Sibylline Insight Series

Discussing How the Ukraine Conflict Will Exacerbate Developing Humanitarian Crises and Empower Autocratic Governments in Africa

March 25, 2022

In this week's podcast, join your host Eloise Scott, our Global Intelligence Manager, along with Benedict Manzin, our Sub Sahara Africa Analyst to discuss the increase in food and fuel prices due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and how it will drive widespread inflation and increase strains on rising numbers of people facing severe food insecurity, with associated unrest likely to exacerbate political crises, particularly across the Horn of Africa. The conflict will also renew competition between western states and Russia for influence in Africa, empowering authoritarian governments.

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