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Presidential Elections in Gabon

Spotlight   published by the Africa Center for Strategic Studies on September 6, 2016

The Africa Center’s Dorina Bekoe discusses the ongoing controversy surrounding Gabon’s presidential elections with the Voice of America’s Washington Forum.

It’s Business as Usual for Wagner Group in Africa, despite Russian Turbulence

In the wake of the recent short-lived mutiny, Putin faces a dilemma: He can allow the Wagner escapades to continue in Africa unhindered—thereby generating further influence and some resources for the government—or he can attempt to take over these operations but lose the influence and benefits Wagner brings the Kremlin.

Coordinating Security Sector Responses to Illegal Logging

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A multinational academic program for security, justice, and forestry officials to analyze the political economy of illegal logging in Africa and apply that knowledge to enhance cross-border, interagency, and community-level coordination to counter illegal logging in service of citizen security.

The Persistence of Cults of Personality in African Governance

Spotlight   published by the Africa Center for Strategic Studies on March 14, 2023

African leaders who hold power indefinitely often employ cults of personality to consolidate power, demand personal fealty, and systematically undermine independent governance institutions.

African Biodiversity Loss Raises Risk to Human Security

Infographic   published by the Africa Center for Strategic Studies on December 7, 2022

Declines in Africa’s rich ecological biodiversity threaten millions of livelihoods, increased food insecurity, conflicts over land, and transmission of zoonotic diseases that can lead to more pandemics.