Tag: <span>Africa</span>

Covid-19 spread risk in the African continent

On 14 February 2020, the Egyptian health authorities officially confirmed a Covid-19 case in Egypt, the first in the country and in the entire African continent. The patient, a Chinese citizen travelling to Egypt, was identified upon entering the country during the health screenings currently in force at all Egyptian international airports. Since the beginning […]

Burkina Faso: threat assessment

OVERVIEW Since early 2018, security has significantly deteriorated in Burkina Faso. The threat posed by jihadist groups, previously affecting the northern areas of the country (bordering Mali) mostly, has gradually spread to the eastern areas (on the border with Niger) and to the south-eastern areas (border with Benin and Togo). A sign of this progressive […]