Date:
13 August 2013
The August 2013 issue of Conflict Trends includes analysis of the escalating crisis in Egypt, which witnessed an intensification of fighting and related fatalities in July; an overview surrounding the recent elections in Mali and Zimbabwe; details of Morocco's conflict profile in historical and regional perspective; and a look at simmering tensions in Mozambique.
Date:
12 July 2013
The July 2013 issue of ACLED's monthly conflict trends report focuses on the escalation of unrest in Egypt, ongoing violence in DR-Congo's Katanga Province, continuing communal violence in Kenya, and escalating conflict in Somalia's cities of Mogadishu and Kismayo. What to expect in the upcoming elections in Mali and Zimbabwe is also discussed.
Date:
12 July 2013
In their article in Stability: International Journal of Security & Development, Clionadh Raleigh and Caitriona Dowd examine governance and violence rates in the 'ungoverned' spaces of the African Sahel. The authors review theories of spatial governance, the geopolitics of the Sahel, and the violent actors operating in the Sahel.
Date:
02 July 2013
Why given the pace and intensity of urbanization in Africa do urban conditions continue to deteriorate and national political programs remain fixed on rural development? In CCAPS Research Brief No. 14, Clionadh Raleigh argues that the poor state of urban cities will continue if migrants, the urban poor, and opposition parties cannot raise support to alter the political calculations of leaders.
Date:
10 June 2013
This report looks at the ongoing conflict in Nigeria, which intensified this month with the declaration of a state of emergency in the northeast and a renewed commitment on the part of the federal government to oust the northern Islamist militant group, Boko Haram. The report also examines conflict events in DR-Congo, Niger, Senegal, and South Africa.
Date:
13 May 2013
The May volume of Conflict Trends looks at escalating conflict in Ivory Coast, Libya, and Nigeria which have each seen high-profile violence this month. The report also includes an overview of conflict in the Darfur Region of Sudan as well as the ongoing conflict in Somalia.
Date:
25 April 2013
ACLED's country report focuses on Somalia, the most violent country in the ACLED dataset when measured on number of violent events, and the ninth most fatal country when measured in terms of conflict-related reported fatalities.
Date:
25 April 2013
ACLED's country report focuses on Nigeria, the fourth most violent country in the ACLED dataset when measured by the number of violent events, and the seventh most fatal over the course of the dataset's coverage (1997 March 2013).
Date:
22 April 2013
This issue of Conflict Trends focuses on recent developments in Central African Republic (CAR), Kenya, Mali, Nigeria and South Sudan. The special focus section this month provides a conceptual and methodological overview of ACLED terminology and categorization of violence, and its relevance to the analysis and understanding of discrete patterns and dynamics of conflict.
Date:
15 March 2013
The Armed Conflict Location and Event Dataset (ACLED) released the March 2013 issue of its monthly Conflict Trends Report. This issue focuses on the run-up to the election in Kenya and profiles conflict patterns in Djibouti, Egypt, and Tunisia, where conflict escalated in the past month as political crises deepened across North Africa and the Horn.
Date:
12 February 2013
The February 2013 issue of the Conflict Trends Report is the eleventh in a series of monthly publications from the Armed Conflict Location & Event Dataset (ACLED). This month's report provides an overview of violent conflict trends in Africa in January 2013, with a focus on events in Kenya, Mali, Egypt, Algeria, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Date:
12 February 2013
In CCAPS Research Brief No. 8, Caitriona Dowd outlines the geography of Islamist militancy on the African continent and provides an analysis of commonalities and differences across distinct militant Islamist groups. The analysis shows that the levels of violent Islamist activity in Africa have risen sharply in recent years, both in absolute and proportional terms.
Date:
06 February 2013
The Armed Conflict Location and Event Dataset (ACLED) released the January 2013 issue of its monthly Conflict Trends Report. This issue analyzes events in 2012 and focuses on the top ten most conflict-prone countries: Somalia, South Africa, Nigeria, DR-Congo, Sudan, Egypt, Kenya, Tunisia, Libya, and Algeria.
Date:
13 December 2012
The December issue of the Conflict Trends Report is the ninth in a series of monthly publications from the Armed Conflict Location & Event Dataset (ACLED). This month is the second in a series of regionally-focused reports, focusing on the East Africa cases of Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and DR-Congo.
Date:
09 November 2012
The November issue of the Conflict Trends Report is the eighth in a series of monthly publications from the Armed Conflict Location & Event Dataset (ACLED). This month is the first in a series of regionally-focused reports, looking at the West African states of Benin, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Mali, and Mauritania.
Date:
15 October 2012
This trends report is the seventh monthly publication by ACLED with analysis on realtime disaggregated data on political conflict in Africa. This month's report focuses on developments in DR-Congo, Kenya, Nigeria, Somalia, and South Africa and includes a thematic focus on violent Islamist groups across the African continent.
Date:
12 September 2012
This monthly trends report by ACLED focuses on developments in C'te d'Ivoire, DR-Congo, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, and Zimbabwe. Realtime data for the month of August is presented, analyzed, and compared with longer-term trends to explore patterns in actors, modalities, and geographies of violence.
Date:
21 August 2012
This monthly trends report focuses on recent political violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Mali, Nigeria, Somalia, and Sudan. Realtime data for the month of July is presented for each of these countries, and compared with historical trends to identify profiles and patterns in the geography, agents, and modalities of violence in each case.
Date:
25 July 2012
The fourth installment of the monthly trends reports from ACLED focuses on recent political violence in DR-Congo, Libya, Mali, Nigeria, Somalia and Sudan. Analysis of these countries is focused on the month of June 2012, with reference to violence patterns over the course of ACLED's dataset. Present conflict patterns are compared with recent violent trends.
Date:
26 June 2012
This conflict trends report from ACLED is the third installment of monthly reports that focus on regional conflict trends within Africa. The analysis in this report covers recent political violence in DRCongo, Guinea Bissau, Mauritania, Nigeria, Somalia, Sudan & South Sudan, Zimbabwe, and North African states including Algeria, Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia.