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The Atlantic Council’s Africa Center promotes dynamic geopolitical partnerships with African states and helps redirect US and European policy priorities toward strengthening security and bolstering economic growth and prosperity on the continent.

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Mon, Dec 9, 2019

N’oublions pas le pastoralisme dans l’agenda climatique

Les activités commerciales liées au pastoralisme en Afrique représentent environ un volume de l’ordre du milliard de dollars par an et entre 10 et 44% du produit intérieur brut (PIB) des pays africains. Au total, près d’ 1,3 milliard de personnes bénéficient de la chaîne de valeur du bétail.

AfricaSource by Abdoul Salam Bello and Rama Yade

Africa Climate Change & Climate Action

Mon, Dec 2, 2019

Sudan’s prime minister comes to Washington

Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok comes to Washington in search of a roadmap for ending decades of sanctions on Sudan. Since former ruler Omar al-Bashir came to power in a 1989 Islamist coup, Sudan has been numbered among the pariah nations of Iran, North Korea, and Syria. And for good reason: During Bashir’s long rule, […]

AfricaSource by Cameron Hudson

Africa Civil Society

Fri, Oct 11, 2019

Ahead of elections, Mozambique grapples with violent insurgency

For two years, an insurgent group whose affiliation and motivations remain murky has perpetrated attacks that have killed over three hundred people in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado. The government in Maputo, controlled by the Frente de Libertação de Moçambique (FRELIMO) party, has largely dismissed the group as a collection of criminals without […]

AfricaSource by James Rogers

Africa Conflict

Experts

Content

Tue, Dec 10, 2019

Hudson joins the BBC to discuss Sudanese plans to compensate US victims of terrorism

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Economic Sanctions

Mon, Dec 9, 2019

N’oublions pas le pastoralisme dans l’agenda climatique

Les activités commerciales liées au pastoralisme en Afrique représentent environ un volume de l’ordre du milliard de dollars par an et entre 10 et 44% du produit intérieur brut (PIB) des pays africains. Au total, près d’ 1,3 milliard de personnes bénéficient de la chaîne de valeur du bétail.

AfricaSource by Abdoul Salam Bello and Rama Yade

Africa Climate Change & Climate Action

Fri, Dec 6, 2019

Prime minister promises “Sudan will never be the same again”

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok became the first Sudanese leader to travel to Washington, DC in more than thirty years, seeking to win more international support for his transitional government as it tries to guide Sudan towards democracy. “There is a success story that is emerging” in Sudan, Hamdok told an audience at the Atlantic Council on December 5. In a “region full of crises and riddled with conflicts, Sudan provides hope,” Hamdok declared.

Event Recap by David A. Wemer

Democratic Transitions Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding

Wed, Dec 4, 2019

Hudson quoted in the Wall Street Journal on the US-Sudan agreement to exchange ambassadors

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Politics & Diplomacy

Mon, Dec 2, 2019

Sudan’s prime minister comes to Washington

Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok comes to Washington in search of a roadmap for ending decades of sanctions on Sudan. Since former ruler Omar al-Bashir came to power in a 1989 Islamist coup, Sudan has been numbered among the pariah nations of Iran, North Korea, and Syria. And for good reason: During Bashir’s long rule, […]

AfricaSource by Cameron Hudson

Africa Civil Society

Mon, Dec 2, 2019

Hudson in AllAfrica: Sudan’s house divided poses challenge to successful revolution

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Democratic Transitions

Thu, Nov 28, 2019

Bello and Yade in Wathi: N’oublions pas le pastoralisme dans l’agenda climatique

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Climate Change & Climate Action

Fri, Nov 22, 2019

Hruby quoted in African Business on the Africa Investment Forum

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Economy & Business

Wed, Nov 20, 2019

Ullman in UPI: What if decades of American influence were historical aberration?

In the News by Atlantic Council

Conflict Crisis Management

Fri, Nov 15, 2019

McFate joins the WBUR Here & Now podcast to discuss the commodification of warfare

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Defense Industry