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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Elections, Boko Haram and Security: Assessing and Addressing Nigeria's Complex Challenges (Session 1)

People arrive to seek refuge in the UNMISS compound, Juba 18 December 2013. South Sudan's fugitive former vice president denied accusations he led a coup bid against his arch rival, President Salva Kiir, after days of fierce fighting. Photo by STR/AFP/Get
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Event Speech: One Year of Conflict: Perspectives on South Sudan

People arrive to seek refuge in the UNMISS compound, Juba 18 December 2013. South Sudan's fugitive former vice president denied accusations he led a coup bid against his arch rival, President Salva Kiir, after days of fierce fighting. Photo by STR/AFP/Get
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Event Q&A: One Year of Conflict Perspectives on South Sudan

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Event Video: One Year of Conflict: Perspectives on South Sudan

An ONLF soldier is standing guard near a nomadic village, watching for potential government soldiers in the area, February 27, 2009 in Ethiopia.
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Event Speech: Ethiopia and the Ogaden Prospects for Peace

An ONLF soldier is standing guard near a nomadic village, watching for potential government soldiers in the area, February 27, 2009 in Ethiopia.
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Event Q&A: Ethiopia and the Ogaden Prospects for Peace

Liberian people read an information sign about Ebola set on a wall of a public health center in Monrovia. Photo by STRINGER / AFP / Getty Images.
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Event Speech: The West African Ebola Crisis: Beyond Short-Term Consequences and Responses

Thousands of people wait in the hot sun in Leer, South Sudan 5 July, 2014 for the first air drops by the ICRC for nearly two decades. Photo by Nichole Sobecki/AFP/Getty Images.
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Event Speech: Realizing a Peaceful and Representative Sudan

Thousands of people wait in the hot sun in Leer, South Sudan 5 July, 2014 for the first air drops by the ICRC for nearly two decades. Photo by Nichole Sobecki/AFP/Getty Images.
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Event Q&A: Realizing a Peaceful and Representative Sudan

Photo by JAMES AKENA / Reuters / Corbis.
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Event Speech: Overcoming Post-Conflict Challenges in the DRC: The Importance of International Coordination

Park rangers on patrol at Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Photo by Brent Stirton/Getty Images.
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Event Q&A: Overcoming Post-Conflict Challenges in the DRC: The Importance of International Coordination

Africa's growth prospects in a European mirror
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Event Speech: Delivering Sustainable Growth in Africa The Role for International Financial Centres

Africa's growth prospects in a European mirror
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Event Q&A and Discussant: Delivering Sustainable Growth in Africa The Role for International Financial Centres

Africa's growth prospects in a European mirror
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Delivering Sustainable Growth in Africa - The Role for International Financial Centres

Liberian people read an information sign about Ebola set on a wall of a public health center in Monrovia. Photo by STRINGER / AFP / Getty Images.
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Event Speech: Combating Ebola in Liberia: The Role of The International Community

A picture taken on June 2, 2015 shows a general view of the parliament during the swearing in ceremony of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir for another term of five years, a month and a half after his victory in elections marked by low turnout.
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Event Speech: Sudan's Future: Towards Peace, Democracy and Inclusion

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Transforming South Africa: Policy Priorities and Implementing the National Development Plan

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Event Q&A: Transforming South Africa: Policy Priorities and Implementing the National Development Plan

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Event Speech: Transforming South Africa: Policy Priorities and Implementing the National Development Plan

A general view taken on November 18, 2013 shows Bosaso harbor in Puntland.
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Event Speech: Solidifying the Somali State: Puntland's Position and Key Priorities

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