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Ambassador Johnnie Carson delivers the Royal African Society’s 2020 Annual Lecture. Ambassador Carson is one of America’s most distinguished diplomats, devotin...
Leaders across Africa have congratulated the US President-elect Joe Biden on his election victory earlier this month. Many hope that his election will mean stronger ties with African countries. But what will the new US administration’s foreign policy pri...
Photo Credit: jlhervàs, Flickr As we inch towards a Biden presidency, we wonder how, if at all, the new occupant of the White House will leave his mark on Africa. Bill Clinton’s term brought the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). Georg...
The current crisis in Tigray has not appeared from a clear blue sky. Its roots are deep in Ethiopia’s history and its outcome will dictate the country’s future. It is unlikely that Ethiopia will fall apart. But a period of violence is probable and w...
Power is addictive. Almost no-one gives it up voluntarily. So societies evolve ways to transfer power from one person or one generation to another when a change is necessary. The question is whether these systems prove effective. All eyes today are fixe...