The prospects for a new war in the Sahel appear increasingly probable.
Come to an Africa Networking Zone at the Global Village Activity for the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) hosted by Foreign Policy In Focus, Africa Action and allies.
Join us for Apocalypse Africa: Made In America, showing top-secret data, hidden documents and other sources obtained from government archives to reveal links between the destruction of Africa and those who influence American foreign policy.
The Second World War’s Eurocentric history must be widened to give sub-Saharan Africans and many other world peoples their due.
Attend this talk with IPS Associate Fellow Carl LeVan, an assistant professor in the School of International Service at American University, who will discuss his recent field research exploring how the poor are organizing for housing rights, human rights, and self-help in Abuja.
This long-awaited verdict against the former Liberian strongman brings some measure of justice to a region ripped apart by brutality, greed, and proxy wars.
Emira Woods, an Institute for Policy Studies expert originally from Liberia, comments on Taylor’s conviction.
Join Firoze Manji to discuss the new book he co-edited with Sokari Ekine detailing the 2011 African uprisings in the parts of the continent that have gone virtually unnoticed.
The controversial video provides a Twitter-like view of Uganda, political history, and U.S. foreign policy.
Occupy Global Africa!
Challenges of a Pan African Vision for the 21st Century
Come to a presentation and discussion with Affiong L. Affiong, Executive Director of the Moyo Pan Afrikan Solidarity Centre based in Accra and London. In Washington DC for a national lecture and speaking tour in the USA to rebuilding bridges across the Atlantic, Affiong will address such questions as: What are the challenges of African people today, on the Continent and in the Diaspora? Where is the place of African people in the framework of the new world order? As we celebrate Black History Month in 2012, how do we prepare for the challenges which await us beyond the horizon?
Even as food insecurity and famine is deepening in Africa, massive swaths of land are being sold off to international investors with little transparency or accountability, in massive land grabs that are hurting communities and smallholder farmers. Please join us for a discussion with Anuradha Mittal, Executive Director of the Oakland Institute to discuss the Institute’s findings in its new report on land grabs in Africa and how communities are fighting for their rights and their livelihoods in the face of this growing threat.
When it comes to attitudes toward gays and lesbians in Africa, donor countries need to conjure up all their skill to walk the tightrope between mindfulness and meddling.
By clinging to a paternalistic attitude and an antiquated Washington Consensus, the United States has opened up space for a broad Chinese role in Africa.
During her visit to Washington, Dr. Tamale will be discussing her groundbreaking new book African Sexualities: A Reader, published by Pambazuka Press, which examines African sexualities and investigates the intersections between sex, power, masculinities, and femininities.
Should the United States choose to support long-term peace and stability over its short-term counterterrorism interests, there is much that it can do to help ensure a peaceful Kenyan election.