Jul 22, 2024

Why the United States needs a robust strategy for space cooperation with Africa

By Temidayo Oniosun

If the United States does not collaborate more with Africa on space-related activities, it risks missing out on a growing market and hindering global scientific and technological advancements.

Africa Space


Jul 16, 2024

It’s time to invest in the African creatives shaping global trends

By Tom Bonsundy-O’Bryan and Josefina Bonsundy-O’Bryan

African governments, their international partners, and investors can do more to ignite Africa’s creative industries.

Africa Economy & Business


Jul 12, 2024

Integrating artisanal mining into the formal economy would benefit African miners and economies alike

By Sarah Way

Many artisanal and small-scale miners work informally and face harsh conditions. Here’s how the international community can help.

Africa Democratic Republic of the Congo


Jun 7, 2024

Increasing investment in African mining should be a higher priority for the United States

By Aubrey Hruby

If governments, investors, and development partners don’t make dramatic changes in the next five years, the United States will fail to counter Chinese influence in supply chains.

Africa Energy & Environment


Jun 3, 2024

In a Congolese mining case, Biden can secure a win for US sanctions policy in Africa

By Benjamin Mossberg

Easing sanctions on Dan Gertler gives Washington the opportunity to show that its sanctions policy toward Africa can be effective.

Africa Corruption


May 28, 2024

Sudan is an abject disaster. Is anyone listening?

By Benjamin Mossberg

US efforts in Sudan are not working. Additional visibility and attention can hopefully bring about solutions.

Africa Conflict


May 24, 2024

Behind Morocco’s bid to unlock the Sahel

By Rama Yade, Abdelhak Bassou

The people in Sahelian countries deserve peace and prosperity. Morocco’s newest initiative could offer a plan to help attain that.

Africa Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

May 22, 2024

Ruto’s state visit to the White House is overdue. So is Biden’s visit to Africa.

By Sibi Nyaoga and Alexander Tripp

Just as important as the Kenyan president’s visit to the United States this week is how soon the US president visits Nairobi in return.

Africa Politics & Diplomacy


May 3, 2024

Why Israel’s ties with Africa will survive the war in Gaza

By Anne-Sophie Sebban-Bécache and Simon Seroussi

The war has led to a bump in the road for Israel-Africa relations, but it will not result in a diplomatic break of the kind witnessed in the 1970s.

Africa English


May 1, 2024

With Africa’s minerals in demand, Russia and the US each offer what the other can’t

By Alexander Tripp

African countries must choose wisely between the United States and Russia in their search for a partner on critical minerals.

Africa Economy & Business