The United States and the Critical Transition in Sudan

BY MEKKI ELMOGRABI The USA cannot burn the candle at both ends; either sanctioning Sudan’s transition leaders or working with them for democratic transformation and transitional justice. In an apparent … Read More

Biden strikes new tone on U.S.-Africa relations

BY JIBRIL TURE In a message delivered by video to African leaders meeting virtually this weekend in the context of the African Union annual summit, President Biden struck a tone … Read More

Africa reacts to the Trump-incited coup attempt on the U.S. Legislative body

BY FRANCIS DIBBY The Donald Trump-incited coup on the U.S. legislative body on Wednesday has triggered condemnations by leaders across the world, except those of Africa, with the only exception … Read More

The United States recognizes the re-election of President Ouattara, pledges continued cooperation

BY JIBRIL TURE As President Alassane Ouattara was sworn in today for a third controversial term, the United States, in a statement, recognized the Ivorian president’s re-election. The statement, available … Read More

Africans offer to help the U.S. settle its election dispute—despite their own

BY MUSA DJONGO Donald Trump’s stubborn refusal to accept the result of the presidential election and concede to President-elect Joe Biden is not funny. It’s a dangerous precedent that violates … Read More

Africans react to Biden’s election

BY JIBRIL TURE The election of Joe Biden as the 46th president of the United States has been broadly welcomed across Africa by the general public and most political leaders—both … Read More

U.S. Embassy in Abidjan warns about violence, advises caution

As Cote d’Ivoire enters today a critical week leading to the 31 October controversial presidential election, with the likelihood of more violence and loss of life, the U.S. embassy in … Read More