Dec 21, 2023

What Kenya’s proposed mission to Haiti says about Nairobi’s foreign policy

By Sibi Nyaoga

Success in Ruto’s foreign policy approach depends, in part, on the success of this mission to Haiti—one that will be hard to come by.

Africa East Africa


Dec 2, 2023

Africa’s priorities at COP28, from climate finance to a brand-new narrative

By the Africa Center

Our experts outline what is at stake for Africa at the UN Climate Change Conference in Dubai.

Africa Climate Change & Climate Action

New Atlanticist

Sep 20, 2023

What it will take to feed Africa—and the world—in the coming decades

By Katherine Walla

During a discussion at Atlantic Council in New York, officials and food security experts laid out the solutions that can expand Africa's agricultural productivity—and make it more resilient to climate change.

Climate Change & Climate Action Resilience


Aug 23, 2023

Piece by piece, the BRICS really are building a multipolar world

By Hippolyte Fofack

Coming out of the Johannesburg summit, the BRICS group has the potential to accelerate the process of dedollarization and the transition to a multipolar world.

Brazil China

New Atlanticist

Aug 3, 2023

What Niger’s coup means for West Africa’s geopolitical contest

By Rama Yade

The ongoing coup in Niamey and others that have taken place in West Africa in recent years reflect significant geopolitical changes underway.

Africa Conflict


Aug 1, 2023

There are high expectations for Nigeria’s new president. Here’s how he can fulfill them.

By O. Felix Obi

Bola Ahmed Tinubu does have an opportunity to set up Nigeria as an economic powerhouse and African superpower. Here's how he can seize it.

Africa Economy & Business


Jun 30, 2023

Boko Haram is a ghost. The US needs to recognize that.

By Alexandra Gorman

Nigeria's new president will need to get all the help he can get—including from the United States—to address the jihadist insurgency that has engulfed the country’s north.

Crisis Management Nigeria
A general view shows the headquarters of the African Union (AU) building in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, January 29, 2017. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri


Jun 15, 2023

Give Africa’s peace delegation for Ukraine a chance

By Rama Yade

The African presidents aiming to bring an end to Russia’s war in Ukraine can be a part of the solution to a global problem rather than sit on the sidelines of geopolitics as collateral victims.

Africa Conflict


Jun 2, 2023

Through carbon markets, corporations have a role to play in Africa’s development. They should take it seriously.

By Aubrey Rugo

By purchasing high-quality carbon credits, companies can support the sustainable growth of low- and middle-income populations in the world's fastest-growing regions.

Africa Economy & Business


May 5, 2023

The EU global investment initiative that could close Africa’s infrastructure gap

By Emilie Bel

The initiative could provide the African continent with the billions needed to close the infrastructure gap. But for it to be a success, several conditions must be met.

Africa Economy & Business