Posts In: other solutions

Read More
osc-1

Boko Haram’s Split – Is the al-Barnawi faction as moderate as thought?

Since Boko Haram’s split in August 2016, the group’s faction led by Abubakar Shekau has received the largest share of media coverage, owing in large…

Continue Reading
Read More
Marocco

Le Maroc en quête d’un positionnement stratégique

29th August 2017 Africa, Analysis, other solutions

L’UA et la CÉDÉAO, des objectifs de taille Le retour du Maroc à l’Union Africaine (UA) en janvier 2017, après de longues années d’absence, a…

Continue Reading

Kenya 2017 Election Disputes

Kenya held a general election on 8th August. President Uhuru Kenyatta won with 54, 27% of the votes cast, as per results announced by the IEBC…

Continue Reading
Read More
Nigeria Colors

Nigeria and the Battle Against Boko Haram

15th August 2017 Africa, Analysis, other solutions

Why Has the Militant Group Not Been Defeated? In December 2016, the Nigerian government declared Boko Haram a defeated terrorist organization. After nearly six months…

Continue Reading

Briefing: Boko Haram vs. Al Shabaab

Boko Haram and Al-Shabaab are responsible for a large share of atrocities in Africa, and remain two of the most dangerous armed groups on the…

Continue Reading
Read More
Angola

Angola – Elections 2017 – Possible Scenarios

Angolans will take part in the country’s fourth election on 23 August, with 220 seats in the National Assembly being up for grab, while the…

Continue Reading
Read More
DRC Colors

Crise en république démocratique du Congo (RDC) : À quoi peut-on/doit-on s’attendre alors que la perspective d’élections fin 2017 semble s’éloigner chaque jour ?

Alors que la ténu des élections avant fin 2017 devient difficile à se concrétiser, l’impasse politique semble loin d’être résolue en RDC. Sur le plan…

Continue Reading
Read More
Kenya

Kenya – General Elections – Possible Scenarios

On 8 August, Kenyans will be faced with the choice to either extend President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto’s second four-year term, or…

Continue Reading
Read More
Lybie

Libye : Les principaux acteurs de la crise

La Libye vit une période de crise généralisée depuis la chute du colonel Kadhafi en 2011. De multiples groupes armés pullulent dans le pays, chacun…

Continue Reading
Read More
Mauritanie

Mauritanie – Sous la pression politico-sociale et la menace terroriste, l’unité nationale doit être préservée

Confrontée à la menace de groupes djihadistes sévissant le long de sa frontière avec le Mali, la Mauritanie est censée développer une politique efficace pour…

Continue Reading
Read More
Syria Colors

The Islamic State in Raqqa and Mosul

On June 11th, the international coalition launched a coordinated offensive against the Islamic State in the Syrian city of Raqqa, which is likely to fall…

Continue Reading
Read More
Burundi

Crise au Burundi

Comment le régime de Nkurunziza parvient-il à se maintenir malgré l’isolement diplomatique ? Deux ans après le début de la crise burundaise, le pays semble…

Continue Reading
Read More
Rwanda Colors

Rwanda : Le front patriotique rwandais

Quelle stratégie pour la conservation du pouvoir en 2017?   Le Rwanda vivra le 4 août 2017 une échéance importante dans sa vie politique: l’élection…

Continue Reading
Read More
osc-1

Terrorisme au Sahel

Lutte contre la menace d’al-Qaïda dans la région du Maghreb-Sahel : Quels sont les défis actuels ? Le 2 mars 2017, plusieurs groupes djihadistes opérant…

Continue Reading
Read More
Angola

Angola 2017 Elections – Short Note

23rd May 2017 Africa, other solutions

Angolans will head to the elections in August, with the ruling MPLA party looking to preserve its status as the indisputable force on the country’s…

Continue Reading
Read More
osc-1

Kenya 2017 Elections – Short Note

Kenyans will head to the general elections on 8 August, with gubernatorial and presidential elections promising to be a tense affair. Raila Odinga, the NASA…

Continue Reading
Read More
Rwanda Colors

Rwanda 2017 Elections – Short Note

10th May 2017 Africa, Analysis, other solutions

Rwandans will head to the polls on 4 August, seeking to consolidate the country’s electoral democracy after a brutal civil war ended in a genocide…

Continue Reading
Read More
Mali Colors

Mali – Conférence d’entente nationale : quels obstacles à une énième tentative pour sortir de la crise ?

12th April 2017 Africa, Analysis, other solutions

Le 2 avril dernier, après une semaine de tractations, la conférence d’entente nationale « pour la paix, la réconciliation et l’unité » s’est clôturée à…

Continue Reading
Read More
DRC Colors

République Démocratique du Congo (RDC) : Kabila en position de force suite à la fragmentation de l’opposition

10th April 2017 Africa, Analysis, other solutions

Après l’échec des négociations directes entre le camp Kabila et le Rassemblement, notamment sur le mode de désignation d’un Premier ministre du futur gouvernement de…

Continue Reading
Read More
osc-1

Cameroon – Unrest in Anglophone Regions and the persistent Boko Haram Threat in Far North

20th March 2017 Africa, Analysis, other solutions

Unrest in Anglophone Regions and the Persistent Boko Haram Threat in Far North What should the Cameroonian Government do to Restore Stability and Security ?…

Continue Reading
Read More
OSC+AP

The Syria Paper – An Insider’s View on a Global Crisis – part 1

1st Edition : The Astana process & life in government held areas Six years of war in Syria have had a devastating toll with almost…

Continue Reading
Read More
white & black

République Démocratique du Congo: Vers un blocage total des négociations ?

