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.
In: Politics

Summaries

Money, War and the Business of Power

Alex de Waal

Polity Press, 2015

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A History of Violence in Central Africa

Scott MacEachern

Oxford UP, 2018

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How Mandela’s Political Heirs Grow Rich Off Corruption

Norimitsu Onishi and Selam Gebrekidan

The New York Times, 2018

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A History of the Continent Since Independence

Martin Meredith

Public Affairs, 2011

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Warlords, Oligarchs, Corporations, Smugglers, and the Theft of Africa’s Wealth

Tom Burgis

Public Affairs, 2016

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How a State Fails

Stuart A. Reid

Foreign Affairs, 2018

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An Emerging Continent Becomes a Global Powerhouse

Jake Bright and Aubrey Hruby

Thomas Dunne Books, 2015

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Assessing the World’s Extreme Poverty-Related Trajectories for 2030

John W. McArthur and Krista Rasmussen

Brookings Institution, 2016

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

TED, 2016

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