October 21

  • Tunisia: Alarming Threats Ahead of Polls

    The growing link between cartels and armed jihadi militants along Tunisia's borders with Algeria and Libya, combined with heightened ideological polarisation, could form an... Read more »



October 20

  • Tunisia: Instability Threatens Polls [document]

    Since the December 2010-January 2011 uprising, Tunisia has successfully overcome successive political crises, yet seems less able to absorb the impact of major jihadi attacks. Read more »



September 29

  • Zimbabwe: An 'Insolvent and Failing State' [analysis]

    The July 2013 election victory of the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) failed to secure broad-based legitimacy for President Robert Mugabe, provide a... Read more »



September 25



September 04

  • Cameroon: Pillars of Biya Regime Cracking [analysis]

    Cameroon's apparent stability and recent government reforms can no longer hide its vulnerabilities. While the government of President Paul Biya has manipulated the electoral system... Read more »



August 08



June 26



June 17



June 05



May 19



April 10

  • South Sudan: A Civil War By Any Other Name

    On 15 December 2013 the world's newest state descended into civil war. Continuing fighting has displaced more than 1,000,000 and killed over 10,000 while a humanitarian crisis... Read more »



April 08

  • Guinea Bissau: Elections, Then What? [analysis]

    Two years and one day after the coup that prevented the victory of the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC) in the March-April 2012 presidential... Read more »



April 03



April 01



February 27



February 25

  • Central African Republic: Making Peacekeeping Work [column]

    By failing to engage when Crisis Group and others warned that the Central African Republic had become a phantom state, the international community has now had to become much more... Read more »



February 17



February 12



January 28



January 27



January 10



December 19, 2013

  • Somalia: Puntland's Punted Polls [analysis]

    Puntland is the first of Somalia's federal units to attempt transition from clan-based representation to directly-elected government, but poor preparations and last-minute... Read more »



December 18, 2013

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