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The nexus between oil and conflict in South Sudan
The Scramble for Space
Re-engaging Africa should be a foreign policy priority for Cyril Ramaphosa
Joseph Ishaku Chukwuka Onyekwena
Why the Gambia's progress should spur abolition of the death penalty in Africa
International Women's Day: Why gender equality matters in policymaking
After Kenya’s leaders reconcile, a tough path ahead
International Crisis Group (ICG)
Irrigation, Sécurité Alimentaire et Pauvrété Leçons Tirées de Trois grands Barrages en Afrique de l’Ouest / Irrigation, Food Security and Poverty: Lessons Learned from Three Large Dams in West Africa
This report presents field data from three large irrigation schemes in Mali, ...
Ibrahima Hathie Jamie Skinner Frédéric Bazin
The African Peer Review Mechanism at 15: Achievements and Aspirations
As the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) turns 15 on 9 March 2018, this mi...
Steven Gruzd Yarik Turianskyi
Political Parties and the Push for Political Consensus
This paper aims at exploring how the signing of the current peace agreement c...
Public Trust in Institutions, Satisfaction with Democracy Decline in Mauritius
Mauritius’ commitment to good governance is embodied in its Ministry of Finan...
L. Amédée Darga
African think tanks make their mark
SA’s foreign policy: Towards greater strategic partnerships in a post-Zuma era
With the US poised to cut disease surveillance in Africa, could the continent’s own disease-tracking centre fill the gap?
An inside view of African diplomacy in the UN Security Council
Javier Delgado Rivera
Making the case for African investment in space programmes
Can technology help leapfrog education in Africa?
Rebecca Winthrop Katie Langford
What Can We Learn from the Uganda Revenue Authority’s Approach to Taxing High Net Worth Individuals?
Wealthy people contribute a significant share of the total revenue collected ...
Jalia Kangave Suzan Nakato Ronald Waiswa Milly Isingoma Nalukwago Patrick Lumala Zzimbe
Rapport 2018 de la Défiance aux Défis : Première des Grands Bouleversements / 2018 Report From Defiance to Challenges: The era of Major Upheavals
Consisting of several thematic issues, the Amadeus Institute's "From Defiance...
Brahim Fassi Fihri
Integrating Gender Roles, Social Equity and Post Harvest Management Policies to Improve Rural Household's Food Security
This policy brief describes the current status of policies and programs in Be...
Nigeria: The Colonial Legacy and Transitional Justice
This report provides an overview of the legacies of colonisation and demonstr...
The African Democracy Charter at 11: Hard work required to avert democratic deconsolidation
Alfredo Tjiurimo Hengari
Libya's migrant crisis and the EU's myopia
Africa: 10 things to watch closely in 2018
Why Donald Trump's leadership traits resonate negatively in Africa
SADC not bridging the digital divide
Onkokame Mothobi Chenai Chair Broc Rademan
Broadening the Benefits of Growth: No one left behind
Chapter 3 comprises several articles. The first of these articles are titled...
Landry Signé Shanta Devarajan Mark Malloch Brown Abebe Shimeles
One Team, One Nation: Football, Ethnic Identity and Conflict in Africa
Do collective experiences that prime sentiments of national unity reduce inte...
Emilio Depetris-Chauvin Ruben Durante
The Revitalization of the ARCSS and the Prospects for Peace in South Sudan
This policy paper evaluates the prospects of peace in South Sudan within the ...
Abraham Awolich Augustino T. Mayai Nhial Tiitmamer Jok Madut Jok
Cameroon’s Forceful Repatriation of Nigerian Refugees
Since Boko Haram launched its violent campaign in 2009, its reign of terror h...
No magic bullet: Cryptocurrencies and complexities in Africa
What 2017 taught us about African politics
The good, the bad and the ugly: an economic review of Zuma’s presidency
Africa with open borders: A possibility or a pipe dream?
Our 10 most popular research papers of 2017
Why reforming Zimbabwe’s security sector and mining industry should be high on Mnangagwa’s to-do list
African Futures: Key Trends to 2035
Africa is undergoing several major transitions, including demographic, econom...
Julia Bello-Schünemann Jacobus Kamfer (Jakkie) Cilliers Zachary Donnenfeld Ciara Aucoin Alex Porter
E-Commerce and the WTO: A Developmental Agenda
The rise of e-commerce presents both challenges and opportunities, leading to...
Jamie MacLeod Global Economic Governance (GEG) Africa
Horn of Africa Bulletin Vol 29 No. 5 September-October 2017
The complex and constantly evolving relations and interactions between the so...
Robert Mugabe resigns: Reactions from around the world
Locking horns to save the rhino
Peacekeepers and sexual abuse: A persistent stain on the United Nations’ image
A vocabulary for a sustainable world
South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)
Q&A: All you need to know about Nigeria's Not Too Young To Run campaign
China's national rejuvenation and Africa's role in it
SADC not Bridging the Digital Divide
Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are recognised by the South...
Onkokame Mothobi Chenai Chair Broc Rademan
What Role Can Renewable Energy and Water and Food Securities Play for North Africa and the Middle East?
Renewable energy technologies are projected to have substantial growth in the...
Rabi H. Mohtar
Tax and Gender in Developing Countries: What are the Issues?
Encouraging tax compliance demands a careful understanding of how taxpayers t...
Examining Nigeria's Learning Crisis: Can Communities be Mobilized to take Action?
Policy design and interventions in basic education were, until recently, undu...