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Brain Drain in Africa: State of the Issue and Possible Solutions

How can Africa prevent the exportation of its educated citizens? This paper attempts to answer this very question through examination of what is meant by “brain drain,” followed by analyzing the hard facts, significance and consequences for the continent.

Freedom On Fire

With John Shattuck, Chief Executive Officer of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation and author of Freedom on Fire: Human Rights Wars and America's Response.

Peacebuilding and Statebuilding in the Horn of Africa

On April 10, H.E. Pekka Haavisto visited the Wilson Center to engage in conversation about inclusive development in post-conflict contexts, particularly focusing upon the Horn of Africa.

New From the CWIHP Book Series: A Distant Front in the Cold War: The USSR in West Africa and the Congo, 1956-1964

A new book published by the Woodrow Wilson Center Press reveals West Africa as a significant site of Cold War conflict in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

It Always Rains in the Same Place First: Geographic Favoritism in Rural Burundi

-Field report based on the Wilson Center's Community-Based Leadership Program in Burundi

The Trans - Atlantic South Partnership: Positions on Building a Mutually Beneficial Partnership with Africa

It is very simple. Until the U.S. is as optimally invested, or doing business as briskly as the Chinese, the EU, Indians, Brazilians or Vietnamese; the world’s largest economy can neither expand its commercial footprint in Africa nor make a portentous impact on the lives of over a billion Africans.

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