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The Chinese Stance on the Darfur Conflict

China’s role in Sudan is one of the most closely watched and, in many circles, controversial relationships on the continent. This paper provides a Sudanese perspective and argues that, far from profiting from its close ties with Khartoum, the Chines…

African Leadership Forum 2017: Peace and Security for an Integrated, United and Sustainable Africa

Achieving peace and security in Africa is of the utmost concern not only due to the immediate, destructive and often fatal outcomes from outbreaks of violence, but also because the presence of conflict undermines the continent’s long-term sustainabl…

Delivering on Campaign Promises: The First 100 days Report

The 100 days report's cards presents a short term assessment of the performance of President Muhammadu Buhari (PMB) and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), on the delivery of campaign promises made in the run-up to the 2015 general ele…

Sierra Leone Conflict Insight

In March 2018, Sierra Leone held a general election to elect a new president, members of parliament, and local councils. It was the fourth cycle of elections since the end of the decade-long civil war (1992-2002) when 70,000 people were killed and 2…

Guinea Bissau Conflict Insight

Guinea Bissau is a country located on the coast of West Africa along the Atlantic Ocean. It consists of a mainland on the continent - where the majority of the population lives - and close to 80 archipelagos on the ocean, of which only 20 are habite…

Upsurge in Deadly Violence in the Sahel

The security crisis in the Sahel is spiralling as unprecedented waves of violence surge across the region. The United Nations figures have revealed a five fold increase in the number of attacks in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger since 2016. Mohamed Ib…

Relations between Africa and Europe: Mapping Africa’s Priorities

Negotiations around a new Africa-European Union (EU) strategy are expected to culminate in its adoption at a summit in October 2020. African negotiators should ensure that the continent’s priorities are integrated into the strategy. These include …

Beyond 2020: Exploring the Potential for a Stronger UN-AU Peace Building Partnership

Effective and sustainable multilateral peace and security initiatives in Africa depend on a strong partnership between the United Nations and the African Union. While their strategic partnership has grown since 2017, collective peace building effort…

SPSA 2020: Executive Summary of the State of Peace and Security in Africa Report 2020

The 2019 SPSA Report invariably leaves two key questions. The first one, relates to whether or not the year 2019 could be held up as a viable foundation for something bigger and more ambitious for the continent in the light of AfCFTA, and one from w…

State Actors and Traditional Authorities in Ghana: Collaborative Provision of Peace and Security

This Policy Brief examines the relationship between state actors and traditional authorities in Ghana in regard to the provision of peace and security. It explains the necessity of a collaborative approach and delineates the existing framework for i…

The Women, Peace, and Security Agenda in the CAR: Implications for MINUSCA and the Samba-Panza Interim Government

This policy brief will answer three key questions. First, why is a WPS agenda required in the CAR? Second, how will the WPS agenda be implemented in the CAR during the conflict, and in a post-conflict setting? Third, is the timing right for a comple…

Breaking the Silence of Conflict-Related Sexual Violence against Men and Boys: The Case of the Democratic Republic of Congo

Sexual violence has been around for as long as humanity and the history of warfare. It has been shrouded in a cloak of denial and often treated as incidental to conflict, thereby understating its terrible impact on victims and their communities. How…

A Regional Power in the Making: Ethiopian Diplomacy in the Horn of Africa

Ethiopia’s regional engagement and foreign policy is based on its Foreign Affairs and National Security Policy and Strategy (FANSPS), launched in 2002. The country is a key player in the Horn of Africa and, despite recent internal conflict, crucial …

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