Politics of Africa
In this channel you will find summaries on important domestic issues that inform today's political landscape in African countries, as well as summaries on their respective roles in international politics.
A New Africa Breaks Free
Little, Brown US, 2015
What Happens in Sudan Doesn’t Stay in Sudan
Will Khartoum Become the Center of a New African Order or an Appendage of the Gulf?
Foreign Affairs, 2019
The corruption investigation that has shaken South Africa
The Guardian, 2019
Who Owns South Africa?
A fiercely debated program of land reform could address racial injustice – or cause chaos.
The New Yorker, 2019
The Real Politics of the Horn of Africa
Money, War and the Business of Power
Polity Press, 2015
China’s Second Continent
How a Million Migrants Are Building a New Empire in Africa
Searching for Boko Haram
A History of Violence in Central Africa
Oxford UP, 2018
“They Eat Money”
How Mandela’s Political Heirs Grow Rich Off Corruption
The New York Times, 2018
Congo’s Slide into Chaos
How a State Fails
Foreign Affairs, 2018
How Close to Zero?
Assessing the World’s Extreme Poverty-Related Trajectories for 2030
Brookings Institution, 2016