Fonteh Akum is Senior Researcher in the Peace and Security Research Programme at the Institute for Security Studies, Pretoria. He holds a PhD in Politics and International Studies from the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies. His research focuses on political sociologies of regime durability in the central Africa region. He was previously Programme Manager at the Council for the Development of Social Sciences in Africa (CODESRIA).

Essays | November 14, 2017

Ending Impunity in the Central African Republic Still a Bridge Too Far

At the end of July 2017, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced that the number of internally displaced people (IDPs) in the Central African Republic (CAR) had reached 600,000. The number of refugees, most of whom are in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Cameroon, had reached 480,000. This recent […]

Main street, Paoua, north west Central African Republic (CAR)
Main street, Paoua, north west CAR