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AfricaSourceOct 12, 2022
Before moving forward, King Charles III must address the Commonwealth’s past with Africa
By Alexander Tripp and Caitlin Mittrick
The queen’s death brought the monarchy’s legacy of colonialism on the African continent to the fore. What’s next for the Commonwealth and Africa?
Alexander Tripp is the program assistant for the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center. Prior to joining the Atlantic Council, he completed a dual master’s degree program, receiving a LLM in international relations from Peking University in Beijing and an MSc in international affairs from the London School of Economics.
Tripp has worked for the US State Department and interned for several Congressional offices.
Tripp grew up abroad, living across Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and Asia. Having attended high school in Johannesburg, South Africa, Alexander has a passion for African affairs.