From the Somali Civil War to the Darfur conflict, dozens of turbulent clashes have plagued Africa. So what wars are currently unfolding in the continent?
South Sudan: the state that fell apart in a week
“A week ago, Simon K, a 20-year-old student living in the capital of South Sudan, was arrested by men in military uniforms.”
Who are Nigeria’s Boko Haram Islamists?
“Nigeria’s militant Islamist group Boko Haram – which has caused havoc in Africa’s most populous country through a wave of bombings, assassinations and abductions – is fighting to overthrow the government and create an Islamic state.”
“The United Nations has described Sudan’s western Darfur region as one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises.”
Guide to key Libyan militias
“As Libya continues to face a protracted political crisis, developments on the ground remain dominated by the many militias operating across the country.”
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