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Apr 11, 2022

The days of elite deals in Sudan should be over

By Cameron Hudson

It is not too late for Washington to correct the course on Sudan and help stave off another democracy-delaying elite pact.

Africa Politics & Diplomacy

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Nov 29, 2021

Africa’s digital infrastructure is the next playing field for great-power competition

By Aubrey Hruby

US-China competition will be shaped by efforts to support Africa's digital infrastructure.

Africa Digital Currencies

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Nov 23, 2021

Economic and commercial diplomacy is crucial to strengthening African business

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.

Africa Economy & Business

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Oct 28, 2021

G20 leaders can rescue low-income countries by redistributing their IMF windfall

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.

Africa Coronavirus

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Oct 14, 2021

For Africa to go green, the private sector must step up. Could COP26 provide an answer?

By Emilie Bel

The continent possesses an abundance of renewable-energy-production capabilities—but capitalizing on its potential remains a challenge.

Africa Climate Change & Climate Action

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Oct 1, 2021

Sudan’s failed coup shows why military reform is a must

By Cameron Hudson

Sudan’s civilian leaders are facing off with the country's powerful military.

Civil Society Democratic Transitions

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Sep 24, 2021

Make way for Wakanda: The UN Security Council needs an African seat

By Amb. 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.

Africa Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Aug 20, 2021

De-risking and transforming institutional capital for impact in Africa: A conversation with Admassu Tadesse and Morten Elkjær

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.

Africa Economy & Business

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Jul 9, 2021

Development policy needs to be DARPA-fied

By Aubrey Hruby

Just as tech innovation requires experimentation, US commercial policy in African markets needs to embrace and operationalize experimentation.

Africa Economy & Business

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Jun 1, 2021

A US-Africa summit done right

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.

Africa Economy & Business