Sub-Saharan Africa

  • Global implications of the Odebrecht corruption scandal

    February 6, 2017

    A guilty plea in New York by a Brazilian engineering firm has far-reaching political and economic implications.

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  • Situation Report: Nigeria’s 2017 woes

    February 4, 2017

    Despite significant strides against Islamist insurgency Boko Haram, Nigeria will continue to face a tough security and economic outlook in 2017.

    Boko Haram Islamist insurgency

    Nigeria started 2017 on a positive note. On 24 December 2016, President Muhammadu Buhari announced that Nigerian troops participating in Operation Lafiya Dole had seized the last stronghold of Islamist non-state armed group (NSAG) Boko Haram, in ...

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