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Angola: Between War and Stalemate - Again?

“Angola’s armies are on the march once more. The long awaited Angolan Army (FAA) offensive against UNITA on the central Plains (‘Planalto’) commenced on 14 September, with the activation of three fronts from the cities of Huambo, Cuito and Malanje. …

Heart of Darkness: Politics in Zaire

The continuing conflict in Zaire and the disintegration of that country’s political and socio-economic fabric, have their roots in the legacies of colonial rule. After independence in 1960, the political struggle for control of the new state erupted…

SAIIA Southern Africa Record no 62

This Southern Africa Record contains the following texts:SOUTH AFRICA AND SCANDINAVIA: Statement on South Africa from the Meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Nordic Countries at Karlshamn; USA, USSR AND AFRICA: Joint Statement of USSR Foreign Af…

Climate Change and Conflicts in South Sudan

South Sudan has experienced decades of protracted conflicts, some of which might have been caused in part or exacerbated by climate change and variability. Climate change causes scarcity of resources and forces communities to raid their neighbors …

Guineans want Accountable Government and Presidential Term Limits

In Guinea, elections have rarely been routine. Delays, disputes, and violence have marked many elections as scores of political parties slug it out and security forces confront protesters in the street. Municipal elections scheduled for 2010, for e…

Somalia: Conflict Insight

Located in the Eastern part of Africa, Somalia is one of the world’s most geographically strategic countries, connecting the Indian Ocean, the Red Sea, and the Gulf of Aden. During the colonial era, Somalia was divided into five states: Italian Soma…

Mali: Conflict Insight

The Republic of Mali is located in the heart of the West Africa Sahel region. Between 1990 and 2017, its population increased from 8.5 to 18.5 million, with 41.6% of the population currently concentrated in urban areas. Its economy relies on agricul…

COVID-19 and Conflict: Seven Trends to Watch

The COVID-19 pandemic unquestionably presents an era-defining challenge to public health and the global economy. Its political consequences, both short- and long term, are less well understood. The global outbreak has the potential to wreak havoc in…

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