Foreign Policy Blogs

Sub-Saharan Africa

Somalia and the Houdinis of Corruption

Somalia and the Houdinis of Corruption

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Conflict Minerals: A Manifestation of Modern-Day Colonialism

Conflict Minerals: A Manifestation of Modern-Day Colonialism

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African Regimes at a Crossroads

African Regimes at a Crossroads

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Transformation Euphoria in the Horn of Africa

Transformation Euphoria in the Horn of Africa

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Ethiopia Between Risk and Reform

Ethiopia Between Risk and Reform

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On South Africa

On South Africa

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On Zuma, Ramaphosa, and the State of South African Politics

On Zuma, Ramaphosa, and the State of South African Politics

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5 Africa stories to watch in 2018

5 Africa stories to watch in 2018

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On the Ground (Indirectly) in Harare

On the Ground (Indirectly) in Harare

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Crisis in Zimbabwe: Is Mugabe Finally Out?

Crisis in Zimbabwe: Is Mugabe Finally Out?

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Straight Talk On Somalia Insecurity

Straight Talk On Somalia Insecurity

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Farmajo Follows Footsteps of Failure

Farmajo Follows Footsteps of Failure

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Blackened Waters of Somalia

Blackened Waters of Somalia

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Trump Administration Looks to Weaken Rules on Conflict Minerals

Trump Administration Looks to Weaken Rules on Conflict Minerals

The Trump administration has ordered a review of Dodd-Frank banking regulations with view to scale back its scope. This would include dismantling rules that require companies using ‘conflict minerals’ to disclose their sourcing and monitor supply chains.

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Circling The Square In Somalia

Circling The Square In Somalia

Somalia is headed in the right direction. But "right direction" doesn’t mean a path free of pitfalls and clear of landmines.

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