Day: May 28, 2020

Burundi Elects New President Amid Concerns Over Election Integrity

Evariste Ndayishimiye, candidate for the governing Burundian party CNDD-FDD, was declared the winner of Burundi’s May 20th election by the Commission Electorale Nationale Indépendante (CENI). Ndayishimiye campaigned to “fight poverty and develop the country” and received approximately 67% of the vote while his opponent, Agathon Rwasa of the National Freedom

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Mixed Message Regarding Insurgency In Mozambique

On the 27th of May, the Mozambican government gave a mixed message regarding the status of the terrorist insurgency in the north of the country. The interior minister, Amade Miquidade, reiterated that the situation was “under control”. He also, however, provided worrying information on the strategy pursued by the military

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US And UK Conduct Military Exercise In Barents Sea

Earlier this month the United States and the United Kingdom engaged in joint training exercises in the Barents Sea. The exercise included three US destroyers, a fast combat support ship, reconnaissance aircraft, and a UK warship. What makes these exercises significant is the location, as the Barents Sea is located

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