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Francophone Pandemic in Africa
Francophone Pandemic in Africa

What do the elections in Senegal say about other countries in Africa as well? By Oumar Fofana. (02/12/2024)

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Inevitability of the African Century? Afro-Asian Infrastructure and Transport Corridors
Inevitability of the African Century? Afro-Asian Infrastructure and Transport Corridors

Author presents a reshaping of the transport, transit, and world trade supply-chains. By Lorenzo Somigli. (01/11/2024)

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Borderless Africa: Towards a Visa Free Continent for Bolstering Economic Growth
Borderless Africa: Towards a Visa Free Continent for Bolstering Economic Growth

Author calls on Africans to make significant strides towards a borderless regime. By Benita Ezumezu. (11/23/2023)

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Chinese Infrastructure in Kenya: An Analysis of the Ongoing Debt Burden
Chinese Infrastructure in Kenya: An Analysis of the Ongoing Debt Burden

Examining Kenyan-Chinese cooperation for infrastructure development. By Jenna Macksoud. (11/19/2023)

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Rwanda: A House of Cards?
Rwanda: A House of Cards?

The issues facing Rwandan President Paul Kagame. By Oumar Fofana. (10/26/2023)

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The U.S. Should Push to Disband the RSF Militia
The U.S. Should Push to Disband the RSF Militia

Author argues for action by the US in the Sudanese war and have the RSF militia disbanded. By Mohamed Suliman. (10/23/2023)

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New War in West Africa?
New War in West Africa?

Do recent coups in West Africa portend further conflict there? By Oumar Fofana. (10/02/2023)

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To Uphold Democracy, ECOWAS and African Union Must Condemn Electoral Malpractice
To Uphold Democracy, ECOWAS and African Union Must Condemn Electoral Malpractice

ECOWAS and the African Union should adopt a consistent and principled approach to uphold democratic norms in member states. By Adimula Oluwabukola. (09/29/2023)

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Development NGOs in Ghana: perceptions of the ‘do-gooders’ struggling to reduce economic inequality
Development NGOs in Ghana: perceptions of the ‘do-gooders’ struggling to reduce economic inequality

Paper uses perception studies to investigate why NGO-led development work and PD projects have not succeeded in significantly reducing inequality in Ghana. By Fenja Tramsen. (09/26/2023)

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“Let the poor breathe”: Tinubu’s Administration Must Match Words with Action
“Let the poor breathe”: Tinubu’s Administration Must Match Words with Action

Nigeria’s new president, Bola Tinubu, faces numerous challenges. Author argues it's time to make Nigeria work for the many rather than the few. By Benita Ezumezu. (09/14/2023)

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ACFTA: Paving the Way to Economic Growth and Seamless Travel in Africa
ACFTA: Paving the Way to Economic Growth and Seamless Travel in Africa

What do African Continental Free Trade Area (ACFTA) and streamlined visa processes mean for Africa, and what is the best path forward? By Oluwabukola Adimula. (09/01/2023)

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The RSF Militia Can't Play Any Political Role
The RSF Militia Can't Play Any Political Role

Author argues the RSF militia can't play any political role in Sudan. By Mohamed Suliman. (08/31/2023)

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Yemen's Agony: Conflict, Deadlock, and Despair
Yemen's Agony: Conflict, Deadlock, and Despair

Overview of conflict in Yemen and prospects for peace. By Muhammad Shoaib. (08/22/2023)

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Neocolonialism in the Digital Era: Meta’s Bid to Outsource Psychological Trauma to Africa
Neocolonialism in the Digital Era: Meta’s Bid to Outsource Psychological Trauma to Africa

Is Meta displaying disregard for the psychological safety of African citizens? By Emma Parece. (06/22/2023)

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Urgent Plea for Release: Former Tshisekedi Adviser's Detention Sparks Concerns
Urgent Plea for Release: Former Tshisekedi Adviser's Detention Sparks Concerns

Author calls for attention to the case of Mr. Fortunat Biselele, a former private advisor to President Félix Tshisekedi, who has been imprisoned for the past four months at the Malaka jail.  By Hud... Read More...



To the foreign policy establishment: Heed some West African [Roosevelt] advice: More soft talk, less big sticks!
To the foreign policy establishment: Heed some West African [Roosevelt] advice: More soft talk, less big sticks!

Author outlines practical initiatives that the US foreign policy community can take to enable US-Africa partnerships that produce concrete sustainable results. By Milton de Castro. (05/08/2023)

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The Political Economy of Ruto-Raila Handshake: Actors, Interests and why the handshake is the ultimate market Equilibrium
The Political Economy of Ruto-Raila Handshake: Actors, Interests and why the handshake is the ultimate market Equilibrium

Article analyzes the interaction between politics and economics in the ensuing public discourse in Kenya around possibility of an acceptable compromise between President Ruto and the opposition pol... Read More...



The Influence of Regional Organizations on the Public Policy Process in Africa
The Influence of Regional Organizations on the Public Policy Process in Africa

Paper provides analysis of different substantive domains of public policy where regional organizations play a key role. By Odhiambo Kasera. (04/25/2023)

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Access Granted: How Digital Payments can Advance the Economic Rights of Africans
Access Granted: How Digital Payments can Advance the Economic Rights of Africans

How can Africa leverage the success of mobile payments for economic development?  By Samuel Kamsi Okafor. (03/20/2023)

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IA Forum Winter 2023 - Human Rights
IA Forum Winter 2023 - Human Rights

This new issue of International Affairs Forum presents interviews, essays, and opinion pieces from worldwide experts discussing Human Rights. 03/07/2023

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Regional Security Dynamics in the Maghgreb
Regional Security Dynamics in the Maghgreb

Security issues facing the Maghgreb region. By Walid Blila. (02/14/2023)

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Another Toothless International Organization: the African Union’s Response to Human Rights abuses in Ethiopia
Another Toothless International Organization: the African Union’s Response to Human Rights abuses in Ethiopia

The African Union has failed to protect human rights in Ethiopia. By Ryan Miller. (12/27/2022)

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Why Neither France nor the East African Community Mission are Likely to Heal Congo’s Open Wounds in the East: a Geopolitical Perspective
Why Neither France nor the East African Community Mission are Likely to Heal Congo’s Open Wounds in the East: a Geopolitical Perspective

Analysis of the DRC and current tensions surrounding it.  By Romane Dideberg. (12/23/2022)

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Influences on Inter-Governmental Relations
Influences on Inter-Governmental Relations

Author presents proposal to alter how the study of international relations is structured. By Ian Kilbey. (12/13/2022)

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Ethiopia’s Ethnic Federalism System Prevents Sustainable Peacebuilding
Ethiopia’s Ethnic Federalism System Prevents Sustainable Peacebuilding

Ethiopa's ethnic federalist system impairs the path to peacebuilding. By Elizabeth Linsenmayer. (05/15/2022)

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Parallel Track on Developmental Issues: Western China and Southern Sudan
Parallel Track on Developmental Issues: Western China and Southern Sudan

Essay analyzes the right to development, particularly those in rural and vulnerable categories (females, children, indigenous).  By Cheng Huang.  (04/26/2022)

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