Voilence In Democratic Republic Of Congo

Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo

“Blessed are the Peacemakers” Recent Developments Opposition leader Félix Tshisekedi was declared the winner of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) presidential elections held in late December 2018 and was inaugurated in January 2019. The transfer of power from former President Joseph Kabila, who ruled for eighteen years and had delayed elections

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Voilence In The Central African Republic

Violence in the Central African Republic

“Blessed are the Peacemakers” Recent Developments Violence in eastern and western Central African Republic (CAR) has increased and spread to new provinces in 2018, as the government in Bangui remains unable to extend control outside the capital. A peace agreement signed in June 2017 between the government and thirteen of the fourteen main armed

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Boko Haram In Nigeria

Boko Haram in Nigeria

“Blessed are the Peacemakers” Sir Recent Developments After a peak in Boko Haram–related violence in 2014 and 2015, the number of casualties attributed to the group fell dramatically. The Nigerian military—with assistance from Benin, Cameroon, Chad, and Niger—has pushed Boko Haram out of several provinces in northeastern Nigeria, but the group

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Civi War In Libya

Civil War in Libya

“Blessed are the Peacemakers” Recent Developments The UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) declared a state of emergency in Libya’s capital city of Tripoli in September 2018, less than a week after a UN cease-fire went into effect. Attempts to create a unity government have met with limited success as the House of Representatives

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Destablization Of Mali

Destabilization of Mali

“Blessed are the Peacemakers” Recent Developments In August 2020, military officers in Mali carried out a bloodless coup that led to the resignation and removal of Malian President Ibraham Boubacar Keita and Malian Prime Minister Boubou Cisse. The United States and France immediately condemned the coup, as did the UN Security Council, the Economic Community

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