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From global jihad to local insurgencies: the changing nature of Sub-Saharan...

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For more than a decade the Islamist insurgency in Sub-Saharan Africa has seemed unstoppable. 2022 saw another uptick in jihadist violence across the continent. Fatalities...

The world is entering an era of instability – IISS

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The world has entered a more dangerous period in the last twelve months, with increased tensions and conflict reshaping the global defence-industrial landscape, according...

Sub-Saharan Africa most conflict-affected region globally – IISS

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Sub-Saharan Africa was the most conflict-affected region globally in 2023, with over half a dozen conflict regions, according to the International Institute for Strategic...

Sub-Saharan Africa internal and regional conflicts driven by “meddling”

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Sub-Saharan Africa, according to an international think-tank report, “grapples” with widespread internal and regional conflicts in the continent's Sahel and Great Lakes regions, Sudan...

Cape Town is the world’s ninth most dangerous city

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Cape Town had the ninth highest homicide rate of cities around the world last year and Durban, Port Elizabeth, and Johannesburg rank...

Iran could target Africa, Western Europe within next four years

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Iran could target large parts of north and east Africa – including the US base area in Djibouti and perhaps Diego Garcia...

China, India boost defence as crisis takes toll on West: IISS

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China and India sharply raised defence spending in 2009 despite the economic crisis but most European NATO members face a squeeze on...