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Somalia + 9 more

Sahel and Somalia Drive Rise in Africa’s Militant Islamist Group Violence

Militant Islamist violence in Africa has risen continuously over the past decade, doubling in just the past 3 years. A review of violence involving African militant Islamist groups over the past decade underscores the continuing, although varied,…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
ACSS
Posted:
10 Aug 2022

Kenya

Kenyan Elections - Another Test in the Country’s Democratic Journey

By the Africa Center for Strategic Studies Kenya’s competitive presidential elections reflect hard-earned progress in establishing independent constitutional and judicial guardrails, though a history of electoral violence demands all sides show restraint. Kenyans will vote in August in…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
ACSS
Posted:
12 Jul 2022

South Sudan

Navigating the Competing Interests of Regional Actors in South Sudan

By Luka Kuol Regional considerations have always played a prominent role in South Sudan’s security landscape. Indeed, the country was born from a regional fissure between what are today Sudan and South Sudan. This schism has been…

Format:
Analysis
Source:
ACSS
Posted:
30 May 2018

South Sudan

The Rule of Law and the Role of Customary Courts in Stabilizing South Sudan

By Godfrey Musila Rule of Law in a Weak State South Sudan’s descent into civil war in 2013, 2 years after independence, has devastated families, communities, and institutions—including judicial institutions. Already fragile following decades of war against Khartoum,…

Format:
Analysis
Source:
ACSS
Posted:
30 May 2018

South Sudan

Blurring the Lines: Ethnicity, Governance, and Stability in South Sudan

By Lauren Hutton When South Sudan achieved independence in 2011, the Sudan People’s Liberation Army/ Movement (SPLA/M) and its leader, Salva Kiir Mayardit, took control of a system of governance that transcended the lines between the formal…

Format:
Analysis
Source:
ACSS
Posted:
30 May 2018

South Sudan

Durable Stability in South Sudan: What Are the Prerequisites?

By Phillip Kasaija Apuuli The 2015 Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (ARCSS) identifies security sector reform (SSR) as one of the most crucial issues that need to be addressed…

Format:
Analysis
Source:
ACSS
Posted:
30 May 2018

South Sudan

Taming the Dominant Gun Class in South Sudan

By Majak D’Agoôt A “Gun Class”—the fusion of security leaders with political power, class, and ethnicity—is at the heart of the predatory governance system that has taken root in South Sudan. Changing this trajectory will require redefining…

Format:
Analysis
Source:
ACSS
Posted:
30 May 2018