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The European companies that armed the Ivorian civil war

AN OCCRP investigation reveals that Gunvor and Semlex brokered weapons-for-oil deals in early 2011 when Côte d’Ivoire was in crisis, despite a UN arms embargo

Conflict until the cows come home

Climate change and civil war are escalating tensions between South Sudan’s herders and crop farmers, who are competing over land

Third time lucky: Will Mozambique’s peace deal last?

It’s been a year since Frelimo and Renamo signed the Maputo Accord. This time, the peace might just hold

Covid-19 restrictions give rise to political tensions in Sierra Leone

The country has experienced violent incidents of unrest in recent weeks

4.6 million people, one psychologist: The Central African Republic’s mental health crisis

Meet the Central African Republic’s only practising clinical psychologist

Traumatised societies need honest, self-aware leaders

Politicians must desist from blaming the actions of the former oppressor for their own decisions

Cameroon’s civil war will continue

The hardline stance by both the government and the Anglophone successionists hinders solutions

Suspicion and secrecy surround South Africa’s dealings with South Sudan

It is far from clear that the deal fits in with South Africa’s long-term energy strategy, or that there is an economic case for it

Khashoggi was collateral damage

Supporting Saudi Arabia’s lukewarm reforms sends a signal of consent to a murderous regime

Why Libya’s new elections might not put the country back on track

Libya’s proposed elections and any subsequent interim government will fail if the country’s challenges aren’t addressed

War, famine and failed talks in Yemen

​Ali Abdullah Saleh's death comes amid an intensified conflict between the Iran-aligned armed group and pro-Saleh forces in the ongoing war in Yemen

How African elephants’ amazing sense of smell could save lives

Scientists have found that herds of elephant were able to walk on ground infested by land-mines without injury because of their keen sense of smell.

Dos Santos: Angola’s secretive leader heads towards exit

Wednesday's elections will bring to an end a 38-year reign dominated by an unrelenting authoritarian style.

​Climate change brings failed states and violent conflict

Control of increasingly scarce water is being used by armed groups to challenge central governments, causing untold suffering to civilians.

The UN mission can’t keep the peace in Juba’s civil war runs along ethnic lines

A force from the continent, such as the African Union, may possibly be able to protect South Sudan’s civilians.

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