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Conflict Trends Report November 2017

This month’s issue includes conflict summaries on Burundi, Tunisia, and Somalia. The report focuses on protests and low-level violence in Ethiopia’s border regions, violence in Kenya around the electoral re-run, Boko Haram’s weakened but ongoing…

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Conflict Trends Report October 2017

Conflict Trends Report October 2017

This month’s issue includes conflict summaries on Nigeria and Somalia. The report focuses on expanding militant Islamist activity in and around Burkina Faso, simmering tensions in Egypt’s Sinai province, the resurgence of the Islamic State…

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Conflict Trends Report September 2017

This month’s issue focuses on increasing protests in the aftermath of the elections in Angola, growing uncertainty and frustration as the political stalemate in the Democratic Republic of Congo continues, changing dynamics of political competition…

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Conflict Trends July 2017

This month’s issue includes conflict summaries on Chad, Mali and Somalia and focuses on simmering tensions between the UPC and the FPRC-MPC and Return, Reclamation and Rehabilitation militia violence in Central African Republic, the trajectory…

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Conflict Trends June 2017

This month’s issue presents conflict summaries onEthiopia, Libya, and Mali and explores the decline in activity of the Kamwina Nsapu (KN) militia in Democratic Republic of Congo, the potential for nationwide escalation of protests in…

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Conflict Trends Report May 2017

This month’s issue focuses on the strategies, patterns and geography of al-Shabaab violence in Kenya and Somalia, an upswing in riot activity in Ghana by New Patriotic Party (NPP) supporters, political party protest activity during…

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Conflict Trends April 2017

This month’s issue focuses on the scope and scaleof operations conducted by the Kamwina Nsapumilitia across the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo, banditry attacks and retaliatory communal violence in Madagascar, the surge…

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Conflict Trends March 2017

This month’s issue focuses on President el-Sisi’ssecuritisation of Egypt to remove the opportunityfor protest, union-led protests in Guinea, a decrease in political violence in Ivory Coast following mutiny in January, increasing xenophobic violence & riots…

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Conflict Trends Report February 2017

This month’s report is an overview of conflict in 2016 and profiles trends in violence in six key focus countries: Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Republic of Congo, Somalia and Tunisia (see pages 7-8). In-depth reports outline…

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Conflict Trends Report December 2016

This month’s issue focuses on increasing intra-militia violence in Central African Republic, the continuation of political violence dynamics in Democratic Republic of Congo and the emergence of the Kamwina Nsapu militia in 2016, the poorly…

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