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


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


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


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


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


Apr 23, 2021

Climate change will not be fixed without Africa

By Amb. Rama Yade

When Congolese President Félix Tshisekedi spoke at the virtual Leaders Summit on Climate this week, he had the force of the continent behind him. And his message was that developed countries must do more. As the summit comes to a close, the world still has so much to learn from Africa about how to tackle the climate crisis—if the world would only listen.

Africa Climate Change & Climate Action