Regional Overviews Archive

Our monthly analysis briefs break down the latest ACLED data on political violence and protest trends around the world, highlighting potential early warning signs for closer monitoring.

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Regional Overview – Africa 13 November 2018

13 November 2018

Key trends in Africa in the week of November 4th include the continued violence against civilians in Cameroon, the deadliest attack in Mogadishu of 2018 and the escalation of political violence in Guinea. Other relevant developments spanned the DRC, Chad, Niger and Madagascar. Cameroon maintained important levels of violence last week. Protests by supporters of…

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Regional Overview – Africa 6 November 2018

6 November 2018

Key developments in Africa in the week of October 28th highlight the rise in Islamic State activity across Africa, persistent security threats in Tunisia and an escalation of the repression against members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria. In October 2018, activity by Islamic State militants across Africa reached peak levels as recorded in the…

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Regional Overview – Africa 30 October 2018

30 October 2018

Key trends in the week of October 21st in Africa include the rise in fighting in Cameroon after the re-election of president Biya; the continuation of the Islamist violence and the rapid escalation of intercommunal violence in Mali; and other escalation triggers in CAR, DRC, Guinea and Ethiopia. There were important developments last week in…

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