IPS Associate Fellow Carl LeVan will discuss his recent field research exploring how the poor are organizing for housing rights, human rights, and self-help in Abuja, Nigeria.
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.
Firoze Manji will 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.
On the Washington stop of her U.S. speaking tour, Affoing L. Affiong will discuss the challenges of a Pan-African vision for the 21st Century.
Participate by phone in a learning call with Anuradha Mittal of the Oakland Institute hosted by IPS project, Promoting Resource Rights in the Global Economy.
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.
Come to this rare and frank discussion on the intersections between sex, power, masculinity, and femininity with human rights activists and scholar, Dr. Sylvia Tamale, as she signs her new book.