Two early takeaways from the recent Rome summit between Libya’s rival leaders: a unity government is possible, and Russia might just have a role in making it happen.
Boko Haram is taking advantage of the poverty and food insecurity in northern Nigeria to stage a comeback.
Drought and food insecurity have created a humanitarian crisis in Somalia, leading to an uptick in piracy in the Gulf of Aden among other destabilizing developments.
A widening terrorist vacuum in the Sinai Peninsula is threatening President al-Sisi where he is most vulnerable: the economy and security of minority communities.
Turks vote on overhauling their political system, a far-left outlier surges in the French presidential race, and attacks on Copts trigger a state of emergency in Egypt.
The state of emergency may have ended the overt protest movement in Ethiopia, but sectarian tensions remain, and it’s only a matter of time before they rise to the surface once again.
Beneath the apparent apathy toward the president’s well-being lies a complex power struggle between Nigeria’s north and south.
There are several conclusions that can be drawn from the global health response to the Zika and Ebola epidemics.
Whether reports of Russian troop deployments along the Libya-Egypt border are true or not, it’s clear that Moscow is seeking to reestablish its historical ties with Libya.
The death of a popular opposition politician is allowing the Kabila regime to drag its feet on political transition.