Food Prices, Elections, And The Wagner Group In Africa

Africa is no stranger to food riots and the resulting political unrest. Experts have linked the Arab Spring, the series of upheavals in North Africa and the Middle East that led to regime change or protests in Libya, Yemen, Syria, and Tunisia, to food riots triggered by increased food prices in 2008, particularly grain. In sub-Saharan Africa, increased food prices that year were linked to riots in Mozambique, Niger, and several other countries. Another cycle of unrest and change could be coming due to the war in Ukraine. Read More Here

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