Essays and Reviews

The Challenge of Reform within Ethiopia’s Constitutional Order
Since early 2018, Ethiopia’s political context has been in flux, including a deep popular challenge to democratic centralism, and the prevailing political order. In this context, reforms... MORE >
Navigating migration: To survive life in Nairobi
This blog is the third part of the Navigating migration and the experiences of Congolese refugees in Nairobi series and will explore the reasons why so many Congolese refugees and... MORE >
Navigating migration: From the Congo to Kenya
This blog is the second part of the Navigating migration and the experiences of Congolese refugees in Nairobi series and will explore the driving factors behind Congolese migration... MORE >
Navigating migration: Conflict, displacement and a growing Congolese diaspora in Africa
At the beginning of 2018, an estimated 600,000 Congolese refugees were residing outside of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in sub-Saharan Africa. More than four million Congolese... MORE >
Strengthening Research Capacity in Somaliland and Puntland
This briefing analyses research teaching and practice in Somaliland and Puntland, with a particular focus on the University of Hargeysa (UoH) and Puntland State University (PSU). It builds... MORE >
This year in the Great Lakes
Il est indispensable d’adopter une perspective régionale pour comprendre la dynamique politique, sociale et sécuritaire qui caractérise le Rwanda, la République démocratique du Congo (RDC... MORE >
This year in Sudan and South Sudan
​Civil war seems settled as a permanent feature of politics in both Sudan and South Sudan. State and parastatal armed actors, insurgents and armed groups of various sorts are a regularized... MORE >
This year in the Horn of Africa
The past year has seen a significant shift in the geopolitics of the Horn of Africa, as countries in the Horn have been drawn into the rivalries dividing the Gulf states and fueling the... MORE >
This year in the Great Lakes
A regional perspective is indispensable for understanding political, social and security dynamics in Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Uganda and Burundi. While each... MORE >
L’uniforme du policier : Symbole de fierté, cause de malheur et source de revenu
A travers le monde, l’uniforme revêt une valeur symbolique indéniable. Que ce soit dans les services de sécurité, dans la prison, à l’hôpital, à l’école ou dans des clubs sportifs, l’... MORE >
Kuishi kama mbwa ama nguruwe
On ne peut comprendre la vie quotidienne du policier à Bukavu sans aussi considérer son social et les difficultés liées à celui-ci. La réforme de la police avait donné l’espoir aux... MORE >
Selon le premier World Internal Security Police Index (WISPI) de l’année 2016 publié cette année, un index qui classe les institutions policières du monde selon quatre critères (... MORE >

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