are the reasons behind the expansion of terrorist attacks to the East?

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).

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Desecration of places of worship: a new vigilance test for Togolese authorities
Strategic brief

Many acts of desecration of places of worship occurred in Togo, in a context of ECOWAS-led post-August 2017 crisis political dialogue. In a context not yet completely relaxed, it is necessary for the Togolese authorities to avoid the religious issue to be part of the security problems. They will do so by showing firmness and impartiality in the management of these desecration cases.

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What is the extent of small arms trafficking in West Africa?
Small arms and light weapons traffic has been fueling insecurity in West Africa for several years. It is even more difficult to stop it because the decision-makers have few figures to grasp its extent…

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