A promise of US$30 billion of new investment. But does America's latest outreach to Africa reflect a deeper engagement? Or is President Barack Obama attempting to buy some goodwill and play catch up with China?
Harvard Int. Review - Pragmatism Deters Offense: The Understanding Needed for Africa to Protect and Prosper
Amidst almost perpetual darkness, there remain glimmers of hope in the #BringBackOurGirls movement.
Almost three years after it announced plans to produce a low-cost, multirole aircraft for military and civilian duties, South Africa’s Paramount Group has completed the first public flight of its AHRLAC design.
Businessinsider.com - Here's How The Chairman Of Africa's Largest Private Defense Company Sees The Continent's Future
Sub-Saharan Africa has long been thought of — usually unfairly — as the most chronically unstable section of the planet. But this week offered crucial evidence that both perception and reality are undergoing a much-needed change.
America’s present relationship with Africa is frustratingly complex. In matters of security, it appears the multilateral, multidimensional partnerships that seek to bind the continental divide have been in their very nature, characterized by contradictions.
The primary challenge as I see it for the United States, while the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit of 2014 comes to a close, will be to overcome the reputational damage caused by the infamous mantra of the ‘regime change’ approach in years past. This bellicose security and defense issue remains a major concern to African emerging market actors and, much like the modern interpretation of African integration opportunity itself, is a theme long overdue for refreshed perspective.