Programs

The Atlantic Council’s Africa Center promotes dynamic geopolitical partnerships with African states and helps redirect US and European policy priorities toward strengthening security and bolstering economic growth and prosperity on the continent.

The latest pieces from AfricaSource:

Wed, Jan 15, 2020

Sudan’s uncertain road ahead

Nearly six months in, the governing bargain between civilians and security forces seems to be holding strong, but there has been little concrete progress towards determining which side will emerge as the dominant actor at the end of the transition. That means that there is ongoing uncertainty over who ultimately is in charge, not only today, but well into the future. And uncertainty over what the political future will be means uncertainty over whether – and which – people will have jobs and the resources they need to support their families.

AfricaSource by Cameron Hudson

Africa Democratic Transitions

Tue, Jan 14, 2020

Congo, one year later

Politics in flux, but Kabila is largely still in charge

AfricaSource by Pierre Englebert

Africa Corruption

Mon, Dec 9, 2019

N’oublions pas le pastoralisme dans l’agenda climatique

Les activités commerciales liées au pastoralisme en Afrique représentent environ un volume de l’ordre du milliard de dollars par an et entre 10 et 44% du produit intérieur brut (PIB) des pays africains. Au total, près d’ 1,3 milliard de personnes bénéficient de la chaîne de valeur du bétail.

AfricaSource by Abdoul Salam Bello and Rama Yade

Africa Climate Change & Climate Action

Experts

Content

Tue, Jan 28, 2020

Hruby quoted in TechCrunch on the potential for new US visa ban to include Nigeria

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Economy & Business

Wed, Jan 22, 2020

Hruby in NextBillion: The hidden value of untapped ideas: Three development sector approaches that deserve a second look

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Economy & Business

Fri, Jan 17, 2020

Hudson quoted in Foreign Policy on civil-military relations in Sudan

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Democratic Transitions

Wed, Jan 15, 2020

Sudan’s uncertain road ahead

Nearly six months in, the governing bargain between civilians and security forces seems to be holding strong, but there has been little concrete progress towards determining which side will emerge as the dominant actor at the end of the transition. That means that there is ongoing uncertainty over who ultimately is in charge, not only today, but well into the future. And uncertainty over what the political future will be means uncertainty over whether – and which – people will have jobs and the resources they need to support their families.

AfricaSource by Cameron Hudson

Africa Democratic Transitions

Tue, Jan 14, 2020

Congo, one year later

Politics in flux, but Kabila is largely still in charge

AfricaSource by Pierre Englebert

Africa Corruption

Sun, Jan 12, 2020

Yade joins Jury du Dimanche to discuss politics in France, Senegal, and the Sahel

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Elections

Mon, Jan 6, 2020

Shaping the global future together: the Council’s “Top fifteen hits” of 2019

We look back at the Atlantic Council's top work of 2019 galvanizing US leadership alongside partners and allies to tackle the most pressing challenges confronting our nation and our world.

New Atlanticist by Frederick Kempe

Africa Americas

Mon, Dec 30, 2019

McFate quoted in the New York Times on plans to cut back US intelligence efforts in Africa

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Defense Policy

Mon, Dec 30, 2019

Hudson quoted in the New York Times on Sudan’s sentencing to death of twenty-nine intelligence officers

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Intelligence

Mon, Dec 23, 2019

Bello quoted in RFI on Nigerian reservations toward a regional currency

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Economy & Business

Events

Wed, Feb 5, 2020

The future of the US-Kenya strategic partnership

H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya, discusses his vision for the future of the US-Kenya Strategic Partnership.

9:00am Washington DC