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Africa: Year in Review 2019

Jan 09, 2020
As 2020 begins, it is important to reflect on the top developments that occurred in Africa, in U.S.-Africa relations, and in Africa's role in the global arena over the past year. The Wilson Center Africa Program continued its annual tradition of asking practitioners, experts, and policymakers to weigh in on the most important and impactful developments of 2019 for the continent, and their implications for U.S.-Africa relations. They responded with the brief and insightful essays in this volume.

Sudans Working Group: Private Discussion with Ambassador Thomas Hushek, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of South Sudan

Dec 19, 2019
Thursday, December 5, 2019 -
10:30 to 12:00
The Wilson Center Africa Program’s Sudans Working Group met on December 5, 2019 for a private discussion with Ambassador Thomas Hushek, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of South Sudan.

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.

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