Two U.S. initiatives to provide Africans with electricity seem likely to lead to large, climate-polluting projects rather than the locally sourced renewable energy rural Africa needs.
ActionAid Uganda's Executive Director,Arthur Larok speaks on "Fighting corruption and advocating for public investment in communities."
IPS' Foreign Policy In Focus Co-Director Emira Woods speaks on “Global Demands, Regional Responses” to Africa in the 21st Century.”
A gathering that will also begin IPS' Foreign Policy In Focus' partnership with a tech company that has a progressive, Pan-Africanist, social change agenda.
Institute for Policy Studies and Howard University’s African Studies Department sponsor the D.C. book launch of "Gbagba" by Robtel Neajai Pailey exploring issues of integrity, accountability, and corruption through a beautifully illustrated children’s narrative.
IPS' Foreign Policy In Focus project is pleased to join Busboys & Poets and Friends of the Congo for this reading and signing by author Michael Deibert.
As a part of Mali Watch, IPS' Foreign Policy In Focus invites you to a briefing on Mali: What lies ahead in the wake of the 2012 coup d’etat and the upcoming elections.
A weekly roundup of what IPS personalities are talking about.
Emira Woods discusses the substance and symbolism of President Obama's trip to Africa on PBS NewsHour.
Emira Woods urges the Obama administration to move away from policies that favor the extraction of African resources and the militarization of the continent.