Africa News

World as Witness: Crisis in Darfur

Mar 21, 2005
John Prendergast, Advisor to the President of the International Crisis Group discusses the situation in Darfur

Africa Program Releases Paper on Resolving Conflict in Sudan and Uganda

Mar 01, 2005
The Africa Program is pleased to announce a new installment in its Occasional Paper Series. "Resolving the Three Headed War from Hell in Southern Sudan, Northern Uganda and Darfur" by John Prendergast examines the prospects for war and peace in the troubled region. Download this paper.

This Week on Dialogue TV: "Zimbabwe Walks a Tightrope"

Feb 15, 2005
An interview with Lovemore Madhuku Zimbabwean political activist and president of the National Constitutional Assembly

Wilson Center Press Publishes New Book on Truth Commissions

Feb 15, 2005
Final Acts: A Guide to Preserving the Records of Truth Commissions, by Trudy Huskamp Peterson draws on research in Burundi, Chad, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe, and elsewhere to examine the preservation of truth commissions' archives worldwide. The full text of this new book is available for free download.

Elections and Reform in Zimbabwe

Feb 06, 2005
Zimbabwean lawyer and activist Lovemore Madhuku reflects on the state of democracy in Zimbabwe in advance of upcoming parliamentary elections.

This Week on Dialogue TV: Creating Climate for Change

Jan 19, 2005
An interview with Klaus Toepfer head of the United Nations Environmental Program, based in Nairobi, Kenya

This Week on Dialogue Radio: Saving Africa

Dec 27, 2004
A discussion with Richard Sezibera, Ambassador of Rwanda to the United States, Kenneth Behring, businessman and private philanthropist and Christine Warnke, government affairs advisor for the law firm Hogan & Hartson.

Burundi Leadership Training Program (BLTP) workshop featured by the Burundi Press Agency

Dec 16, 2004
A recent meeting of political party leaders, sponsored by the Burundi Leadership Training Program (BLTP) drew the attention of the official Burundi Press Agency (ABP)

This Week on Dialogue TV: Liberia: What The People Think

Dec 08, 2004
After a bloody civil war, Liberians avidly embraced the prospect of elections. There were, however, real and serious questions about Liberian attitudes toward democracy and their sense of national community. To gauge those sentiments, Liberia's first political poll was commissioned. The positive and hopeful expressions of the polls Liberian participants are presented in this program.

This Week on Dialogue TV: Faces of the Future

Nov 24, 2004
Ugandan, Nigerian and Senegalese scholars will talk about the next generation of developing world leaders on the Wilson Center's award-winning television series this week, as part of a panel of five recent recipients of Ford Foundation fellowships.

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