Africa Needs Its Own “New Deal”

September 17, 2020

In the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic, Africa faces an unprecedented level of starvation, poverty and suffering that will last far beyond 2020. A lack of medical facilities and resources to offset economic losses is expected to push 37.5 million more Africans into...

Is EU Development Policy on a Path to Corporate Sponsorship?

August 20, 2018

With nothing to require companies to invest in line with the development agenda, corporate ventures in Africa might come to resemble Chinese neocolonial corporate models that do not actually alleviate poverty but rather enable it. The European Union’s annual Development Days event brings...

Donald Trump Should Look to Africa

March 03, 2017

As a businessman and president, Trump should encourage investment in Africa. It is no secret that President Donald Trump prides himself on being a dealmaker. It is a point he used time and time again during his presidential campaign to demonstrate why the United States should withdraw from...