The Woodrow Wilson Center announced today that Dr. Monde Muyangwa will be the new director of the Wilson Center’s Africa Program.
In a new Washington Post multimedia report, former Ugandan government minister Betty Bigombe discusses her involvement in negotiating peace in northern Uganda to end the civil war with the Lord's Resistance Army.
Beyond AGOA: An Updated Case for a Trans - Atlantic Trade & Investment Partnership Between Africa & The United States
In this paper, McDonald, Lande & Matanda argue that, premised on conditions here in the U.S., in Africa and elsewhere, the ‘perfect storm’could be brewing for an effective renewal or enhancement of AGOA before the program expires in 2015.
Development on the African continent has gone “high tech.” Using the Internet, mobile devices, and other tools unavailable to previous generations, young people, particularly women, are leading the way in finding innovative ways to unleash technology to solve problems large and small. During a recent conference conducted by the Wilson Center’s Africa Program, we spoke with three front line leaders of a movement that has transformational potential.
In this Director's Forum, President Clinton described his recent two week trip to Africa during which he visited the following five nations: Mozambique, Rwanda, Ghana, Nigeria, and South Africa.
On October 19, 2007, the Africa Program hosted an event entitled "The Role of ECOWAS in Achieving the Economic Integration of West Africa" with Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas, President of the ECOWAS Commission.
Presentations made at a conference held at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars on September 14, 2005.
The site of hundreds of armed conflicts in the past quarter century, the Horn of Africa has suffered from a single-minded policy focus that emphasizes short-term tactical objectives at the expense of an overarching strategic vision, Wilson Center expert Paul Williams argues. Author of the new report, "Horn of Africa: Webs of Conflict and Pathways to Peace," Williams believes the time is now for policymakers to reconsider long-term strategies of peace-building and conflict-resolution—measures, which, he says, can go further to root out the causes of violence.