Role of refugees in South Sudan’s peace process
5 takeaways from the 31st AU summit
Anticipation builds around Zimbabwe’s elections
What does Australia want in Africa?
How Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal could impact Africa
South Africa on the UN Security Council: Priorities and challenges
DR Congo: The Bemba Earthquake
Elections in Africa: Trends and lessons
China-South Africa ties at 20 years: 3 key features
From the research library
Books, journals and digital documents
South Africans’ Views on Land Reform: Evidence from the South African Reconciliation Barometer
Green Shoots for the African Blue Economy?
Morocco Joins the AU: Motives and Meanings
Diffusion de Variétés de Semences et d’itinéraires Techniques de Production de mil: quel impact sur la filière ? / Dissemination of Seed Varieties and Technical Directions for Millet Production: What will the Impact be on the Sector?
The Impact of Climate Change on Human Health: The Case of Schistosomiasis and Implication for Research
Decentralization, Governance and Corruption at the Local Level: Evidence from Nigeria
Violent Extremism in the Sahel: The Birth of a Third Generation of Terrorism?
From our partners
Life Stories: Learning from Kismayo
'Life Stories' is a set of deep, introspective narratives provided by six of the individual women that took part in a research process that examined the gendered dynamics of inter-clan conflict in Kismayo, Somalia, and in particular the role of women in processes of violence and peace.
Electoral Poker in DR Congo
Elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been postponed since December 2016, but now seem to be slated for the end of the year. All parties should work to ensure credible polls, the best hope for a peaceful transfer of power.
Brazilian and Moroccan Policies for sub-Saharan Africa: Description and Elements for Assessment
This paper retraces Brazil and Morocco’s economic strategies towards sub-Saharan Africa since the beginning of the century, highlighting the characteristics and evaluating the performance of the instruments used to promote the flows of trade, investment and cooperation between each of the two countries and the sub-Saharan region.
Infographic: Financing the African Union
Securing the financial independence of the African Union (AU) has always been an elusive matter for leaders of the continent. Despite the fact that the transition from the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) to the AU in 2002 led to the creation of a more robust continental institution with a broadened mandate, African leaders are yet to sufficiently provide the AU with a sustainable finance to fund its activities.