Jon Letman interviews Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) about drones, U.S. militarism in Africa, and the portrayal of Muslims in the U.S. media.
Join us for a remarkable panel discussion on the impact and future of the small arms trade in Africa.
FPIF Co-director Emira Woods gives keynote address at 22nd Annual California State Africa/ Diaspora Conference on Health and Human Security.
In some corners of Africa, the seams of the tight Africa-China relationship are becoming stretched.
IPS’ Foreign Policy In Focus Co-director, Emira Woods is speaking to buttress the Conference’s theme, “Justice for Africa, Justice for the World”
FPIF Co-Director Emira Woods will moderate a panel about women in Africa following the play, “The Convert.”
Malcolm X was assassinated 48 years ago, but his killers failed to keep him from living on in the hearts and minds of those he left behind.
As pope, an African could provoke a subtle but important change in global attitudes toward Africa and focus more attention on a rising continent rich with promise and challenges alike.
China portrays Africa as a partner in common prosperity, rather than a “doomed continent” requiring aid.
Africa is wealthy in oil, gas, iron, aluminum and rare metals.
Hurricane Sandy demonstrated that a natural disaster could quickly, if temporarily, downgrade a rich country to third-world status.
There’s nothing sweet about child labor.
Join this public discussion with young bloggers, students, and activists from Africa, IPS Associate Fellow and AU Professor Carl LeVan will ask, is there a generation gap in Africa today? How do young people confront negative stereotypes of Africa in the US, while also challenging hard political realities back home?
The United States should take a lesson from Africa in dealing with its AIDS epidemic.