Africa Political Monitor

AFPC’s review of politics in both North and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Africa Political Monitor

Africa Political Monitor No. 5

August 5, 2020 Jacob McCarty

Chinese construction in South Sudan hits roadblock;
Germany, Morocco find common ground on green energy;
Iran illegally fishes of Somali coast;
French oil multinational secures gas project in Mozambique;
Egyptian hackers target Ethiopian government over GERD;
Sudan's government secures foreign aid

Africa Political Monitor No. 4

June 22, 2020 Jacob McCarty

Sudan dips its toe into the LIbyan civil war;
German funds Tunisian financial sector reform;
Russian weapons exports to the continent on the rise;
Conflict flares along Sudan-Ethiopia border;
Germany recommits to Mali-based deployment

Africa Political Monitor No. 3

May 18, 2020 Jacob McCarty

Sudan's international charm offensive eyes Washington...; the emirates come calling;
Tanzania backs away from Beijing;
Chad turns inward;
Dublin eyes African development;
South Korea restarts deployments to South Sudan

Africa Political Monitor No. 2

April 15, 2020 Jacob McCarty

Turkish UAVs to patrol Tunisian skies;
Shifting air travel reflects Sudan-Israel thaw;
India deploys hurricane relief via warship to Madagascar;
European task force deploys to Sahel;
AFRICOM to begin reporting civilian casualties;
Saudi Arabia repatriates Ethiopian migrants

Africa Political Monitor No. 1

March 19, 2020 Jacob McCarty

​On Israel, Trump makes an African play;
Coronavirus impacts East African shipping imports;
The GERN continues to roil Egyptian-Ethiopian relations;
Sierra Leone ends recognition of Kosovo;
Unprecedented​​ locust swarms threaten African resource security;
The Kremlin's military play in Libya