African Journal of
Political Science and International Relations

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Pol. Sci. Int. Relat.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0832
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPSIR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 403

Understanding the drivers of violent extremism in the African Sahel: A historical perspective

April-June 2024 - Vol 18 Num. 2

This article analyzes the historical drivers of violent extremism in the African Sahel, with a focus on Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger. It examines how historical factors have evolved to nurture a plethora of violent extremist organizations (VEOs) operating in the region, making it the epicenter of violent extremism in...

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Understanding the drivers of violent extremism in the African Sahel: A historical perspective

April-June 2024

Emile Sunjo and Francios Ndzi Nyadi

Protracted war amid Southern African Development Community (SADC) intervention in the Mozambique insurgency

April-June 2024

Masuzgo Chikanje HARAWA

African’s sub-regional bloc’s challenges in coordinating collective security amidst the influence of external state powers in African security governance: The case of ECOWAS and the roles of Nigeria, France, and the UNSC in the civil wars of Liberia and Mali

January-March 2024

Amobire Akolga  

The paradox of silencing the guns and increasing conflicts: A critical appraisal of the role of the African Union institutions

January-March 2024

Kebede Kassa Tsegaye  

Kenya's evolving recognition and non-recognition policy under moi: A case of China and Taiwan (1990-1998)

October-December 2023

Ogeto Danvas Mabeya  

October 2014

Neo-colonialism or De-colonialism? China’s economic engagement in Africa and the implications for world order

Jian Junbo and Donata Frasheri

October 2014

Lessons of 1969’S US Selective Service Amendment Act: Explaining US babyboomers’ civil war

George Steven Swan

October 2014

Elaborated and restricted codes of pluralism - Entangled manifestations in natural resource-dependent African countries

Francisco Kofi Nyaxo Olympio

November 2014

PBC- A commission for hegemonic peace building?

Keorapetse Mmoloki Gabatlhaolwe

November 2014

Elites and exclusive politics in Sub-Saharan African

Ibrahim Baba

March 2015

Unemployment and poverty as sources and consequence of insecurity in Nigeria: The Boko Haram insurgency revisited

USMAN Solomon Ayegba

October 2014

Elaborated and restricted codes of pluralism - Entangled manifestations in natural resource-dependent African countries

Francisco Kofi Nyaxo Olympio

April-June 2024

Understanding the drivers of violent extremism in the African Sahel: A historical perspective

Emile Sunjo and Francios Ndzi Nyadi

May 2014

Political development as social intelligence in constitutional democracy: The central place of dialogue in decolonization

Munya G. Kabba

November 2014

A critical analysis of whether Zimbabwe can achieve economic development through its ‘Look East Policy’

Shingairai Belinda Mudavanhu