Many African countries have placed economic diversification high on the policy agenda, yet they first need to define what it means in their specific structural and socioeconomic contexts.
As U.S. President Joe Biden prepares to mark 100 days in office, Carnegie scholars from across our global network assess his foreign policy strategy so far.
A discussion on the geopolitics of decarbonization and how more African women can get involved in climate and energy policy.
There is considerable academic literature on the resource curse thesis which aims to explain why resource-rich countries have not benefited from their oil and mineral resources. And this resource curse thesis within economics, political science, and sociology has numerous economic, political, social, and environmental dimensions.
Delicate political agreements and relationships across ethnic lines in Ethiopia are in danger of unraveling, activists and experts say, prompting fears of a full-blown ethnic war.
In the face of the coronavirus pandemic’s tremendous social and economic costs, African governments are mobilizing to save millions of lives. The support of the European Union will be critical in insuring an equitable distribution of vaccines and a smooth post-pandemic recovery.
South Africa's economic and social imbalances can no longer be swept under the rug. The country has three choices: muddle through, endure another surge of ethnopopulism, or pursue inclusive development.
The world needs to take decisive action to ensure that COVID-19 vaccine stockpiling in wealthy countries does not leave Africans without the doses they need.
Many West African political elites send their children to boarding schools and universities abroad, especially in the UK. Yet some appear to be using unexplained wealth to pay for it, creating thorny anticorruption challenges for educators, policymakers, and law enforcement.
Join us as Celine Gounder, Maria Van Kerkhove, and Leana Wen sit down with Aaron David Miller to discuss the coronavirus pandemic and the year ahead.