Africa

Chatham House research on Africa explores key political, economic and social developments in sub-Saharan Africa, with areas of focus on Angola, Central Africa and the Great Lakes, East Africa, the Horn of Africa, Nigeria, southern Africa and West Africa.

Projects in this region include work on EU-Africa relations, economic growth and investment, extractive resources and society, and African maritime security.

A major programmatic focus of this work for Chatham House is carried out by the Africa Programme and its projects.

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Ghana’s 2016 Election: Processes and Priorities of the Electoral Commission

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Zimbabwe’s Changing Opposition

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Preventing Catastrophe? Responding to the Humanitarian Crisis in North-East Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin

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Kenya’s Foreign Policy Priorities: Peace, Security and Prosperity

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Politics and the Demographic Shift: The Role of the Opposition in Uganda

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Somalia's Elections: Transitioning Towards Representative Politics

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Developing Power and Infrastructure in Nigeria: Strategies for Successful Reform

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Managing Angola’s Economic Crisis: The CASA-CE Perspective on Policy Responses

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The Importance of Democracy in Africa: Kenya’s Experience

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Devolution and Development in Kenya: Experiences from Kiambu County

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Zanzibar After the Elections: Perspectives on the Political Future

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Zimbabwe's Economic Reform and Re-engagement with the IFIs and Paris Club

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Domestic and Regional Implications of the Economic Crisis in South Sudan

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South Africa’s Opposition: Fostering Debate, Accountability and Good Governance

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Beyond Territorial and Resource Disputes: The Future of Geopolitics

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UN Peacekeeping and the Protection of Civilians: Lessons from South Sudan

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Tracing the Origins of Nigerian Organized Crime: Politics, Corruption and the Growth of Criminal Networks

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Event Speech: Priorities for Crisis Response and Future Development in Lesotho

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Event Q&A: Priorities for Crisis Response and Future Development in Lesotho

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Event Speech: Local Government in South Africa: Opposition Priorities and Potential

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