Alongside the economic hardships, Kampala’s South Sudanese population have to deal with occassionally frosty locals, some whom have negative perceptions of their northern neighbours.
Syria isn’t the only place where use of chemical weapons has been reported – Sudan was suspected of using them in Darfur last year. Recent data shows explosive violence has been escalating in Somalia, but dropping in Nigeria
A plethora of armed groups operates in and around the Virunga National Park. The dominant storyline is that the park contributes to peace building. But the reality on the ground is much more complex
Along with Boko Haram and other armed groups, sectarian violence is responsible for over 16,500 civilian deaths in Nigeria over the past five years. That’s 50% more than the recent Ebola epidemic
At least nine countries in Africa have erupted into conflict five years or less after independence; once a country has tasted war, it becomes a valid and accessible means solving the ‘problem’ of political competition