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DR Congo: The Bemba Earthquake
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Leadership in Africa: What we Learn from Mandela
How will the Adoption of the Nairobi WTO 10th Ministerial Conference decisions on Cotton Impact on the East African Community?
Tax in Development: Towards a Strategic Aid Approach
Norms, Networks, Power and Control: Understanding Informal Payments and Brokerage in Cross-border Trade in Sierra Leone
“In Nigeria, we don’t want them back”: Amnesty, Defectors’ Programs, leniency measures, informal reconciliation, and punitive responses to Boko Haram
Securing a Sustainable Oceans Economy: South Africa’s Approach
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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.