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Stability and vulnerability in the Sahel: the regional roles and internal dynamics of Chad and Niger
Scene de rue_Gustave Deghilage with CC licence from Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Paul Melly , Ben Shepherd 19 April 2016
Chad and Niger are among the world’s least developed countries – and deprivation and institutional weakness... more  
State control of religious activity in southern Mali following the 2012 crisis
Oct2309_Jason Finch_with CC licence from Flickr CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Tone Sommerfelt , Kristin Jesnes 25 August 2015
Faced with the fear of radicalisation, Malian authorities are attempting to regulate an increasingly comple... more  
The Intellectualist movement in Ethiopia, the Muslim Brotherhood and the issue of moderation
Ethiopia by Steve Evans with CC licence from flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/babasteve/2943526678/in/photolist-5u7kVY-5JdkAc-5tx4wG-5tMrWu-5wq7yL-5vJQEx-jQKWR-jQmge-k2pGQ-aDYuq-6dpnuc-kjy3b-k54Qc-aDYyW-jTLCX-68JYvr-7kSuQQ-66vtxf-aDYqk-jTLG8-aDYvs-k2pNN-k54T3-aDYD9-kfowU-k2pRM-aDYrx-k2pD2-k54RB-kfoAu-5kETh8-kjy8b-5kEUPp-aDYwo-5kK8PN-kjy5s-8umR8-kfoyH-dN9jSy-aDYFt-aDYt5-7ScpiU-8umQF-8uwh1-aDYA2-aDYxW-5kF6ER-jTLEW-5f2ie-5kKuW5 Terje Østebø , Wallelign Shemsedin 25 March 2015
The Intellectualist movement is one of the major Islamic reform movements in contemporary Ethiopia. The mov... more  
The Intellectualist movement in Ethiopia, the Muslim Brotherhood and the issue of moderation - Report
On the road to Simien Mountains National Park Ethiopia by A. Davey with CC licence from flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/adavey/2442440821/in/photolist-dWyXTT-8JgwBQ-hirbf5-hiw9PB-4HQ9yD-4HQ9oK-hiv24S-k54T3-dAg98b-gupK2F-4kmvLE-8Jenm4-enXiJC-8HzVjP-5cJ4f7-qxmHmt-5FbvXn-4kvUbZ-5F8fkT-7xLWxR-7xQMvU-dfrxL-5FbYN1-8HCzVx-8HFDfQ-dWuxin-asvuUU-d1Soxs-8JhPA1-7xLXHk-5f2ic-hbEfNM-2BAniz-2BEMbm-2BAnon-6Q31x8-cXbD1-5F7FpD-5FbXXj-5dE3TS-81SPEL-81SRgb-2BAnyx-8vomq2-2aVH8b-qrxh3-7xQxmS-4kA2gW-nN8DtH-egXZRB Terje Østebø , Wallelign Shemsedin 25 March 2015
The Intellectualist movement is one of the major Islamic reform movements in contemporary Ethiopia. Informa... more  
Curse or cure? The political implications of Mozambique’s natural resources
Maputo Industrial Spot_Nuno Ibra Remane_with CC licence from Flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/nunoibra/1043469930/in/photolist-nMXBer-dAzySh-bCBz8A-2ki6Ew-h7nrA-dyRAQd-chJJYb-2PFiHG-5zF3UE-4ZGubZ-37WBHu-grqX-2Ad4fS-fnPMAL-dCEDz2-a3xzor-6hBtPa-duAQmy-c1dxvL-mZh7wN-75DXhy-cXGAT1-chJCLu-bVdo2D-cczvWC-bTmzmi-bMGPaT-byJkyC-bYy6Gd-hq1EN5-gwqHLk-byMXx9-pp3XCt-hq2SGk-bW3Ens-dBd1Kn-3G53Yz-bR6r9K-bVfGD7-nXUTgT-49Eicu-49AcEZ-3RQBnW-bVA8ro-byPpcU-bMD1sH-4uXjXd-7JmdNf-hbxRv-21fNve James Gordon 20 February 2015
In recent years Mozambique has experienced a resumption of armed conflict between the old civil war adversa... more  
Africa’s pre-eminent peacemaker? An appraisal of South Africa’s peacemaking role in the Democratic Republic of Congo
