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The Impact of Women Leadership in Africa: A Review of President Samia’s Record

By Jokate Urban Mwegelo and Seleman Yusuph Kitenge Across the world, even in the most advanced democracies and states, men have traditionally dominated most positions of power. Tanzania is no exception; the country has had six presidents since her independence from Britain on December 9, 1961. Incumbent Tanzanian President, Samia Suluhu Hassan became the first […]

UK, US condemn human rights abuse in Burkina Faso

A report from Human Rights Watch has provided details of the execution of at least 223 civilians, including 56 children, in the villages of Nondin and Soro in Burkina Faso’s Yatenga province. Reacting to the report, the governments of the United States and the United Kingdom blamed the massacres of civilians on the Burkinabe military […]

Managing Global Shifts, Future Pathways of Africa in the G20

By Seleman Yusuph Kitenge As a result of the ongoing Sino-US competition where any possibility of cooperation is edging out, the world is getting more and more bipolar. Economic issues are still evidently important but geopolitical power is taking new forms. Major players in global politics such as the U.S., China and the EU are […]

Africa Growth Opportunity Act Forum takes off in South Africa

US Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken has emphasized the importance of partnership between the United States and African countries to achieve economic growth in the continent. Addressing government, private sector, and civil society leaders at the Africa Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA) forum in South Africa, Blinken noted that the core of the United States strategy […]

G20, UN Security Council: Africa’s Diplomatic Agenda

By Seleman Yusuph Kitenge On September 9th, the African Union marked its founding anniversary, but this year’s celebration came bearing an unexpected and delightful surprise for most Africans: a permanent seat at the G20, courtesy of its continental representation. For years, the African Union, representing 55 countries, tirelessly championed its bid for a permanent seat […]

US condemns sexual violence in Sudan

The United States strongly condemns pervasive conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV) in Sudan, which credible sources including victims have attributed to the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) and their allied militias.  The numerous reports of rape, gang rape, and other forms of gender-based violence against women and girls in West Darfur and other areas are deeply disturbing.  […]

Nuland swears in Foreign Service Officers

Acting Deputy Secretary of State Victoria Nuland swears in the Department’s newest Foreign Service Officers and Specialist during an A-100 graduation ceremony at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on August 11, 2023. Meanwhile, the Spokesperson of the US Department of State, Matthew Miller has confirmed the Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken […]

US Secretary of State meets Ethiopian PM

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed today to discuss a range of issues critical to the U.S.-Ethiopia relationship. During the meeting, Secretary Blinken and Prime Minister Abiy discussed the significant progress in implementing the Cessation of Hostilities Agreement following the silencing of the guns in northern Ethiopia. This […]

Nigerian politicians campaign for votes

Ahead of the February 25th Presidential election, Nigerian politicians are crisscrossing the entire country in search of votes. Pictured are Nigeria’s Senate President, Ahmad Lawan; Senator Sanni Musa; Sen Smart Adeyemi and former Governor of Sokoto State, Sen Wamako, the Sultan Bello at the International Airport Sokoto for the Ashiwaju/Shettima presidential campaign in Sokoto, North […]

Unleashing the Power of Economic Diplomacy: Tanzania’s Path to Prosperity

By Seleman Yusuph Kitenge Tanzania, like many countries around the world, has been facing significant economic challenges in recent years due to the global pandemic of COVID-19 and the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war which have created socio-economic shocks affecting the majority of the people in the country. With a rapidly growing population and a need to […]