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HBCUs & African Universities as Incubators for Economic Development Prepared by: DaQuan Lawrence, Ph.D. Candidate, African Studies, Howard University December 4, 2023 Introduction: Universities as Economic Drivers for Marginalized Populations Considering Africa's significant and increasing youth population and challenges brought by the global economy,

Experts from the Center for Democracy and Development (CDD) in Nigeria, the Institute for Global Dialogue, and the African Center for the Study of the United States (ACSUS) at Wits University in South Africa will share recommendations and counsel against

One of the major series of events in South Africa in 2018 was the commemoration of the centennial of Nelson Mandela’s birth. Global-Dialogue Special Edition Mandela Obama

If Americans are studying Africa, Africa needs to study America for a balanced engagement across public policy, civil society, corporate sector and at personal levels, writes Amukelani Charmaine Matsilele. American studies have been undertaken in other parts of the world but not

INTRODUCTION: With the global rise of the digital economy, Africa has become a playground for the US and China, respectively the first and second largest economies in the world by GDP. Over the past couple of years, the global competition between

Africa-US City Networking Forum and Academic Symposum 13-14 April 2021 & 20 April 2021 IntroductionThis concept note is for the convening of an Africa-US city networking forum and an academic symposium in April 2021. These activities will proceed as follows:• The

For decades, there has been a focused interest in the study of Africa by American universities through academic centres, programs and think tanks. There are currently over 40 institutions in US universities that study Africa. Their focus and areas of study are

The comprehensive victory of the Democratic Party in the United States November 2020 elections is the best outcome that South Africa and Africa could have hoped for…. The Democratic Party is an old opponent of apartheid, from as far back as

By John Karuitha and Bob WekesaCOVID-19 has intensified African countries’ vulnerabilities to the vagaries of agricultural production and supply shortages in times of crisis. For instance rice exports from Vietnam to Africa were halted in March 2020 due to COVID-19