Benin's preliminary parliamentary election results suggest continued dominance of the ruling government despite the opposition's breakthrough

Author: Radhika Ajayan

On 11 January 2023, Benin's Autonomous National Electoral Commission (Commission Électorale Nationale Autonome: CENA) announced the preliminary results of the nationwide parliamentary election held on 8 January 2023

Second military coup in Burkina Faso increases likelihood of further military takeovers amid growing insecurity

Author: Heather Nicell

On 30 September, mutinying soldiers conducted a military coup in Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou, ousting Lieutenant Colonel Paul-Henri Damiba who had seized power in a military takeover against democratically elected President Roch Marc Kaboré in January 2022.

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan faction claims responsibility for a mass-casualty attack in Peshawar highlighting security lapses while government struggles with economic crisis

Author: Shivani Gayakwad

On 30 January, a suicide bomber attacked a mosque in Peshawar killing at least 100 people and injuring 150 others. A faction of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) called Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA) claimed the attack while the TTP denied responsibility.

Islamic State celebrates expansion in Mozambique despite continued counter-terrorism operations in Cabo Delgado

Author: Sakshi Agrawal

The Islamic State celebrated its territorial expansion in Mozambique in the latest edition of its weekly online newspaper al-Naba,calling for the Christian population to convert to Islam or pay the Islamic tax.

Into the cities: West African militaries face up to the challenge of urban warfare

Author: Maria Lampoudi

West African militaries are increasingly conducting operations in urban areas, Maria Lampoudi explores how they are adapting to the terrain and equipping forces.

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2022 Review - Trends in Political Instability

2022 witnessed several mass movements across the world. Janes observed several overlapping themes related to inflation, labour issues, and fuel and food shortages, many of which lead to political instability in several countries. This intelligence briefing is an analysis of trends of protest and riots across 2022 using Janes Intelligence Events.

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