Our weekly analysis briefs break down the latest data on political violence and protest trends, highlighting potential early warning signs for closer monitoring. This archive contains historical releases, including weekly overviews from before 2023.
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19 June 2018
Key developments in Africa on the week of June 10th include the prevailing tensions in CAR, the spread of ethnic violence in Ethiopia, the insurgencies in the Sudans, and the political disorder in Uganda and Zimbabwe. In the Central African Republic (CAR), efforts to tackle insecurity in areas dominated by armed groups were reinforced last…Read More
12 June 2018
Key developments in Africa on the week of June 3rd include the fragile situation in Ethiopia, where political and economic reforms are endangered by ethnic violence; the heavy campaign led by Al Shabaab during the Ramadan month in Somalia; the continued violence in CAR’s Bambari area and in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado region; and other relevant…Read More
5 June 2018
Key trends in Africa on the week of May 27th include the resurgence of violence by lesser active groups in the DRC’s Nord-Kivu; persisting instability in North Africa; visible tensions in low-activity countries; and important political reshufflings and moves in Guinea, Madagascar and Mali. In Nord-Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), there was…Read More