MONUSCO by United Nations Photo with CC licence from flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/un_photo/14549139814/in/photolist-oaE9ob-oauEwz-oaHpSu-oczajX-cuMsr9-cuMuYJ-ovmGrm-ovmGHJ-ovn6w7-oKPAkS-oMPDYY-oLrnaM-oLrMwx-aNfy8D-7JZL8q-7jHDUD-fEkU7F-5XkYi8-6R5RbT-8GV7Ux-dTRGLX-pkkAZ4-p47VJ9-pkkAN2-pkkAUV-p48JWc-p48u11-pkkB54-p47VvU-pkA6Lf-qmRohx-7JVv3P-oLHgTr-oudQuW-oudvGg-oJFsi1-oLFuLG-oudRbf-oudPjE-oudPQE-oudr1U-oLFkzW-oLFkdy-dUSyWX-dzSXNP-dzSXJv-kTCmMf-djceVy-obxMQp-nU4que Milfrid Tonheim , Gerrie Swart 6 February 2015
This report examines SA’s agency and credentials as peacemaker in Africa through a case study of the countr... more  
Eritrean opposition parties and civic organisations
Patriotic Mural by David Stanley with CC licence from flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/davidstanleytravel/8383369139/in/photolist-dLNXze-qs5RYD-9NfY2Q-9N6FTF-9NFh4w-57P3tC-dJ5W4b-9N9hhe-q7EeSk-paSFA9-4UG2i-4tP42d-nad8Pj-nad9aw-nrq6RV-nrq6JF-nad3AV-npE3nu-nrq7et-4UG2h-9N6EjD-4kYrvY-xmFP3-2vHvPF-nrq7y6-nrq7b2-npE3N9-nad8X5-nttgHT-nrq7he-nrqjz1-nrJUDE-nrGtt4-nad3Ja-nrJUpb-nttgCc-nad9b1-nrqk73-nrJVpC-nrqkjs-npE4AG-nad4gc-nrqkps-nttgRZ-uNbzQ-uNbzL-8tkyEv-4NLDsw-5VsSXe-8qGYXE Abdulkader Saleh Mohammad , Kjetil Tronvoll 19 January 2015
This expert analysis explores the roots of the friction among exiled Eritrean opposition parties and civic... more  
Beyond terror: addressing the Boko Haram challenge in Nigeria
https://www.flickr.com/photos/69583224@N05/15001673997/in/photolist-nv5U9R-nv5KgR-ndSQrr-nv7753-ndT4AT-ndSPBc-oRCXPU-oRDv2F-oRCpHt-oRDrfo-p98HcD-agzCgL-7qPiWF-oRDr7N-nqnPct-nqnEum-nGQwfu-nJDwu6-noQa2t-nkaFXc-nzBqg5-nkauyJ-nBDXSo-ehTHdY-nBE9mk-nqJoHh-nFbovW-nH2PYS-nGW9sr-nqJoWJ-nH2QmW-nqJqQV-nqJqDT-nqJKLt-nGW8ox-nFbnVh-nGW8TF-nHe2UM-nHcmhS-nqJoB5-nHckFS-nqJnsS-nH2Qfo-nH2Qem-nqJLyk-nqJp3W-nFbp8C-nqJp9C-nHcmCG-nyQDZM Kate Meagher 11 November 2014
Addressing the Boko Haram insurgency in northern Nigeria requires policymakers to look beyond Western secur... more  
Djihadisme sans frontières? Boko Haram's regional and international links
BBOG3MAYNYC_DCS_0367 by Michael Fleshman with CC license from Flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/fleshmanpix/14112626401/in/photolist-nv5U9R-ndT4AT-ndT5UC-ndSYzx-by6MQM-9ogNcc-4FV4pn-4FV4yR-4FZdky-4FV9wk-4FZdY1-4FV3Sa-4FZfJf-4FV8g6-4FV9eM-4FV9qn-4FZfQY-4FZhgW-4FUZsz-4FZh1E-4FV2tB-4FV7ht-4FUYo6-4FZeAW-4FZ9SN-4FZ9x9-4FV7Er-4FV2pD-4FV8an-4FZcXG-4FZdtL-4FV5kV-4FV3ZM-4FV5p8-4FZg95-4FZgKj-4FV6a6-4FV1fk-4FZaPE-4FV24r-4FZagJ-4FV8Hc-4FV4S2-4FUZ9K-mWAoAK-mWAyTZ-mWAqmD-mWAKjr-mWADKR-mWAuKZ Patrick Smith 28 October 2014
Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan portrays Boko Haram as a regional al-Qa’ida operation linked with inte... more  
Boko Haram: origins, challenges and responses
Nigeria-Unrest by Diariocritico de Venezuela with CC license from Flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/diariocriticove/14237725034/in/photolist-nG94BQ-nFSyDX-npEQFJ-nDSQVc-bhMoWV-nfFTPG-6UJ16R-pHqHDz-nKYVoc-nKHJm5-pqfmju-nffoHo-6UHZJk-ghAH5p-o2Y6vM-pHJr1E-nvxjxp-agySyy-nKYMkC-6UN47S-6UN4Pd-ghADEu-nioo9W-bwUqt1-nBoxJU-p6GvQ3-nxRwYf-nM6ZVH-9VvsnF-nQYEtn-imwUq1-nh1PZa-ng23tM-f1CbyG-nh1Znu-nydxF2-nh21go-nh1TGT-dhGhm4-nHsLSU-9tciFs-9Vvsw6-9Vyidy-b52jMR-ehM2Dm-cVsK7Q-oeyWNp-aUhLhe-nvKrFX-nzqrSS John Campbell 20 October 2014
Boko Haram is unique in that it combines a sectarian, radical Islamic agenda with violence. Its stated goal... more  

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