AfricaSource by Jean-Paul MvogoNov 23, 2021
Economic and commercial diplomacy is crucial to strengthening African business
AfricaSource by Jean-Paul Mvogo
Small and medium-sized enterprises are the lifeblood of Africa's economy. Its leaders need to step up on their behalf.
AfricaSource by Hippolyte FofackOct 28, 2021
G20 leaders can rescue low-income countries by redistributing their IMF windfall
AfricaSource by Hippolyte Fofack
If the G20 enhances the impact of IMF Special Drawing Rights by sending them on to low-income countries, it could add up to a synchronized global recovery.
AfricaSource by Emilie BelOct 14, 2021
For Africa to go green, the private sector must step up. Could COP26 provide an answer?
AfricaSource by Emilie Bel
The continent possesses an abundance of renewable-energy-production capabilities—but capitalizing on its potential remains a challenge.
AfricaSource by Rama YadeSep 24, 2021
Make way for Wakanda: The UN Security Council needs an African seat
AfricaSource by Rama Yade
The Security Council was built on the principle of sovereignty and equality of all nations. Its democratization and reformation are overdue—and must consider Africa.
AfricaSource by Africa CenterAug 20, 2021
De-risking and transforming institutional capital for impact in Africa: A conversation with Admassu Tadesse and Morten Elkjær
AfricaSource by Africa Center
Mr. Admassu Tadesse, president and CEO of the Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank (TDB), and Mr. Morten Elkjær, vice president for the financial sector and business development at the Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU), to discuss de-risking and transforming institutional capital into greater impact in Africa for attractive returns.
AfricaSource by Aubrey HrubyJun 1, 2021
A US-Africa summit done right
AfricaSource by Aubrey Hruby
The last few decades of global Africa policy can be defined in a single word: summitry. After five years of absence from the summit stage, a revived US-Africa summit under the Biden administration is a no-brainer.
AfricaSource by Rama YadeMay 25, 2021
Africa is America’s greatest geopolitical opportunity. Does the US know it?
AfricaSource by Rama Yade
Biden can further build ties with Africa: He should do so not only because these countries have long been underrepresented within leading multilateral organizations, but also because they offer innovative solutions to global challenges including terrorism, climate change, migration, debt, and COVID-19.
AfricaSource by Luke TyburskiMay 11, 2021
The Basketball Africa League has arrived: Here’s why it matters
AfricaSource by Luke Tyburski
With the Basketball Africa League set to launch, the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center reached out to sports stakeholders across the BAL’s inaugural countries to hear their perspective on why the BAL represents a historic moment. Their feedback provides a compelling case for the developmental, diplomatic, and economic potential of African basketball.