Originally published on the website of the Council on Foreign Relations, Stewart M. Patrick discusses why the famine in East Africa is occurring and analyzes the current responses to the crisis.
Archive for July, 2011
I am so excited to introduce my friends Alexi Panos and Tennille Amor, two inspirational young New York women who created Everyday People Initiating Change—E.P.I.C.—to challenge every human to wake up, to step up, and to make a positive contribution to our world now, in this moment.
Is the “Arab Spring” that produced major political changes in Tunisia and Egypt now sweeping through sub-Saharan Africa? Maybe. In a new survey of Africa.com’s global readership from July 21 to 26, a whopping 70.1 percent of respondents said “yes.”",Current Events”
With increasing attention being paid to sub-Saharan Africa due to a visibly rising middle-class and its spending power, there has been an obvious and overt change in the investment landscape of the continent.
Understanding the African diaspora begins with the recognition of World War I (WWI) as a crucial and evolutionary moment. WWI marks a period that reflected tension and confusion, as well as assertions of connectivity and empowerment within the diaspora, that persist today.
The Brotherhood/Sister Sol, a non-profit organization based in Harlem, New York, is bringing a group of New York’s youth to Ghana for the summer. In this edition, two members of Bro/Sis pen their thoughts on traveling to urban Accra and to rural Wusuta, a town in Ghana.