by Maurizio Sacchi By Maurizio Sacchi On 15 May, the decision was announced by the government led by Mali's military junta to leave the G5 Sahel, the joint anti-jihadist force that brings together the Sahelian countries in a military alliance with...
New York, Mar 11 2022 (IPS) - By Samira Sadeque  Countries on the African continent have a pattern of a six-month break before a new COVID-19 spike happens, researchers at the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change have said in...
Nairobi (from our correspondent) In 2022 only, ten internet shutdowns in six countries around the world had already caused a loss of more than $621 million. And from 2019 to date, with 257 major service outages in 46 countries, the...
By our reporter in East Africa, Emanuele Giordana  Somalia and the wider Horn of Africa region are facing one of the most severe droughts in decades. It is one of the elements that complicate the picture in a country with...
By Anna Bisignano Since 2009, the Boko Haram uprising and subsequent responses have devastated northeastern Nigeria and the border regions of Cameroon, Chad and Niger. The conflict has caused the deaths of several thousand people, over 2.3 million people are...
By Anna Bisignano “Our Land, Our Resources: stop the Plundering of Natural Resources in Western Sahara", this is the Manifesto published by the international campaign “Western Sahara is Not for Sale” (WSNS). The occupation of Western Sahara by Morocco has lasted...
One of the phenomena responsible for climate change is undoubtedly deforestation. But how does this relate to large-scale land acquisitions for commercial agriculture and crops, which have grown at an alarming rate around the world? And how is this...
By Alice Pistolesi The situation in the Horn of Africa has now become dramatic. Due to the lack of rainfall in three consecutive seasons, four countries in the region are facing one of the worst droughts in forty years. The...
There is no stopping to the protests in Sudan. Despite the coup d'état (and repression) that scuttled the transition process to democracy that the country was struggling through, new demonstrations have been taking place for several weeks. All these demonstrations...
By Alice Pistolesi The fragility of the African political systems is becoming increasingly evident. In the last eighteen months, Burkina Faso, Niger, Mali, Sudan, Guinea and Chad have been affected by coups d'état. We asked Francesco Strazzari, professor of political...

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