November 16, 2020Nigeria
This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger from November 7 to November 13, 2020.
November 10, 2020Nigeria
This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger from October 31 to November 6, 2020.
November 6, 2020Election 2020
For many Africans, the 2020 American presidential elections now underway expose the hypocrisy of American criticism of their own governance. That, in turn, can translate into increased interest in alternatives, such as that posed by China.
November 5, 2020Election 2020
Joseph Biden and Kamala Harris will likely be elected president and vice president of the United States. A Biden administration's approach to Africa will depend on policy but also on who the president appoints to his cabinet and senior positions.
November 3, 2020Elections and Voting
Americans assume that free, fair, and credible elections are essential to democracy. Elsewhere, however, elections are rigged and serve mainly to consolidate the position of a "big man" and his cronies or to legitimate self-perpetuating elites.