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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Navigating the Nigerian Market: Diaspora Insights and UK Business Engagement

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Mauritania’s Domestic Dynamics and Regional Relations

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Nigeria's New Voters: Youth, Civic Education and Political Participation

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Evolution of the Horn of Africa: State Formation and Decay

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Growth in Africa: The End of Africa Rising?

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Strengthening Accountability in Somaliland: Parliament’s Role and Prospects for Reform

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Implications of Changing International Trade: The View from South Africa

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Is China eroding the bargaining power of traditional donors in Africa?

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Zambia’s Financial Stability and Prospects for Growth

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Accountability Through Innovation: How Can Transparency Strengthen Governance?

Rob Davies. Photo: Chatham House.
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Interview with Rob Davies, South African Trade Minister

Angolan Defence Minister Joao Lourenco. Photo: Getty Images.
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Angola Prepares for Life After Dos Santos

Supporters of new president Mohamed Abdullahi celebrate in Mogadishu. Photo: Getty Images.
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Is Democracy Emerging in Somalia?

A woman walks past destroyed stalls at Kafanchan central market on 25 April 2011 in Kaduna. Photo: Getty Images.
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Violence in Southern Kaduna Threatens to Undermine Nigeria’s Democratic Stability

A girl runs to get a cooked meal at a camp for Somalis displaced by famine in 2011 in Mogadishu. Photo: Getty Images.
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The Time Is Now to Prevent a New Famine in Somalia

The World Today

Will Guinea beat its fatalité?

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Developing Energy Resources in Mozambique

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Central and Eastern Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa: Perspectives on Renewed Engagement

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Democracy and Elections in Sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons Learned from 2016 and What to Expect in 2017

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Ebola: How the World Escaped a Pandemic

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Central and Eastern Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa Relations: Opportunities for Cooperation

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Nigeria’s 2019 Elections: Preparations, Politics and Prospects

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North Korea-Africa Relations: Engagements and International Tensions

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Combatting Corruption and Strengthening Accountability: The Case of Nigeria

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Reintegrating Returned Girl Soldiers in the DRC

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Nigeria’s Role in Responding to Maritime Insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea

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Collective Action on Corruption in Nigeria: How to Connect Society and Institutions

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An Agenda for Sudan's Inclusive Future

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Democracy and Stability in the DRC: The Way Ahead

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Sudan's Regional Policy: Key Relations and Engagements

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Priorities and Possibilities in US-Africa Relations: The Future of Diplomatic, Defence and Development Engagements

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Natural Resource Wealth and Government Revenue in Africa

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Nigeria's Anti-Corruption Effort: Working with the Media, Civil Society and International Partners

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Consolidating Democracy in Post-War Sierra Leone

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Enforcing Nigeria’s Anti-People Trafficking Legislation: Challenges Toward Effective Implementation

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What Next for Zimbabwe?

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Urbanization and Industrialization for Africa’s Transformation

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Inclusive Governance and Community Engagement in Nigeria: The Role of Traditional Leaders

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Sudan’s Peace Process: Prospects for Achieving Lasting Peace

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Weapons on Vessels? States, Private Security and Responsibility for Responding to Maritime Threats

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