AFRICOM Fails Its First Test

As one of its principal missions, AFRICOM states that it will offer “the kind of support that will enable African governments and existing regional organizations… to have greater capacity to provide security and respond in times of need.” To that...

2009 Staff Report

Staff:     We have a three person full time staff at AFJN.  Beth Tuckey who has been with us since June 2007 is the associate director for program development and policy.  She also assists with outreach.  Bahati Ntama Jacques began in September of 07.  He is the...

IMF Reform?

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has become somewhat infamous as one of the most well-funded failures of Western attempts at development.  On the continent of Africa, the rather unsuccessful IMF policies of the past have included damaging structural...