Africa: 10 things to watch closely in 2018
Our 10 most popular research papers of 2017
No magic bullet: Cryptocurrencies and complexities in Africa
The good, the bad and the ugly: an economic review of Zuma’s presidency
Locking horns to save the rhino
What 2017 taught us about African politics
Why the focus on China’s role in Mugabe’s fall missed the bigger picture
South Africa's research system is faltering due to financial woes
Africa with open borders: A possibility or a pipe dream?
From the research library
Books, journals and digital documents
African Union: What are the Possible Options for Strategic Autonomy?
African Futures: Key Trends to 2035
Maroc-CEDEAO: Comprendre les Réticences pour Mieux les Dépasser / Morocco-ECOWAS: Understanding Reluctance in order to Surpass it
Tax Compliance: Africans Affirm Civic Duty but Lack Trust in Tax Department
Zimbabweans See Progress on Women's Rights, Applaud Government Efforts to Promote Equality
E-Commerce and the WTO: A Developmental Agenda
One Team, One Nation: Football, Ethnic Identity and Conflict in Africa
From our partners
Quest for greener pastures
Four in 10 Ghanaians have considered emigrating, although far fewer are actually taking steps to leave the country, a recent Afrobarometer survey indicates.
The Social Roots of Jihadist Violence in Burkina Faso’s North
Jihadist violence in the West African Sahel has now spread to the north of Burkina Faso. The response of Ouagadougou and its partners must go beyond the obvious religious and security dimensions of the crisis, and any solution must take into account deep-rooted social and local factors.
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.