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Africa’s diverse criminal landscape

Africa’s diverse criminal landscape

The evolution of criminal networks across Africa is a complex tale crossing centuries – but the continent's integration into the global economy, especially after the advent of democracy in the wake of the Cold War, has...

The internet war in Africa

The internet war in Africa

Technology decoupling amounts to a separation between technologies originating in the US and China. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has noted that the “US-China technology divide could cause more...

Africa is an opportunity, not a problem

Africa is an opportunity, not a problem

Advocacy for a new vision of Africa-US relations Most African countries gained independence in the early 1960s and have struggled to find their place in an international system where the most significant rules of the...

A plague of greed and illegality

A plague of greed and illegality

Small arms and light weapons: an African overview State fragility and political instability continue to create an ever-increasing demand for small arms and light weapons Following the end of World War II, Africa’s...