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Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

Such has been the increase in piracy that London-based insurers Lloyd's Market Association has listed the waters off Nigeria and Benin in the same risk category as Somalia. However, there are...
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White House Factsheet on Equal Futures Partnership

On September 24, 2012, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton launched the Equal Futures Partnership of the United States, along with twelve other founding members (Australia, Benin, Bangladesh, Denmark, Finland, Indonesia, Jordan, the Netherlands, Peru, Senegal, and Tunisia; as well as the European Union). The program seeks to break down barriers to women's political and economic participation.
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African Development Revisited

This is a guest post by Owen Cylke. Mr. Cylke is a development professional and a retired senior foreign service officer with USAID. A spate of press articles over the past several months...
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An African Agenda for President Obama

There is criticism in Africa and in the United States that, given Africa's growing strategic, political, and economic importance, President Obama paid insufficient attention to it during his first...
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Family Planning as a Global Priority

The third annual International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) closes today in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with new and increased commitments from countries around the world to bolster local and...
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Polio is Back in the Horn of Africa

In April, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported the new presence of wild polio virus type 1 (WPV1) in the Banadir region of Somalia. The initial victim was a thirty-two month old girl. By...
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Slavery: As Modern as It Is Ancient

This is a guest post by Emily Mellgard, research associate for the Council on Foreign Relations Africa Studies program. The Australia based, Walk Free Foundation on Oct 17 published their first...