Nigeria - Monthly report - February 2015

The covered period has been widely dominated by the postponement of the general elections initialy scheduled on February 14th and February 28th. The presidential election will now takes place on March 28th while the governorship elections will be held on April 11th. This announcement was made by the electoral commission on February 7th on the basis of logistical lateness reported in the distribution of electoral cards and the deteriorated security environment in the North-eastern part of the country....

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Algiers - Security Situation - October 2015

The security situation is affected by high volatility over the whole territory due to an unstable regional context, the presence of active terrorist networks – particularly in Kabylia and in the Great South –, an important crime rate and recurrent social movements which are regularly marked by clashes with security forces. Moreover, employment, housing and infrastructures remain a serious source of tension throughout Algeria. They are regularly the cause of spontaneous gatherings which often result in violent confrontations with security forces...

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