Mar 6, 2023

Afrocentrism is trending in the Maghreb. It’s because Sub-Saharan migrants are rewriting their narrative.

By Sarah Zaaimi

North Africa undoubtedly faces a serious migration problem that will continue to aggravate if not addressed regarding its social, cultural, and historical dimensions and root causes.

Africa North & West Africa

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


Feb 14, 2023

Hydrogen in the MENA region: Priorities and steps forward

By Giampaolo Cantini

COP27 marked a major escalation in the MENA region's hydrogen ambitions. With several international partnerships now underway, sustained support and forward-thinking policymaking will be key.

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

Press Release

Feb 14, 2023

Atlantic Council’s inaugural Rafik Hariri Awards to honor Arab leaders in business, social entrepreneurship, and arts

WASHINGTON, DC – FEBRUARY 14, 2023 – The Atlantic Council’s Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East today announced the honorees for the inaugural Rafik Hariri Awards, who will be celebrated at a gala dinner on February 14. As the Atlantic Council’s Rafik Hariri Center celebrates its tenth anniversary, the awards will honor outstanding figures […]

Middle East North & West Africa


Feb 2, 2023

Realizing North Africa’s green hydrogen potential

By Daniel Helmeci

North Africa could be a global hub for green hydrogen production. Europe would be able to advance its own net-zero future while supporting North African development by promoting investment and collaboration in the sector.

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance


Jan 23, 2023

Former Tunisian minister and Columbia professor join the Freedom and Prosperity Center

H.E. Khemaies Jhinauoi and Professor Markus Jaeger join the Freedom and Prosperity Center as Distinguished Fellow and Senior Advisor.

Economy & Business Freedom and Prosperity

New Atlanticist

Jan 20, 2023

Russian War Report: Wagner Group fights French ‘zombies’ in cartoon propaganda

By Digital Forensic Research Lab

Plus, more on Wagner's power struggles with the Russian defense ministry and Russia's apparent use of incendiary munitions in Kherson.

Belarus Conflict


Dec 16, 2022

Global China in Africa: Documenting Indian perspectives from Ghana

By Veda Vaidyanathan and Arhin Acheampong

Partly due to the lack of alternative options, China is quickly becoming a partner of choice, and several African countries are keen to explore the many possibilities of working together.

Africa China


Dec 14, 2022

Morocco’s World Cup victories are historical revenge for subaltern dreamers from the global south

By Sarah Zaaimi

The defeat-free journey of the Moroccan soccer national team, the Atlas Lions, is more than a simple sports score.

Africa Middle East