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Program materials for the Africa Center's 2019 program, “National Security Strategy Development Workshop: Central and Southern Africa.” Click here for syllabus, readings, and presentation slides.
ARP No. 7: Assessing Attitudes of the Next Generation of African Security Sector Professionals
published by Kwesi Aning and Joseph Siegle
on April 29, 2019
published by Alix Boucher
on January 2, 2018
The incoming administration of Liberian President-elect George Weah will need to address numerous pressing challenges related to the country’s security and stability. This is all the more critical as the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) is drawing down and plans to depart the country in March 2018, after 15 years in country.
published by Andrew Ziegler
on September 1, 2016
A CDC risk assessment found that Chad, Djibouti, and Eritrea are among the four countries where risk for Zika is “uniquely attributable” to their travel to the Olympics. So what exactly are the chances that Zika will spread in Africa?
published by the Africa Center for Strategic Studies
on January 4, 2016
The year 2015 was a mostly upbeat year economically for the African continent. Raymond Gilpin, the Africa Center’s Academic Dean spoke with CCTV America on how many African countries have managed to maintain strong economic growth despite the impact of the Ebola virus and the drop in the price of oil.
December 2016 Video: Africa’s Contemporary Security Trends, Joseph Siegle Video: Democratic Transitions and Security in Africa, Dorina Bekoe Video: Resource Management and Conflict, Willene Johnson Video: Countering Violent Extremism in Africa, Angela Martin Video: Maritime Safety and Security in Africa, Assis Malaquias Video: Collective Approaches to Security, Dorina Bekoe Video: Climate Change in Africa, James... Continue Reading
published by Franzisca Zanker, Centre for Security Governance
on September 30, 2015
Police reform has been ongoing in Liberia since 2003. Yet the robust plans regularly receive only half the necessary funding. While security agencies, civil society actors, donors, and other international actors sometimes supplement shortfalls, their competing interests have also hindered decisive, forward-moving progress at times. An unexpected Ebola outbreak in 2013 only complicated efforts. The... Continue Reading