Summary: more grim days in Sudan underline the tragedy unfolding in the country as the world remains transfixed by events in Putin’s Russia.
Summary: the conflict in Sudan threatens the global supply of gum arabic which is used in many everyday products and processes.
Summary: as outside players become more engaged and the violence in Sudan gathers pace so too does the risk of a major conflagration that could engulf the region.
Summary: in 2019 the Sudanese people used peaceful protests to overthrow a dictator; now with two power-hungry generals battling for supremacy, they deserve better than to have their struggle for democracy violently cast aside as the world watches.
Summary: a brewing conflict between generals is proving useful to Abu Dhabi’s goals to fortify its growing power in Sudan and do Moscow a good turn as it seeks to position itself as the Middle East’s key power player.
Summary: while the world’s attention is focussed on Vladimir Putin’s war in the Ukraine his efforts to expand Russian influence in Africa continue at a pace that is causing disquiet in the Mauritanian capital of Nouakchott.
Summary: as President Kais Saied consolidates power in Tunisia, Europe needs to look at itself and start asking some hard questions, a leading Maghreb analyst argues.
Summary: as the Sahel sees increasing jihadist insurgencies, Mauritania remains free of the scourge of terrorism…for now.
Summary: As Mauritania’s president steps up his anti-corruption drive and the country’s neighbours face growing terrorist insurrections, Britain’s new ambassador in Nouakchott talks up opportunities for British business
Summary: as Sudan continues to wind its way towards democracy, the growing accord between Egypt and Sudan is producing a new framework for bilateral relations.