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China in Africa Case Study: Zambia

In this edition of Wilson Center NOW we speak with Southern Voices Network for Peacebuilding Scholar Emmanuel Matambo. Matambo 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. The project also compares China’s influence in Zambia with other African nations as China has increased its economic investment and political influence on the continent.

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

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.

This event was held under the Chatham House Rule.

Africa in Transition: The Role of Women in Peace and Security

A country can achieve sustainable peace and security only if women are included, said Monde Muyangwa, Director of the Wilson Center’s Africa Program at a recent Wilson Center event

Africa-China Relations: Causes of Tension and Possible Peace Pathways—A Case Study of Zambia

On October 16, 2019 the Wilson Center Africa Program hosted the event “Africa-China Relations: Causes of Tension and Possible Peace Pathways—A Case Study of Zambia.” Dr. Monde Muyangwa, Director of the Africa Program moderated the event. The event featured Dr. Emmanuel Matambo, current Southern Voices Network for Peacebuilding Scholar at the Wilson Center, and Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa; Dr.

How the Carter Administration Pursued Non-Proliferation Policies: A View from Apartheid South Africa

Records of meetings between diplomats and officials from South Africa and the US from November 1978—obtained from the Archive of Contemporary Affairs in Bloemfontein and now available on DigitalArchive.org—shed light on how the Carter Administration tr

25 Years of Democracy in South Africa

In this edition of Wilson Center NOW we speak with Zintle Koza, a visiting fellow with the Wilson Center’s Africa program.  She describes South Africa’s current political and economic landscape twenty-five years after democracy was established. Koza also analyzes the results of the recent general election and expectations for President Ramaphosa’s first full term. 

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