Dèby’s Death Threatens Security in the Sahel: Nigeria Has a Key Role to Play

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari (left) and late Chadian president Idriss Deby during a 2019 summit of Sahel-Saharan States. Brahim Adji/AFP via Getty Images Folahanmi Aina, King’s College London The death of Chad’s President Idriss Dèby has inevitably alarmed foreign and national security policymakers in Nigeria, the West African region and as far as France.

Precarious Power Tilts Towards Ramaphosa in Battle Inside South Africa’s Governing Party

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s campaign against corruption is being undermined from within the governing ANC. EFE-EPA/Yeshiel Panchia Susan Booysen, University of the Witwatersrand It appears, for the moment, that South African president Cyril Ramaphosa has won a key battle in the war for control of the governing African National Congress (ANC), of which he is also […]