These Are the Wars That Will Rage in Africa in 2016
With the exception of Syria, African countries currently get the worst rep when it comes to violence and conflict. Virtually every story coming out of the continent seems to showcase one atrocity or another. This narrative is both true and false. In 2014, Africa experienced more than half of... Read more
As Bodies Pile Up on the Streets, Burundi’s Regime Breaks Out Genocidal Rhetoric
The crisis in Burundi is continuing to intensify six months after president Pierre Nkurunziza announced he would stand for a third term, which opponents claim is unconstitutional. With hundreds killed in violence perpetrated by government and opposition forces, the latest escalation is a rhetorical one. “Go tell them [those who have... Read more
Who Killed Central Africa’s Most Notorious Spy?
The assassins, dressed in camouflage and riding in a military vehicle, closed in on their target. Lt. Gen. Adolphe Nshimirimana, Burundi’s top spy and one of the most feared men in Central and East Africa, knew he had a lot of enemies. On the day of his murder, Adolphe... Read more

Peter Dörrie

Africa Correspondent

Journalist specialising in security politics on the African continent.

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