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.…

Sources of Income and Political Conflict

Strong state capacity is difficult to attain in low-income countries where the state lacks access to resources to aid in effectively implementing policies. As a result, incomes are often used as a proxy measurement to determine the strength of state capacity, and states with lower incomes experience some of the highest levels of conflict (see: Dixon, 2009).…

Guinea — November 2015 Update

Guinea witnessed a dramatic spike in political unrest in October with levels of political violence surpassing those seen during the depth of the Ebola crisis. The primary cause of this instability is the presidential election, which took place on 11 October, which pitted incumbent Alpha Conde with long-time challenger Cellou Dalein Diallo.…

Update — Burundi Local Data on Recent Unrest (26 Apr – 31 Oct 2015)

A new update of the recent unrest in Burundi, covering events from 26 April to 31 October 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.…