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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

Thu, Dec 10, 2020

Experts react: What the Morocco-Israel deal means for the Middle East

Atlantic Council experts react to the normalization of ties between Morocco and Israel and what it means for the wider region.

MENASource by Atlantic Council

Africa Israel

Fri, Dec 4, 2020

Data remains a weak spot for African elections, but Ghana can lead the way

Ghana, with elections slated for December 7, may be the most robust environment for domestic election monitoring on the African continent. But fieldwork conducted in January 2020 confirmed that most stakeholders still find that data is a “weak spot.” This is not to say that peace and credibility are in doubt in Ghana’s election, but by better leveraging existing data resources, Ghana has an opportunity to champion transparency and set an example for regional peers.

AfricaSource by Luke Tyburski

Africa Elections

Thu, Oct 29, 2020

What’s at stake in the Côte d’Ivoire elections?

Whilst other countries have experienced delays or postponements since the novel coronavirus outbreak, Côte d'Ivoire is charging forward with its first round of presidential polling scheduled for October 31, a contest that has long been expected to be contentious.

AfricaSource by Vicky-Marie Addo-Ashong

Africa Democratic Transitions

Wed, Oct 28, 2020

Hruby quoted in Bloomberg on Nigeria’s #EndSARS protests

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Economy & Business

Mon, Oct 26, 2020

Hruby quoted in techcabal on Nigeria’s #EndSARS protests

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Economy & Business

Fri, Oct 23, 2020

Kroenig and Ashford discuss the final presidential debate and a growing consensus on China

On October 23, Foreign Policy published a biweekly column featuring Scowcroft Center deputy director Matthew Kroenig and New American Engagement Initiative senior fellow Emma Ashford discussing the latest news in international affairs. In this column, they discuss the final presidential debate, recent administrations’ struggles to navigate the North Korea challenge, a growing bipartisan consensus on China, and developments […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Korea

Fri, Oct 16, 2020

Hruby quoted in the Africa Report on Stripe’s acquisition of Nigerian fintech firm Paystack

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Economy & Business

Thu, Oct 15, 2020

Hruby quoted in the Street Journal on Stripe’s acquisition of Nigerian fintech firm Paystack

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Economy & Business
Mediterranean

Wed, Oct 7, 2020

Value beyond price: Prioritizing political stability and regional integration when financing Mediterranean gas

A comprehensive overview of the tensions surrounding natural gas resources in the Eastern Mediterranean which argues that development projects must take into account geopolitical rivalries as a reality in determining how to leverage East Med gas by mobilizing the power of multilateral dialogue platforms and international development banks.

Report by Olgu Okumuş

Europe & Eurasia European Union