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Tue, Dec 22, 2020

African outlook 2021: The Africa Center reflects on 2020 and looks ahead

African nations have mostly escaped the heavy death toll and hospital bed shortages faced by Western countries, but the COVID-19 pandemic has dealt a disproportionately severe blow to the continent’s economic ambitions. Fortunately, robust collaboration between African public and private sectors, and particularly innovative financing measures from African development institutions—including members of the Africa Center’s […]

AfricaSource by Africa Center

Africa Coronavirus

Wed, Dec 16, 2020

Fighting for influence in Africa: Report launch events held with the Policy Center for the New South

On Monday, December 14, and Wednesday, December 16, the Africa Center and the Policy Center for the New South (PCNS) hosted joint public events to launch twin reports on the evolving roles of the traditional and emerging external powers in Africa, with the events focusing regionally on the Red Sea and the Sahel.

Event Recap by Africa Center

Africa Conflict

Sun, Nov 29, 2020

Hudson joins BBC World to discuss the capture of Mekelle by Ethiopian forces

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Conflict

Sat, Nov 28, 2020

Hudson joins Voice of America’s Nightline Africa to discuss conflict in Tigray

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Conflict

Thu, Nov 26, 2020

Bruton quoted in the Wall Street Journal on battle between Ethiopian forces and the TPLF for Mekelle

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Conflict

Thu, Nov 26, 2020

Hudson joins CNN to discuss the consequences of further conflict in Tigray

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Conflict

Wed, Nov 25, 2020

The temperature is rising, the fever white hot: The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam as flashpoint between Egypt and Ethiopia

Once considered unlikely by regional experts, military confrontation along the Nile is a growing possibility, as a diplomatic solution to the Egyptian-Sudanese-Ethiopian stand-off recedes. Outside observers may not understand why Egypt considers the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) an “existential threat” to its existence, but, regardless, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and his advisors see it as such.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Christopher D. Booth

East Africa Energy & Environment

Tue, Nov 24, 2020

Hudson quoted in SBS on escalating conflict in Tigray

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Conflict

Tue, Nov 24, 2020

Hudson quoted in the Associated Press on escalating conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Conflict

Tue, Nov 24, 2020

Ethiopian government officials provide briefing on the conflict in Tigray

On Tuesday, November 24, the Africa Center hosted a private roundtable with Ethiopian Attorney General H.E. Gedion Timothewos Hessebon (PhD), Senior Policy Advisor and Chief Trade Negotiator Mr. Mamo Mihretu, and Ambassador to the United States H.E. Fitsum Arega.

Event Recap by Africa Center

Africa Conflict
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