Ifriqiya - Africa Research and Analysis

Ifriqiya

Ifriqiya is published alternately in Hebrew and English, on a monthly basis. It provides both a historical and contemporary analysis on various issues, and covers topics relating to African history, culture, religions, politics, economics, and more. It is edited by Dr. Irit Back, the Head of Africa Studies at the MDC. 

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Chad and its Conflicts with Neighboring Countries

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In this issue of Ifriqiya, Germaine Guidimabaye Remadji describes several of the conflicts going on inside and around Chad. She analyses the role of the current government, as well as persistent social and ethno-religious challenges that have complicated efforts to reduce civilian displacement and the rise of jihadi organizations in the Lake Chad region in recent years.

The “G5 Sahel” Joint Force: A Marriage of Security and Development?

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In this issue of Ifriqiya Rina Bassist analyses the deteriorating security situation in the Sahel region, as well as the incoming international support for the regional G5 Sahel joint force that was created in 2014. She argues that, despite some progress, more external funding is needed to implement vital development goals aimed at stabilizing the region.

The Ethiopia-Eritrea Peace Deal: Why Now?

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Benjamin Yoel analyzes the relations between Ethiopia and Eritrea and proposes an interpretation of why the peace treaty between the two countries was recently signed.