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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North-South Divide in Nigeria Is Hiding a Humanitarian Crisis

The country has more than 2 million people internally displaced
Emmanuel Akinwotu
September 21, 2016

Africa’s Economic Potential Hit Hard by Gender Inequality

Lack of opportunities for girls and women holds Africa back from higher GDP
Amy Copley
September 12, 2016

Rising Sino-Japanese Competition in Africa

New pledge from Japan is symbol of Asian economic diplomacy
Yun Sun
September 8, 2016

Scramble in the Horn

Long-running conflicts in the region threaten stability
James Jeffrey
August 24, 2016

Will South Africa Split Apart?

The grip on power by the African National Congress is slipping
David Adler
August 8, 2016

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