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The International Crisis Group is an independent organisation working to prevent wars and shape policies that will build a more peaceful world.Crisis Group sounds the alarm to prevent deadly conflict.We build support for the good governance and inclusive politics that enable societies to flourish. We engage directly with a range of conflict actors to seek and share information, and to encourage intelligent action for peace.
Shocking assassinations don’t have to derail Ethiopia’s transition
Shocking assassinations don’t have to derail Ethiopia’s transition
The shocking murders of five high-ranking officials have exposed the gravity of Ethiopia’s crisis. To mitigate risks, politicians should...
Tensions flare near Chad’s precarious northern border
Tensions flare near Chad’s precarious northern border
Tensions are escalating in northern Chad’s Tibesti region, on the country’s border with Libya and Niger. An influx of outsiders attracted by...
Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan must agree on sharing the Nile — before it’s too late
Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan must agree on sharing the Nile — before it’s too late
The three-way dispute among Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan over the sharing of the Nile waters remains deadlocked.
Managing Ethiopia’s unsettled transition: what should Abiy Ahmed do next?
Managing Ethiopia’s unsettled transition: what should Abiy Ahmed do next?
Ethiopia’s charismatic new prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, has generated great excitement with initiatives breaking with the past. But he faces...
Winning back trust in Nigeria’s rescheduled elections
Winning back trust in Nigeria’s rescheduled elections
In this Q&A, Crisis Group’s Nigeria expert Nnamdi Obasi says the commission and other authorities must act now to win back trust and reduce...
Eight priorities for the African Union in 2019
Eight priorities for the African Union in 2019
With this commentary, coming in the wake of our annual Ten Conflicts to Watch and EU Watch List, Crisis Group turns to what 2019 will mean for...
Revolt and repression in Zimbabwe
Revolt and repression in Zimbabwe
The Zimbabwean government’s decision to hike fuel prices has sparked fierce opposition. In this Q&A, Crisis Group’s Senior...