Author: Guillaume B. Mpoko

Why The World Shall Worry About Ethiopia’s Crisis

As the news feed arrives instantly, a grave humanitarian crisis is unfolding in Ethiopia. Once again, it needs the world’s attention. According to the Crisis Group, Africa’s second-most populous country is at risk of collapsing again. After a year-long clash between the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) and government forces,

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Why Is The East Of The DR Congo So Vulnerable To Violence?

The security situation in several territories of the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has become hopelessly confused and exposed to violence: the border with the neighboring countries has been vulnerable with limited defence for two decades and has seen an upsurge in attacks within the past month. On

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DRC: Raw Material Diplomacy

The DRC and Rwanda signed three agreements on bilateral cooperation, including a memorandum on gold mining cooperation, that mark the beginning of good neighborly relations after two decades of conflict that led to the loss of millions of lives. For years, Rwanda has been accused of invading, destabilizing, and looting

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DRC: Deep Concerns About The State Of Siege

Congolese President Tshisekedi gave self-acclaim merit about the State of Siege during his September 21st speech at the 76th United Nations General Assembly, praising the measure he decreed on May 6th, 2021. The State of Siege, which was supposed to swiftly end the insecurity and restore peace in the two

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Nigeria to Big To be Secured

NIGERIA TOO BIG TO SECURED? The World Bank overview of Nigeria state that over 20,000 people were killed, about 2.2 million are forcibly displaced, and more than 15 million have been affected since 2009. On September 27th, 2021, the Nigeria prominent newspaper, the Guardian reported that 330,000 Nigerian refugees are

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