This summary of Africa news is provided by Mike Brodo, Pivot to Africa. If you want to receive these updates directly, you can subscribe HERE. September 19, 2023 Top Pick Washington Must Not Allow Another Stolen Election in Congo, by Stephen R. Weissman &

by Bob Wekesa Introduction Nearly six months since the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit held in Washington DC in December 2022, implementation of the pledges is underway in what is emerging as an international institutional framework for U.S.-Africa relations. If the implementation of the

by Gilbert Khadiagala South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to lead an initiative of six African heads of state to explore an end to the year-long Russia-Ukraine war. The announcement followed his phone calls with both Russian president Vladimir Putin and Ukraine

Nkateko's Analysis Corner Is the burgeoning movement of African Americans immigrating to South Africa the rise of a neo Pan-African movement? Asad el-Malik, PhD. If you were to ask Asad el-Malik, PhD — an African American scholar and expat living in South Africa

by Hluma Ralane Partially lit office buildings on the city skyline during a loadshedding power outage period, in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Leon Sadiki/Bloomberg via Getty Images) South Africa, like most developing nations, is plagued with systemic issues of which the ongoing energy

by Bob Wekesa U.S. President Joe Biden has made credible efforts to embrace Africa during his Presidency, writes the author.Chip Somodevi "Relations between African countries and the US are bumpy on political issues but much better on the economic front." Bob Wekesa Africa-US relations,

by Bob Wekesa It can be said that South African leaders have looked at the current global balance of power and decided to pursue tightrope relations with both the Russia-China axis as well as the US and the West, writes Bob Wekesa. The

by Bob Wekesa @PresidencyZA / TwitterSouth Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden at the White House in Washington, DC. Johannesburg — The Biden administration's foreign policy towards Africa took definitive shape in August when Secretary of State Anthony

The East African nation of Burundi has been on a knife-edge since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Political tensions – which have always loomed large in the divided country – deepened in the leadup to the May 2020 elections.

The heavy, wall-to-wall focus on the United States (US) elections every four years often has the consequence of muted attention by global populaces towards elections in other parts of the world. Save for a coterie of political scientists, journalists, international