Legacy of Bush in Africa Difficult to Reconcile

When it comes to Africa, most American Presidents have had little interest in the continent and its people. However, over the past several administrations, the Executive Branch has sought increased involvement in African affairs, ranging from humanitarian aid to...

Opportunities and Challenges in Burundi

President Pierre Nkurunziza was recently in Washington and in his remarks at the Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars on February 6, 2008, he offered Burundi as an example of hope in a troubled Africa.  Nkurunziza took office on August 26, 2005 as the second...

Triggers of Conflict in Africa

After the violence, death, and displacement in Kenya, it seems the leaders have finally agreed upon a power-sharing deal that placates both sides. Kenya’s conflict has now subsided from the news headlines and it is hoped that the country will begin to...

Triggers of Conflict in Africa

By Bahati Ntama Jacques After the violence, death, and displacement in Kenya, it seems the leaders have finally agreed upon a power-sharing deal that placates both sides. Kenya’s conflict has now subsided from the news headlines and it is hoped that the country...