Online Event: Africa Matters to U.S. Cities: U.S. Diplomacy under President Biden

Over the past few decades, Africa has shaped the wealth, foreign policy profile, academic success, and cultural life of America’s major cities. As part of a year-long research project, the CSIS Africa Program profiled the various ties 15 individual U.S. cities have to the continent; veering away from the recurrent themes of doom and gloom…

Africa & U.S. Cities — A Recognition for the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Africa Report

The news about the African continent — its peoples, governments, institutions, activities — never stops. Coverage of the continent by American-run, as well as African-run organizations, and a mix of others, is what informs us about what is taking place at home and abroad. How this news is reported, why, when, and by whom, goes…

What Can Official Visits Tell Us About U.S.-Africa Relations?

As U.S. President Barack Obama’s presidency winds down, we at Africa Agenda feel it is important to look back at what he and his administration did — or didn’t do— for the African continent over the past 8 years or so. Obama himself is half African; born to a Kenyan father and an American mother.…