US Law’s Positive Impact on Africa

Dodd-Frank Act deters US firms from using conflict minerals in supply chains
Humphrey Hawksley
July 10, 2012

Elites Loot Africa While Foreign Debt Mounts

International banking laws help African elites borrow big, then shift funds to personal accounts
James K. Boyce, Léonce Ndikumana
February 27, 2012

Can Social Media Campaigns End Child Labor?

Global consumers hold the power to end abuses with informed choice
Humphrey Hawksley
February 10, 2012

Where Will the Muslim Brotherhood Take Egypt’s Economy?

Egypt’s Islamists scramble to develop economic policy staying within the dictates of religion
Mohamed El Dahshan
February 6, 2012

Toppling of Libyan Dictator Legitimizes R2P Doctrine

International response in Libya and Responsibility to Protect doctrine puts dictators on notice
Bennett Ramberg
November 29, 2011

Globalizing Insurgency in Somalia

Amid dire poverty and famine, Somali-insurgency al-Shabab conducts transnational recruitment
Christopher Anzalone
August 23, 2011

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Africa’s Rising Middle Class – And Why It Matters

DIY firms, not multinationals, may be best poised to handle the continent’s diversity
Tom Jackson
February 25, 2016

Africa’s Success Story

Botswana has avoided the economic ills of its neighbors – until now
John Feffer
February 5, 2016

Opening a New Front Against ISIS in Libya

Intervention could rally extremists, destabilize neighbors and spur a new kind of Arab Spring
January 26, 2016

Al-Shabab Seizes African Union Base in Somalia

African Union strives to stabilize Somalia with 22,000 troops
January 15, 2016

Tax Can End Africa’s Aid Dependency

Activists seek reforms to reduce corruption and tax evasion
Benjamin Fox
December 24, 2015

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