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Thu, May 14, 2020

McFate in the Washington Post: Venezuela shows how mercenaries have become a global security threat

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Conflict

Fri, Apr 24, 2020

Bello in Deutsche Welle: Pour une meilleure santé africaine

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Coronavirus

Tue, Apr 21, 2020

Hruby in the Africa Report: Africa’s innovators vs the virus

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Coronavirus

Tue, Apr 7, 2020

Charai in the National Interest: How Morocco is taking on coronavirus

Moroccans have learned that to reach the horizon beyond the deadly virus that they must address the equality gap among themselves. Read Atlantic Council Board Director Ahmed Charai's latest in the National Interest on how Morocco is taking on the coronavirus.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Coronavirus

Fri, Apr 3, 2020

Englebert quoted in Voice of America on the effects of COVID-19 on conflict-ridden regions

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Conflict

Tue, Mar 31, 2020

Watching the spread of coronavirus in Côte d’Ivoire

Similar to many other African countries, the novel coronavirus pandemic poses grave threats to Côte d'Ivoire's health systems and economy. However, as cases of COVID-19 spike, another problem is arising: the country's socioeconomic and political divisions are being re-illuminated and could lead to destabilization.

AfricaSource by Maxwell Bone

Africa Coronavirus

Mon, Mar 30, 2020

The coronavirus crisis highlights the unique challenges of North African countries

It is important to monitor the evolution of the coronavirus pandemic, its effects on each North Africa system, and the debate between government elites and masses to better understand the situation in these countries and the long-term implications of the health crisis.

MENASource by Karim Mezran, Alessia Melcangi, Emily Burchfield, and Zineb Riboua

Coronavirus Libya

Thu, Mar 26, 2020

A rough road ahead for Nigeria

Africa’s giant, Nigeria, is awakening to a new economic and social reality as a result of the coronavirus crisis. The country of two hundred million has already recorded over fifty cases and its first COVID-related death. News of high-profile infectees is starting to drive social change and spur calls for stronger government action.

AfricaSource by Aubrey Hruby

Africa Coronavirus

Wed, Mar 25, 2020

Tough times ahead for African oil producers

The precipitous decline in oil prices related to the coronavirus pandemic will have significant economic knock-on effects in Africa. Central African producers look to be the most vulnerable, but the shocks will be felt everywhere.

AfricaSource by Luke Tyburski

Africa Angola

Tue, Mar 24, 2020

Cabo Verde braces for plummeting tourism revenue

When thinking of Africa, the tiny Portuguese-speaking archipelago nation of Cabo Verde probably isn’t the first country that comes to mind. But it is representative of a subset of small island nations, which rely heavily on tourism revenue. Accordingly, although Cabo Verde has only just recently confirmed its first case of COVID-19, disruptions to travel and trade present existential threats to the country’s economy.

AfricaSource by Luke Tyburski

Africa Coronavirus