African Policy Position towards the US

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s whirlwind visit to three African countries is the second in less than 12 months. In November 2021 he visited key U.S. regional partners Senegal, Kenya and Nigeria. In South Africa – the first stop on this trip – Blinken unveiled

The African Centre for the Study of the United States (Johannesburg)opinionBy Amukelani Charmaine Matsilele US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is set to visit South Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Rwanda, from August 7 to 12. It is an

The African Centre for the Study of the United States (Johannesburg) opinion By Bob Wekesa Johannesburg — US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is on a tour of Africa with the announcement of the Joe Biden administration's policy towards Africa as

The Covid-19 pandemic has provoked multiple geostrategic uncertainties among nations and regions and schisms in various levels of global governance. Faced with the growing unpredictability of these developments, analysts are hard put as they gaze into the crystal ball to

We have asked some of Africa’s leading academics and thinkers to reflect on what the inauguration of a new US president means for Africa. This series is produced In collaboration with the University of the Witwatersrand’s African Centre for the

Amini Kajunju This Mail & Guardian webinar was sponsored by Good Governance Africa, a non-profit organisation dedicated to improving governance across the continent. The speakers were: Amini Kajunju, Executive Director of the International University of Grand Bassam (IUGB) Foundation; Dr Philani Mthembu, Executive Director at

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: U.S. President Joe Biden signs an executive order during an event in the State Dining Room of the White House January 21, 2021 in Washington, DC. President Biden delivered remarks on his administration’s COVID-19 response,

W hen Ronald Reagan began his US presidency in 1981, Nigeria’s GDP per capita was $2,180, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)’s $463, Côte d'Ivoire’s $1,189, and Senegal’s $751. Have African countries’ relationships with the US helped to improve living standards

United States President elect Joseph "Joe" Biden, speaks at the US-Africa Business Forum in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014. A two-decade surge in growth in Africa suggests the poorest continent is starting to come to grips with

In August 2020, the African Centre for the Study of the United States (ACSUS) based at the University of the Witwatersrand launched a weekly webinar series on the meaning of the 2020 US elections for Africa. Speakers were encouraged to