Helping a Troubled Continent

The G-8 summit is focusing on Africa. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton outlines where the international community can make a difference.

Africa: In Search of Good Governance

A thematic collection from Igwe on Africa's needs and current events.

Uganda: An African "Success" Past its Prime?

Proceedings of a forum on recent political events in Uganda, featuring Joel Barkan, University of Iowa, Johnnie Carson, National Defense University, and comments and questions from Ruhakana Rugunda, Ugandan Minister of Internal Affairs and other audience members. Watch the video by visiting the event website.

United We Stand, Divided We Fall:The Sudans After the Split

The paper gives a valuable update on current events, including the ongoing conflicts in Abyei, South Kordofan, and the Nuba Mountains, the implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA), North and South conflicts on oil revenue, and internal political rivalry and governance issues.

Youth and Conflict: Challenges and Opportunities for Peace-Building

The conference was the culminating event of a two-day Youth and Conflict workshop that took place at American University on May 15 and 16, 2006.

Brazil-Africa Leadership Forum 2013

On November 27, This is Africa and the Financial Times, in partnership with the Brazil Institute and Africa Program will host a forum on the growing partnership.

The Congo: Working to Rebuild a Failed State

After a devastating five-year civil war, the Democratic Republic of the Congo is now undergoing a difficult and still fragile political transition to democracy. To aid in the transition, the Wilson Center's Africa Program and a partner organization have been called in to train Congolese leaders in an effort to strengthen the cohesion and capacity of the state.


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