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Senegal's democratic backslide

It was once the pillar of democracy in Africa, but what is happening in Senegal is troubling.

Looking out for Africa in 2016

A look at several common trends affecting the continent in the new year.

John Kerry is wrong on Africa

Agribusiness must expand in Africa and the need for energy will grow with that.

Boko Haram has become Africa's ISIS

It is high time the US and its allies give this burgeoning problem the attention it deserves.

Africa needs more than money

Improved governance and human rights were secondary objectives of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.

African trade summitry

American trade with Africa has increased dramatically over the last two decades.

A new Africa comes to Washington

U.S. policymakers have come a long way in their view of Africa as a strategic partner.