AfricaVision Online AfricaVision Online is a young news service in Europe. Our mission is to enrich African people‚Äôs lives with news and services that inform, educate and entertain. Somaliland: The Strains of Success - AfricaVision Online Somaliland’s hybrid system of tri-party democracy and traditional clan-based governance has enabled the consolidation of state-like authority, social and economic recovery and, above all, relative peace and security but now needs reform. Success has brought....]]> Tue, 6 Oct 2015 22:59:29 GMT Revisiting the Niger Delta - AfricaVision Online Violence in the Niger Delta may soon increase unless the Nigerian government acts quickly and decisively to address long-simmering grievances. With the costly Presidential Amnesty Program for ex-insurgents due to end in a few months, there are increasingly bitter complaints....]]> Tue, 6 Oct 2015 22:57:08 GMT South Sudan Keeping Faith with the IGAD Peace Process - AfricaVision Online For more than eighteen months, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the regional body mediating peace negotiations to end South Sudan’s civil war, has struggled to secure a deal in the face of deep regional divisions and the parties’....]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 03:09:21 GMT Reform and Security Strategy in Tunisia - AfricaVision Online With a dysfunctional internal security apparatus, Tunisia’s response to increasing, ever more devastating jihadi attacks has been ad hoc. The attacks in Tunis and Sousse, in March and June 2015, as well as frequent assaults against the police, the National Guard....]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 03:05:02 GMT South Sudan: No Sanctions without a Strategy - AfricaVision Online As South Sudan’s civil war continues unabated and multiple peace processes and initiatives create little tangible progress, members of the UN Security Council are seeking to adopt sanctions against six generals, three each from the government and the opposition....]]> Thu, 2 Jul 2015 01:28:53 GMT Mali: An Imposed Peace? - AfricaVision Online After eight months of negotiations between Malian parties, the government and some armed groups signed an agreement on 15 May 2015 in Bamako. Fighting has resumed, however, in the north and centre of Mali. Crucially, the Azawad Movements Coalition (CMA) has still not signed....]]> Wed, 3 Jun 2015 03:13:11 GMT Burundi: Peace Sacrificed? - AfricaVision Online Despite the failed coup attempt on 13 May, popular mobilisation against outgoing President Pierre Nkurunziza’s third term has not abated, and confrontation between the government and the “ Halte au troisième mandat ” (Stop the....]]> Wed, 3 Jun 2015 02:53:04 GMT Sudan: The Prospects for ldquo;National Dialogue rdquo; - AfricaVision Online Prospects for an inclusive national dialogue President Omar al-Bashir promised in January 2014 are fading, making a soft-landing end to Sudan’s crises more doubtful. Sceptics who warned that the ruling party was unwilling and unable to make needed concessions have....]]> Wed, 11 Mar 2015 13:49:03 GMT Libya: Getting Geneva Right - AfricaVision Online Libya’s deteriorating internal conflict may be nearing a dramatic turning point. Over six months of fighting between two parliaments, their respective governments and allied militias have led to the brink of all-out war. On the current trajectory, the most likely....]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 02:24:18 GMT Burkina Faso: Nine Months to Complete the Transition - AfricaVision Online When President Blaise Compaoré was ousted in October 2014, he left the country with weak institutions and under economic strain. The provisional government, led by Lieutenant-Colonel Yacouba Isaac Zida, has nine months left to organise presidential and....]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 05:02:38 GMT