Efforts are being made to ramp up production of COVID-19 vaccines in Africa to address the continent’s low rate of vaccination. As of September 2021, there are at least twelve COVID-19 production facilities set up or in the pipeline across six African countries.
A group of experts speak with the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs for his perspective on a wide range of issues that are impacting relations between China and Africa.
Overall, Shelby Grossman’s new book advances an understanding of the informal trade that is so ubiquitous in African economies, using a commendable and ambitious research strategy.
What would a consequential U.S. strategy towards sub-Saharan Africa look like?
America’s return to the Paris Climate Accord in January 2021 was a milestone in the global push for climate action.
A conversation about what Ethiopia is facing after holding a national election.
Chinese development finance lending in Africa and elsewhere throughout the Global South has cratered in recent years and it appears that Beijing has, at least for now, lost interest in loaning vast sums of money to poor countries to build infrastructure.
Nigeria’s government is doubling down on its decision to ban Twitter indefinitely, with regulators Monday ordering broadcasters to stop using Twitter even to gather news, and the foreign minister summoning Western ambassadors whose countries criticized the ban.
The volume of Chinese loans to the public sector in Africa is large but surprisingly decreasing. New data provide insights on the scale and terms around this massive lending portfolio but raise questions around transparency, access, and voice on Africa-China relations.
Unreliable distribution and poor governance hold back electricity connectivity rates.