Jun 7, 2024

Digital services for e-government: opportunities for a future 2.5 billion African demographic market

By Nii Simmonds

This report highlights the potential for growth in African markets through e-governance and the importance having strong policies and frameworks in place to secure data.

Africa Economy & Business


Apr 18, 2024

Delivering results for the South: The Bretton Woods system we need

By Otaviano Canuto, Hafez Ghanem, Youssef El Jai, and Stéphane Le Bouder

2024 marks 80 years of the Bretton Woods system. What reforms will keep the system viable into its next century—and delivering results for all countries, including those of the Global South?

Africa Economy & Business


Apr 3, 2024

The case for African social infrastructure

By Tom Koch

Investment in African social infrastructure can be defined as African real estate that serves an essential societal purpose.

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


Apr 2, 2024

Why Africans hold the future of global democracy in their hands

By Rama Yade

By the end of 2024, the face of political Africa will—theoretically—no longer be the same. With nineteen elections scheduled this year, the continent will see presidents leave who were elected more than ten years ago (in Senegal and Ghana), uncertain civilian transitions (in Chad, Mali, and Burkina Faso), high-stakes elections (as in South Africa), and […]

Africa Democratic Transitions


Dec 5, 2023

How green banking can unlock climate solutions in Africa

By Jean-Paul Mvogo

In order to succeed in its transition to a green and inclusive economy, Africa must ramp up its green banking ecosystems and mobilize resources needed to finance climate mitigation and adaptation while also addressing deforestation, pollution and biodiversity loss.

Africa Economy & Business


Oct 26, 2023

AGOA and the future of US-Africa Trade

By Frannie Léautier

Frannie Léautier launches her new report “AGOA and the future of US-Africa trade.” AGOA serves as a key tool for both the United States and Africa as they look for ways to redefine and build their relationships.

Africa Economy & Business

Issue Brief

Sep 19, 2023

Unlocking Africa’s agricultural potential

By Aubrey Hruby and Fatima Ezzahra Mengoub

The ongoing digital revolution in Africa presents a valuable opportunity to revolutionize the continent’s food systems.

Africa Economy & Business


Mar 3, 2023

Critical connectivity: Reducing the price of data in African markets

By Aubrey Hruby

This report analyzes the current state of the digital transformation in Africa and outlines how affordable and accessible data is imperative for further development.

Africa Digital Policy


Feb 23, 2023

Russia’s influence in Africa, a security perspective

By Sarah Daly & Abdelhak Bassou

In partnership with the Policy Center for the New South (PCNS), the Africa Center is proud to present the joint report “Russia’s influence in Africa, a security perspective”, by Sarah Daly and Abdelhak Bassou, on the first anniversary of the war in Ukraine. 

Africa English
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Annual Report

May 10, 2022

Africa Center

By Atlantic Council

Africa’s time has come.