Trends and Unexpected Developments in Africa 2015

A look back at political conflict across the African continent this past year yields a number of trends and unexpected developments. Leaders have sought to extend constitutional term limits to remain in power – leading to demonstrations and conflict within states.…

Tunisia — 2015 Update

In 2015, Tunisia has seen a substantial increase in conflict activity across the country, as conflict events and reported fatalities reached their highest levels since the 2010-2011 uprisings. Twelve months after the parliamentary and presidential elections that marked the end of the democratic transition, the Tunisian government grapples with widespread socio-economic malaise and an escalation of Islamist violence on its territory.…

South Sudan and Sudan — 2015 Update

In 2015, both Sudan and South Sudan experimented with peace talks and peace agreements with their respective opposition groups, with varying effects on conflict events in each country. Despite stalled talks and ceasefires in Sudan, the number of conflict events in the country decreased in the second half of 2015 (see Figure 1).…

Update — Burundi Local Data on Recent Unrest (26 Apr – 5 Dec 2015)

A new update of the recent unrest in Burundi, covering events from 26 April to 5 December 2015 has been released by ACLED. This update can be found here. These real-time data draw primarily on crowd-sourced information available from 2015Burundi as well as from ACLED’s weekly real-time conflict data release.…

Update — Burundi Local Data on Recent Unrest (26 Apr – 28 Nov 2015)

A new update of the recent unrest in Burundi, covering events from 26 April to 28 November 2015 has been released by ACLED. This update can be found here. These real-time data draw primarily on crowd-sourced information available from 2015Burundi as well as from ACLED’s weekly real-time conflict data release.…

Update — Burundi Local Data on Recent Unrest (26 Apr – 21 Nov 2015)

A new update of the recent unrest in Burundi, covering events from 26 April to 21 November 2015 has been released by ACLED. This update can be found here. These real-time data draw primarily on crowd-sourced information available from 2015Burundi as well as from ACLED’s weekly real-time conflict data release.…

Update — Burundi Local Data on Recent Unrest (26 Apr – 14 Nov 2015)

A new update of the recent unrest in Burundi, covering events from 26 April to 14 November 2015 has been released by ACLED. This update can be found here. These real-time data draw primarily on crowd-sourced information available from 2015Burundi as well as from ACLED’s weekly real-time conflict data release.…

Update — Burundi Local Data on Recent Unrest (26 Apr – 7 Nov 2015)

A new update of the recent unrest in Burundi, covering events from 26 April to 7 November 2015 has been released by ACLED. This update can be found here. These real-time data draw primarily on crowd-sourced information available from 2015Burundi as well as from ACLED’s weekly real-time conflict data release.…