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The Russia-Africa Summit, 23-24 October 2019

The world is in constant flux, given the trend to renegotiate agreements and leverage current positions, it is an optimum time for both Africa and Russia to further explore their relationships. Russia and Africa draw from a history supportive of ...

Annual Report on IGAD Economies: Macroeconomic Developments, Climatic Shocks and the State of Food Security in IGAD 2018

The Intergovernmental Authority for Development (IGAD) is a regional bloc formed by eight countries in the horn of Africa region (Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, and Uganda). The region is highly vulnerable to re...

Advisory Note: Building Resilience Against Recurring Extreme Weather and Climate Events in SADC Region

Climate change presents a significant threat to the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) region as it is expected to increase the frequency and intensity of climatic events. Predicted higher temperatures, altered rainfall patterns, and an ...

Capacity Imperatives for the SDGs: In Line with African Union's Agenda 2063

Life has improved for many Africans in the past 20 years. But there is a growing sense that progress was slower than it could have been and that a business as usual approach is not likely to lead to achievement of the African Union's Agenda 2063 o...

Next Steps Towards Land Reform

Land reform is a contentious issue in South Africa. Since the July 2019 release of the Presidential Advisory Panel (PAP) report on land reform, William Beinart and Peter Delius, emeritus professors at Oxford and Wits, have spent time analysing the...

Guineans want Accountable Government and Presidential Term Limits

In Guinea, elections have rarely been routine. Delays, disputes, and violence have marked many elections as scores of political parties slug it out and security forces confront protesters in the street. Municipal elections scheduled for 2010, for...

Africa & Europe: Different Demographic Trends Seeds for a Smart Partnership

In Africa’s impending demographic dividend and the looming threat posed by Europe’s aging, lie the seeds of an agenda with the possibilities to generate win-wins for both continents. Might Europe’s future labor market requirements hold the key f...

Les Transferts de Fonds des Migrants vers l’Afrique exercent-ils un effet de Levier sur l’Investissement et sur la Croissance économique ? / Do Migrant Remittances to Africa Leverage Investment and Economic Growth?

This article analyzes the impact of migrant remittances on economic growth and domestic investment in African countries. To this end, we used the System Generalized Moment Method in dynamic panels for a sample of 34 countries over the period 1980-...

The Godson turned Godfather: Governor Dickson and Bayelsa's 2019 Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has slated 16 November 2019 for off-cycle gubernatorial elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States. These will be the first major elections to be conducted by INEC since the 2019 general elections. Th...

Justice on Trial: Courts and Commissions in West Africa

This edition of West Africa Insight looks at the ways in which justice is being sought, and delivered, in Nigeria, Burkina Faso and The Gambia. In Burkina Faso, Sampala Balima reflects on the September verdict handed down against the 2015 militar...

The Use of Less-Lethal Weapons in South African Prisons and Crowd Management

What are the weapons used in the policing of protests and in prisons in South Africa? Focusing on less-lethal weapons (LLWs) this monograph provides an in-depth look at the weapons provided to prison warders and public order police. The monograph...

Citizens’ Perceptions on Transitional Justice Processes in South Sudan

In 2013, Africa’s newest state, was on the brink of collapse. Internal armed conflict, serious human rights violations and a divided government led to the death or displacement of thousands of people. A 2015 peace agreement ended the conflict and ...

Peace and Security Council Report Issue No.119

The first article is titled: Why African citizens were shocked by the pictures from Sochi. It discusses the images of African officials in Russia testing and gazing at sophisticated weapons, with visible exhilaration, which have been circulating ...

Marine and Coastal Ecosystem-based Adaptation for Enhanced Resilience in Southern Africa: Synthesis Report

Despite the climate change commitments made under the landmark Paris Agreement in 2015, the world will continue to experience negative climate impacts. As such, pre-emptive adaptation planning is necessary to build and sustain countries’ social, e...

Fiscal Incidence in Tanzania: Commitment to Equity

One of the functions of government is to redistribute resources, especially to the most disadvantaged members of society. While there is considerable disagreement over both the extent and the means to effect such redistribution, most people agree ...

African States at the UN Human Rights Council in 2017

This report examines the actions of African countries on the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) during 2017. The African Group occupies 13 seats on the HRC. Using Freedom House’s measure, only four of the African members of the HRC in 2017 were ‘free...

Migration, Peace and Security: What Role for CSOs? Outcomes Report

On 9-10 October 2019, the Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS), the United Nations African Institute for Economic Development and Planning (IDEP), and the Gorée Institute jointly organized a two-day multi-stakeholder dialogue on the the...

The China-Zimbabwe Relations: Impact on Debt and Development in ZImbabwe

Africa has major development aspirations in the broader context of a global and continental economic development agenda. This calls for substantial financial resources at a time when the global development finance landscape is changing, from a m...

Recommendation Submitted by AFRODAD to the Independent Experts Meeting on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Planning and Integration

PPPs are increasingly promoted as a way to finance development projects and as a new way to entice the private sector to finance public projects. Following the FFD conference in Addis Ababa in 2015, there has been an increased urgency by many Af...

Despite Concerns about Electoral Commission and Conflict, Mauritians Value Open Elections

During the first weekend of October, the Mauritian prime minister dissolved Parliament and called a general election for November 7 – a surprise announcement that left both the electoral commission and political parties scrambling. The current gov...

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