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June 12, 2008

Maternal and Child Health
Rethinking Maternal Health

This event was made possible by the generosity of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

March 13, 2008

Kenya
Policy Options Paper—Kenya

This paper was written by Michelle D. Gavin, adjunct fellow for Africa at the Council on Foreign Relations and former senior U.S. Senate staffer. It was distributed on March 14, 2007, to select membe…

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April 22, 2009

Sub-Saharan Africa
Leading Africa

With South Africa, Nigeria, and Kenya all hobbled by varying degrees of instability and infighting, experts fear Africa lacks leadership for continent-wide security and economic initiatives.

February 13, 2008

Sub-Saharan Africa
President Bush Travels to Africa

President Bush’s five-country trip to Africa is organized to showcase his policy successes on the continent.

January 1, 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa
Looking Forward: Africa 2015

With over a billion people and the second largest continental landmass in the world, Africa is complicated and defies generalization. Yet, we do it all the time. Here are five trends to keep an eye o…

Africa 2015

December 3, 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa
Tanzania Shows It Has A Woman’s Constitution

This is a guest post by Cheryl Strauss Einhorn, a journalist and adjunct professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. A victory for women. That’s what October 8 represented in…

Tanzania Women

October 23, 2015

Americas
This Week in Markets and Democracy: Corruption in Honduras and an Election Timeline

CFR’s Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy (CSMD) Program highlights noteworthy events and articles each Friday in “This Week in Markets and Democracy.”    U.S. Acts on Honduran Corruption Hondur…

A supporter of former Tanzania's Prime Minister and main opposition party CHADEMA presidential candidate Edward Lowassa cheers during his campaign rally in Tanga October 21, 2015. Tanzanians will go to the polls on October 25 to elect their fifth president. (Reuters/Stringer)

February 7, 2019

Tanzania
Lessons from Tanzania’s Authoritarian Turn

The alarming reports out of Tanzania have become commonplace. Current Tanzanian President John Magufuli, who swept into office on a popular anti-corruption platform, has been presiding over a shocking decline in political and civil rights in the country. Civil society leaders, opposition politicians, journalists, and businesspeople feel unsafe on their own soil—and with good reason.

Tanzania's President John Magufuli leaves after inspecting a guard of honour during his official visit to Nairobi, Kenya.