The marked increase in the number of Nigerian pastoralists fleeing Boko Haram terror in northeastern Nigeria last year reflects a trend that started three years ago.
It's not a surprise that development aid frees up money for countries to spend on defence budgets. Why is the UK so shocked by its own policies?
The CAR is a phantom state that has barely existed for years. Even with a ten-way peace deal now signed, what future does it have?
The failures of the African Union raise serious questions about when to deploy its security apparatus in general and the Africa Standby Force in particular.