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Africa Program - The Latest

Conflict, Governance, and Agriculture in the Central African Republic

Nov 08, 2019
In this edition of Wilson Center NOW we speak with Southern Voices Network for Peacebuilding Scholar Paterne Mombe. Mombe discusses the impact the five-year conflict in the Central African Republic has had on subsistence farmer’s food production.

China in Africa Case Study: Zambia

Nov 06, 2019
In this edition of Wilson Center NOW we speak with Southern Voices Network for Peacebuilding Scholar Emmanuel Matambo. Motambo discusses his project which focuses on China's relations and investment in Zambia and how this has shaped politics and recent elections in that nation.

Private Discussion on the State of Play in Zambia with Mr. Hakainde Hichilema, President of the United Party for National Development

Oct 30, 2019
On Thursday, October 17, 2019, the Wilson Center Africa Program hosted Mr. Hakainde Hichilema, President of the United Party for National Development. Dr. Monde Muyangwa, Africa Program Director, moderated the conversation. The event was attended by a number of Zambia-focused and Zambia interested individuals and organizations from the private, public, educational and non-governmental sectors.

U.S.-Africa Economic Relations at the State Level

Oct 22, 2019
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 -
13:00 to 16:45
On November 6th, 2019, the Wilson Center Africa Program held the fifth annual Signature Event of the Brown Capital Management Africa Forum, “U.S.-Africa Economic Relations at the State Level.”

Building Peace in the Central African Republic: The Role of Agricultural Extension Services

Oct 02, 2019
Monday, October 21, 2019 -
14:00 to 15:30
Please join the Wilson Center’s Africa Program and Environmental Change & Security Program for a discussion on “Building Peace in the Central African Republic: The Role of Agricultural Extension Services” on Monday, October 21 from 2:00-3:30 pm in the Wilson Center’s 6th Floor Auditorium.

POSTPONED: The Trump Administration and U.S. Africa Policy: What has been accomplished and what lies ahead?

Sep 23, 2019
Thursday, October 3, 2019 -
15:00 to 16:30
We regret to inform you that this event has been postponed due to unforeseen circumstances. We apologize for the inconvenience. We very much hope that you will be able to join us once the event is rescheduled.

Visit by the International Visitor Leadership Program Delegation on Rule of Law and the U.S. Judicial System

Sep 16, 2019
On Friday, September 13, 2019, the Wilson Center Africa Program hosted a delegation of the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) for a discussion around the theme of rule of law and the U.S. Judicial System.

Ethiopia: Can the Future Prevail?

Jul 30, 2019
In this paper, Dr. Marina Ottaway analyzes the successful economic policies of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi and the rapid growth that spurred following the civil war. She outlines the political history of Ethiopia’s government and examines the role that ethnic federalism plays in the political and economic dynamics of the country, as well as its implications for the future.

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