Africa: Publications

Policy Brief

A return to Africa: Why North African states are looking south

Anthony Dworkin - 3 July, 2020

North African countries, each for their own reasons, are increasingly turning their attention towards sub-Saharan Africa.

Policy Brief

Bad company: How dark money threatens Sudan’s transition

Jean-Baptiste Gallopin - 9 June, 2020

The transition will only succeed if the government stabilises the economy and civilians work hard to tilt the balance of power away from the military.

Special

Mapping armed groups in Mali and the Sahel

Andrew Lebovich - 24 May, 2019

Violence is tearing Mali and the Sahel apart. But who are the armed groups behind the bloodshed? Where are international actors stationed in the region? And what motivates them all?

Policy Brief

Halting ambition: EU migration and security policy in the Sahel

Andrew Lebovich - 25 September, 2018

Some European leaders see stabilisation of the region – through curbing migration and counter terror threats – as key to the future of the European project