Jihadism enters its final phase
In Morocco, the monarchy guarantees Islam while the state is responsible for secular affairs. In Tunisia, the new constitution separates state and religion. There is thus now a process in place in North Africa that might bring an end to violent jihadism.
No legal option for migrants
The European Union is very wide of the mark in its efforts to deal with migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean, according to NAI researcher Anitta Kynsilehto. Instead, long-term solutions on legal labour migration to Europe, as well as legal ways of seeking asylum, must be provided.
War affects sexual debut
Rwanda and DR Congo have both been plagued by violent wars that have left millions of dead. These large-scale conflicts can be measured, but so too can everyday events in women’s lives. In this way, the connection between war and everyday life can be identified.
Honeymoon is over for Buhari
Fair elections, victory for the opposition and an incumbent president accepting defeat – this is fairly unusual in an African context. However, the honeymoon is over and tough challenges await newly elected Nigerian President Mohammadu Buhari.