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  • Feature

    Jihadist groups in the Sahel

    4 February 2016
    Security has been intense over the last few weeks in the Senegalese capital, Dakar, with police and soldiers on the streets, vehicle searches, and round-ups...
  • Maps and Graphics

    AQIM incident map

    15 January 2016
    This is a quick map of conflict events attributed to AQIM from 2007-2015, compiled from the ACLED dataset. Search by location, click a dot for...
  • Analysis

    Boko Haram and Cameroon's prisons

    6 January 2016
    Detention conditions in Cameroon's prisons are worsening as thousands of people suspected to have links with Nigeria-based terrorist group Boko Haram are thrown in jail...
  • Analysis

    The Quiet Americans

    9 November 2015
    Kitting out a Nigerien army unit is not what most humanitarians would consider the best response to Boko Haram. But for the NGO Spirit of...
  • Analysis

    Nowhere to run, nowhere to hide

    2 November 2015
    The Boko Haram insurgency has claimed more than 25,000 lives in the past six years. Since 2014, it has escalated and splintered across a wider...