7th February 2017 Africa, Analysis, other solutions

The sudden death of Etienne Tshisekedi, President Kabila’s main rival and president of the Rassemblement (an opposition coalition), will have a significant impact on Congo’s…

Continue Reading
Read More
four

The Islamic State in West Africa.

26th January 2017 Africa, Analysis, other solutions

The Islamic State (IS) has sought to expand its neo-jihadist brand of militancy across the globe since its rapid expansion in Syria and Iraq. The…

Continue Reading
Read More
three

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC): 2017 Outlook

13th January 2017 Africa, Analysis, other solutions

With a persisting political impasse, and a fragile security framework in some parts of its central and eastern provinces, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)…

Continue Reading

12.12.2016_République Démocratique du Congo : Qui de Kabila ou de ses Adversaires Triompherait si ces Derniers Appelaient la Population à se Soulever le 19 Décembre prochain ?

12th December 2016 Africa, Analysis, other solutions

Le climat politique en République Démocratique du Congo demeure dans l’impasse suite à l’absence de consensus entre les principaux acteurs de l’opposition et le régime…

Continue Reading

Turkey – Why Erdogan denies the Lausanne Treaty

It is obvious that, by questioning the Treaty of Lausanne, Erdogan’s recent rhetoric could be considered a part of his internal political considerations. What is…

Continue Reading
Read More
one

07.11.2016 – The Art of Keeping Power: A Reflection on this Year’s Presidential Elections in Uganda, Congo-Brazzaville, Djibouti, Zambia, Tanzania, Gabon and Comoros

From Gabon to Uganda, through Congo-Brazzaville (among other notable examples), hope and enthusiasm were visible — especially among the urban youth — for decades-long ruling…

Continue Reading
Read More
two

Operation Mosul : The fear of a new humanitarian crisis.

The campaign for the recapture of Mosul, in Iraq was launched on the early morning of the 10th October while airstrikes and heavy artillery fire…

Continue Reading
Read More
four

Behind Morocco’s Al – Hoceima Protests

Thousands have protested this week in Morocco after the gruesome death of a fishmonger, who was crushed to death inside a garbage truck in the…

Continue Reading
Read More
two

Ivory Coast Referendum: Cleansing Scars of War

31st October 2016 Africa, Analysis, other solutions

Ivory Coast Referendum: Cleansing Scars of War Ivory Coast is the world’s largest producer of cocoa and cashews with an annual economic growth of 9%…

Continue Reading
Read More
one

Ghana 2016, Presidential Election: Another Tight Contest Expected

25th October 2016 Africa, Analysis, other solutions

Previously scheduled for November 7th, the presidential polls will be held on December 7th in Ghana. As the country surpasses an economic slowdown the incumbent…

Continue Reading
Read More
four

Risque de violences à Kinshasa suite à l’appel du Rassemblement à une journée “ville morte”, le Mercredi 19 Octobre

Alors que la Cour Constitutionnelle vient de trancher en faveur de la requête de la commission électorale (CENI) afin de reporter les scrutins à Avril…

Continue Reading

The New Cold War: The Russian plan for reshaping the balance of power.

“In the end, peace can be achieved only by hegemony or by balance of powers” H. Kissinger.  There has been indeed a long time since…

Continue Reading
Read More
one

Kabila au bord de la Prolongation de son règne: L’opposition détient-elle le dernier mot ?

Les événements des 19 et 20 septembre derniers semblent avoir précipité le régime dans un tourbillon de répercussions négatives à son encontre. Emmenant, l’opposition à…

Continue Reading
Read More
three

RDC. Émeutes meurtrières à Kinshasa.

20th September 2016 Africa, Analysis, other solutions

A Kinshasa, les manifestations pour demander le départ du Président Kabila à la fin de son dernier mandat prennent une tournure désastreuse. Plusieurs quartiers de…

Continue Reading
Read More
four

Greece. Fire in Moria refugee camp

Following the fire at the largest refugee camp in the island of Lesvos, there is a distinct lack of clarity with regards to the reason…

Continue Reading
Read More
one

Turkey: A Coup in the Works

16th July 2016 Middle East, other solutions

It was reported around 9:00 pm GMT that a faction of the Turkish military is carrying out a coup taking over government infrastructure in Istanbul…

Continue Reading
Read More
four

Burkina Faso Overview of the Current Situation

One shot analysis designed by the OSC research team covering Burkina Faso’s current political, social and security dynamics. With the ongoing volatility and spill over…

Continue Reading
Read More
two

Short Note: Beirut Municipal Elections

8th of May Beirut Municipal Elections. “The Beirut municipality alone could improve the lives of close to 2 million people, if it were effective.” –…

Continue Reading
Read More
one

Post-sanction Iran: What has changed?

Iran has been struggling with consistently high unemployment and inflation rates since the implementation of the UN and US sanctions against the country. However, since…

Continue Reading
Read More
two

Egypt: Losing Sinai and Sanafir.

30th April 2016 Africa, Middle East, other solutions

The return of  Tiran and Sanafirwould to Saudi Arabia. “Egypt did not relinquish even a grain of sand. All the data and documents say nothing except…

Continue Reading
Read More
three

OSC Trainings

2nd July 2015 other solutions

This document presents some of our most popular trainings. We tailor and adapt our trainings to the specific conditions of the local environment and its…

Continue Reading
Read More
two

Key Vocabulary of Terrorism

22nd June 2015 Analysis, Diagrams, other solutions

OTHER Solutions Consulting has compiled a list of key terms used both to describe ideological and regional issues. The purpose of this basic definitions list…

Continue Reading
Read More
rev-slide-3

OSC Brochure

22nd June 2015 other solutions

Other Solutions Brochure OTHER SOLUTIONS Consulting is managed by Alexandre Carle and comprises a team of highly skilled experts and a larger network of specialist…

Continue Reading