In a world where democracy is in recession, Nigerian commitment to democratic values makes the upcoming February 2019 elections worth paying attention to, as CSIS Africa Program director Judd Devermont writes in his commentary.
Ultimately, amnesty and rehabilitation initiatives will remain a hard sell while public faith in Kenya’s security apparatus is low, as Richard Downie from CSIS Africa Program writes in a new commentary.
With greater, accelerating urbanization in food security, food systems in the global South deserve a specific place at the table of development priorities, as Christian Man, research fellow with the CSIS Global Food Security Project, writes in his commentary.
We saw firsthand how programs are fostering women’s role in decisionmaking, workload reduction, and application of new agricultural technologies. Future U.S. investments will be critical to advance this progress.
Straining to compete with China economically, while limiting security-related engagements to terrorist groups, is likely to cede the strategically important elements of Africa’s future to the very state adversaries both the NSS and NDS seek to dominate.
The competitive self-interest of countries like China do not provide reliable frameworks and support to combat corruption, terrorism, and other political or economic threats. The United States can add to its portfolio business competitiveness and skills development, which...
The international community can and should help Zimbabwe move toward a genuine democracy that reflects the will of the people. A free, fair, and credible election in 2018 is the first step in this process.
After two elections, two supreme court decisions, and almost four months of waiting, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was finally sworn in on November 28 to a second term of office. It was not the joyous occasion Kenyatta’s supporters had hoped for.