Tag Archives: Africa

African terror networks

African terror networks: An evolving threat, by Claudine Fry. In many parts of Africa, the terrorism threat is evolving. Major groups such as Nigeria-based Boko Haram and al-Shabab in East Africa have lost territory and suffered splits, but military operations have not comprehensively weakened them. The emergence of new tactics and targeting patterns confirms the…
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Building Dubai in Africa

Building Dubai in Africa: Seeking to join the hub club, by Vincent Rouget. A growing number of governments across Africa are casting envious glances at the economic success of Dubai and Singapore, and want to replicate their model. Countries are lining up to become commercial gateways into Africa, capturing a portion of inbound global trade…
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What’s next for Zimbabwe?

The Mugabe end game: What’s next for Zimbabwe? by Barnaby Fletcher. In early September 2016 the gossiping classes of Harare seized on a new rumour. President Robert Mugabe had abruptly left a Southern African Development Community (SADC) summit in Swaziland two days earlier, and a sudden diversion in his flight to Singapore prompted speculation of…
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