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28 May 2024
You can’t help but watch the level of focus on … Gaza and Ukraine and wonder what just 5 percent of that energy could have done in a context like Sudan. Foreign Policy

Alan Boswell

Project Director, Horn of Africa
22 May 2024
There is a perception [in Kenya] that democracy hasn’t delivered, that elites which had come to power through elections were not delivering. New York Times

Murithi Mutiga

Program Director, Africa
22 May 2024
The main resource driving conflict [in the DRC] isn’t coltan. It is the land. It’s material ownership, of course, but also who has a legitimate right to be here. Foreign Policy

Onesphore Sematumba

Analyst, Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi
9 May 2024
Rwanda’s primary interest [in the war in eastern DRC] is to continue to have its say in this geopolitical battlefield. Financial Times

Onesphore Sematumba

Analyst, Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi
9 May 2024
The Sudanese have basically been forgotten, obviously there’s the war in Gaza which has taken a lot of attention. Al Jazeera

Alan Boswell

Project Director, Horn of Africa
1 May 2024
Western powers have enjoyed quite a bit of leeway in how they influenced and meddled in local affairs [in Niger]. Al Jazeera

Ibrahim Yahaya Ibrahim

Deputy Project Director, Sahel

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