No ‘Happy New Year’ for the Sahel

No ‘Happy New Year’ for the Sahel

MINUSMA peacekeeping troops are one part of the military response to the Sahel’s political and socioeconomic problems As 2019 gets underway, the risks for most Sahel countries point to further deterioration in political instability, insecurity and increasing...
Sahel quarterly forecast shows rising insecurity

Sahel quarterly forecast shows rising insecurity

Insecurity throughout much of the Sahel and especially Niger, Chad and Burkina Faso is getting worse and is expected to deteriorate further. Niger’s south east region of Diffa continues to be plagued by Boko Haram insurgents, although this may plateau with local and...