The Wagner Group is Putin's most potent weapon in advancing Russian policy objectives while maintaining plausible deniability.
According to a report by a French NGO, far-right terrorism has increased 320 percent in recent years and 80 percent of terror victims are Muslim.
Northern Mali's population is fast dwindling as people flee desertification, drought and armed conflict only to end up in places where they face increased competition for resources.
Fifty years ago today in Somalia, Mohammed Siad Barre’s military coup ended Somalia’s brief democratic period, which paved the way for civil war when the regime eventually collapsed. His contested legacy divides Somalis to this day.
Tribal elders are capable of bridging the trust deficit between the Somali government and Al Shabab - and they might be the only chance left for peace.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa cut cabinet ministers from 36 to 28 to tackle "bloated" government and improve efficiency while appointing more women in cabinet to achieve gender diversity.
Turkey's economic, humanitarian and nation-building efforts in Somalia have forged a bond that cannot be derailed by terror attacks.
The German chancellor is visiting countries that contribute heavily towards migrant flows heading to Europe, and that has many questioning her motives.
The Rwandan genocide was not the tale of two supposedly savage tribes in an African country. Instead, European colonialism helped plant the seeds of future tragedy.
The flow of migrants to Algeria has given the country access to financial assistance which allows the elite to neglect an internal humanitarian solution for migrants reaching their borders.
Autocratic leaders in Africa are increasingly relying on internet blackouts to silence young people who use social media to mobilise against post-colonial political structures across the continent.
Several thousand children in this region have been declared witches who are 'possessed by evil spirits' but the government is unable to curb the practice, fearing a political backlash.
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