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Secularism is not the answer to fundamentalist violence
Secularism is not the answer to fundamentalist violence
Religious fundamentalist violence is becoming increasingly pervasive and enduring in many parts of the world. In the past few years alone, we have...
Dictator brought to justice
Dictator brought to justice
THE TRIAL OF HISSÈNE HABRÉ by Celeste Hicks (Zed Books, London)
Boko Haram displaced feel forgotten amid Nigeria election fever
Boko Haram displaced feel forgotten amid Nigeria election fever
Idriss Abdullahi was once a successful businessman and a husband to four wives, until the day he fled his home when Boko Haram insurgents advanced...
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...
Africa is being colonised all over again
Africa is being colonised all over again
The word “recolonisation” is certainly not the most liked word in the vocabulary of the ruling elite of our continent. It only becomes useful...
What's behind the return of Boko Haram?
What's behind the return of Boko Haram?
Nigeria's Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), a faction of Boko Haram affiliated to the Islamic State militant group, has intensified...
Courageous women work to end Cameroon’s Anglophone crisis
Courageous women work to end Cameroon’s Anglophone crisis
The October election in Cameroon, in which long-serving octogenarian President Paul Biya retained power to extend his 36-year rule by another seven...
Nigeria’s 2019 election: a two-horse race with uninspiring candidates
Nigeria’s 2019 election: a two-horse race with uninspiring candidates
Almost all of Nigeria’s 68 political parties have wrapped up their primaries and chosen candidates to stand in the country’s February 2019...
Buhari begins presidential election campaign
Buhari begins presidential election campaign
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday put the fight against corruption at the heart of his bid for another four-year term, as official...
Nigeria's main opposition party announces candidate ahead of 2019 elections
Nigeria's main opposition party announces candidate ahead of 2019 elections
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will run for re-election in February 2019 against former vice president Atiku Abubakar, a Muslim from the...
South Cameroon a ‘big ghost town’
South Cameroon a ‘big ghost town’
Tens of thousands of English-speaking Cameroonians have fled the country ahead of the presidential vote

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