AfricaFocus (Washington, DC)


September 10, 2014

August 18, 2014

August 11, 2014

  • Africa: Investment for Whom? [analysis]

    "While governance remains an issue for many African countries, structural deficiencies in the U.S. financial system are just as responsible for driving the outflow of illicit... Read more »

July 31, 2014

  • Africa: Talking Points On Common Issues [analysis]

    As African leaders and corporate CEOs gather to meet with President Obama and U.S. government officials, a wide variety of civil society activists will also be meeting in... Read more »

July 29, 2014

  • Africa: USA/Africa - a Dubious Summit [analysis]

    "Starting August 4, the Obama Administration will host a mini replica of an African Union (AU) summit. As many as 40 heads of state from the continent will be on hand for the... Read more »

July 14, 2014

July 10, 2014

  • Africa: Rapid Growth in Mobile Money [analysis]

    "The mobile money landscape is becoming increasingly competitive, and this is especially true in Sub-Saharan Africa where mobile money is already available in 36 of 47 countries in... Read more »

July 07, 2014

June 30, 2014

June 23, 2014

  • Central African Republic: Nation's Crisis Remains Forgotten

    "The crisis that has plagued the Central African Republic (CAR) since December 2012, particularly predation by both authorities and armed groups, has led to the collapse of the... Read more »

June 16, 2014

June 09, 2014

  • Nigeria: Beyond the Hashtag Debates [analysis]

    "As is often the case in situations of widespread insecurity and violence, the displacement caused by Boko Haram and the [Nigerian] army's operations against it has reduced... Read more »

June 01, 2014

  • South Africa: Diamond Miners Dodge Tax? [analysis]

    "In 2011, South Africa produced diamonds whose uncut, or rough, value was $1.73 billion, or 12 percent of global production, according to the most recent government data available.... Read more »

May 26, 2014

May 19, 2014

May 12, 2014

May 05, 2014

April 30, 2014

April 24, 2014

  • Africa: The High Cost of Remittances

    "Remittances from African migrants play a vital role in supporting health, education, food security and productive investment in agriculture. Yet many of the benefits of remittance... Read more »

April 17, 2014

  • Mali: Polls Show Turn to Optimism

    "In an Afrobarometer survey in December 2012, three quarters of adult Malians were worried that the country was moving in 'the wrong direction.' At that time, at the depths of a... Read more »

April 14, 2014

April 07, 2014

  • Nigeria: Security Forces and Insecurity

    "Boko Haram is both a serious challenge and manifestation of more profound threats to Nigeria's security. Unless the federal and state governments, and the region, develop and... Read more »

March 31, 2014

March 25, 2014

March 17, 2014

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