Jun 27, 2024

Migration dynamics in the Atlantic basin: Case studies from Morocco and Nigeria

By Amal El Ouassif and Constance Berry Newman

This report seeks to provide valuable insights into the ongoing discourse on African migration trends in the global context.

Africa Migration

New Atlanticist

Mar 8, 2024

Investing in women accelerates prosperity and peace

By Nicole Goldin

Expanding opportunities for women is essential for economic resilience and recovery during and after conflicts.

Education Human Rights

The Freedom and Prosperity Equation

Sep 18, 2023

The freedom and prosperity equation: Government interventions in Nigeria

By Danladi Verheijen

The Nigerian government should prioritize assuring economic and legal freedoms, with a focus on reducing its involvement in the economy and enhancing its role in providing security.

Freedom and Prosperity Nigeria

New Atlanticist

Aug 10, 2023

Did the Niger coup just succeed? And other questions answered about what’s next in the Sahel

By Atlantic Council experts

While ECOWAS has ordered the activation of a "standby force," it has sent a mixed message about intervening. Meanwhile, the military junta in Niger has declared a new government.

Africa Conflict


Aug 1, 2023

There are high expectations for Nigeria’s new president. Here’s how he can fulfill them.

By O. Felix Obi

Bola Ahmed Tinubu does have an opportunity to set up Nigeria as an economic powerhouse and African superpower. Here's how he can seize it.

Africa Economy & Business


Jun 30, 2023

Boko Haram is a ghost. The US needs to recognize that.

By Alexandra Gorman

Nigeria's new president will need to get all the help he can get—including from the United States—to address the jihadist insurgency that has engulfed the country’s north.

Crisis Management Nigeria

New Atlanticist

Mar 29, 2023

What to expect from the world’s democratic tech alliance as the Summit for Democracy unfolds

By Katherine Walla

Ahead of the Biden administration’s second Summit for Democracy, stakeholders from the Freedom Online Coalition gave a sneak peek at what to expect on the global effort to protect online rights and freedoms.

Cybersecurity Democratic Transitions

Fast Thinking

Mar 1, 2023

What’s in store for Nigeria after a messy election

By Atlantic Council

Why was the election so rocky, and what should the new president’s priorities be? Our experts share their insights.

Africa Democratic Transitions

New Atlanticist

Mar 1, 2023

Experts react: As the ruling party’s Tinubu wins a contested election, what’s next for Nigeria?

By Atlantic Council experts

What went wrong with election administration and what can Bola Tinubu do to win over his critics? Atlantic Council experts, one of whom served on the ground as an election monitor, weigh in.

Africa Democratic Transitions


Dec 13, 2022

US-Africa Leaders Summit could make history—if leaders recalibrate trade relations

By Hippolyte Fofack

Africa has been squeezed into a limited role in global value chains. But leaders in Washington this week can rebalance the US-African trade relationship—and fulfill Africa's economic potential.

Africa Economy & Business