Conflict & Resilience Monitor

The Conflict and Resilience Monitor offers monthly blog-size commentary and analysis on the latest conflict-related trends in Africa.

10 Mar 2021

From Crisis to Opportunity – Is Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID-19 World Possible?

In South Sudan, Women’s Rights cannot wait for COVID-19 or Peace

International Women’s Day 2021: Empowering Women for an equal AfCFTA

3 Mar 2021

COVID-19 stresses Intra-SADC Trade

COVID-19’s second wave deepens Southern Africa’s rate of poverty and unemployment

Impact of COVID-19 on Economic, Social and State-citizens’ relations in the SADC Region

24 Feb 2021

An African Union Summit held in the midst of COVID-19 pandemic and against growing tensions in parts of the continent

Security in Somalia beyond 2021 – the future role of AMISOM and the international community

The Impact of Climate Change on Peace and Security in Somalia: Implications for AMISOM

17 Feb 2021

From National Interest to Global Responsibility: Vaccine Nationalism and the World Trade Organisation (WTO)

Making the First Elections Count: Implementing the African Union Institutional Reform Process

The 34th summit of the African Union: COVID-19, New Leadership and Africa’s Arts

10 Feb 2021

COVID-19, Issues of Governance and Mounting Political Unrest in Zambia

Deepening Africa’s Continental Trade & Economic Relations amid COVID-19

The Effect of COVID-19 Lockdowns on Savings Clubs and Lessons for Future Preparedness in Zimbabwe

18 Dec 2020

Enhancing intra-African trade in times of the COVID-19 pandemic

Linking the women, peace and security agenda and the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)

The economic impact of coronavirus pushes millions further into hunger

9 Dec 2020

Electoral violence and ‘Silencing the Guns’ in Africa: has COVID-19 been a conflict multiplier?

How a climate-smart COVID-19 recovery could lead to a more resilient Africa

The role of institutions in Silencing the Guns in Africa

2 Dec 2020

COVID-19 and North Africa: impact and resilience

COVID-19-related ceasefires in Africa: an opportunity to Silence the Guns?

Ethiopia’s civil war: competing visions on the nature of the state

25 Nov 2020

Blended Stabilisation? Experiences from the Lake Chad Basin region

Climate change, COVID-19 and the Lake Chad conflict

COVID-19 exacerbating existing security, social and livelihood challenges in the Lake Chad Basin region

18 Nov 2020

Africa and the implications of a second wave of COVID-19 infections

The impact of COVID-19 on the delicate peace process in South Sudan

The implications of COVID-19 global vaccine politics for Africa

11 Nov 2020

COVID-19 has revealed an Africa characterised by resilience rather than conflict

Future implications of the impact of COVID-19 on governance and public service

Lessons from COVID-19 for effective governance and sustainable peace in Africa

4 Nov 2020

COVID-19 and African indigenous peoples: Cameroon’s Pygmies, Mbororo and Kirdii

The agency of southern African youth during the COVID-19 pandemic

The cessation of hostilities during the COVID-19 pandemic

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