Atlantic Council Africa Center (Washington, DC)
Africa: China Provides Africa Opportunity - and Risk
Next week in Beijing, Chinese President Xi Jinping will open the seventh Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), the triennial summit gathering of the People's Republic of… Read more »
East Africa: Why Djibouti Is the Loser of the Horn of Africa's New Peace
Ethiopians and Eritreans alike are celebrating the breakneck speed of a rapprochement between Addis Ababa and Asmara, two longtime enemies. Closer ties between the two, while not… Read more »
Africa: Who Are the Winners and Losers of Africa's New Free Trade Agreement?
Last month, the leaders of forty-four African nations signed a framework agreement to form a continental free-trade zone that will encompass a billion people and up to $3 trillion… Read more »
Ethiopia: Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Marks Milestone, Approaches Completion
The April 2 anniversary of the laying of the foundation stone of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in 2011 passed largely unremarked amid the cascade of momentous news… Read more »
South Africa: The Post Zuma Economic Bump Will Be Brief
Since Jacob Zuma took office in May 2009, South Africa's economy has been a story of low-to-no growth, flagrant corruption, and extreme inequality. Indeed, his erratic policies… Read more »
January 09, 2017
Africa: Economic Prospects for 2017 - Ten Countries to Watch
The continued failure of commodity prices to recover significantly and the global slowdown of economic growth, especially in China and other emerging markets, made 2016 a… Read more »
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