Multinational task forces are in vogue, but what is required for such collaborations to avoid ending in disaster have not been properly appreciated by the approach’s supporters, argues JOHN STUPART.
How is the group succeeding so well in their insurgency, and what do we know about their activities?
DARREN OLIVIER follows the trail to find out exactly who on the continent has been sending their helicopters to Ukraine for upgrades.
In many ways, what the group is doing to Syria and Iraq resembles Boko Haram in Nigeria. But is the analogy stretching too far?
Ebola in West Africa is being treated in some countries (Nigeria), and is utterly out of control in others (Sierra Leone). CONWAY WADDINGTON unpacks the region’s ongoing struggle against the humanitarian crisis.
Boko Haram’s actions in Chibok seem likely to provoke support for the Nigerian military, but will that help or hinder efforts to end the insurgency?