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Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson Writes About Secretary Clinton's Trip to Africa

Secretary Carson writes: "Coming back to Kenya is a bit like coming home. After all, I spent four years here (1999-2003) as U.S. Ambassador, and I grew to love the country. It's hard not to. Kenya's spectacular beauty ranges from lofty mountains to the lush shores of Lake Victoria to the open savanna filled with wildlife to the warm waters of the Indian Ocean." Read full posting.

From Belligerents in War to Partners in Peace: The Burundi Leadership Training Program

Since its independence in 1962, the small central Africa nation of Burundi has been home to one of the world's most intractable and deadly conflicts, with over 300,000 killed and one-and-a-half million displaced. In this paper, Africa Program Director Howard Wolpe reports on a novel capacity-building initiative designed to restore the ability of Burundian leaders to collaborate effectively in advancing the country's reconstruction and securing a sustainable peace.

Report on the Causes and Consequences of Sexual Violence Against Women and Girls in South Kivu, DRC

This research was conducted by International Alert, along with partner organizations in the Congo. The preliminary findings were presented at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars on March 12, 2004 by Ms. Bisimwa and Ms. Chakupewa, leaders of two women's organizations in the Congo.

Assessing the Nigeria Elections: Can Democracy Emerge from a Badly Flawed Process ?

Presentations made at a conference held at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars on May 18, 2007.

Elections Guide

The Elections Guide is an initiative launched by the Wilson Center’s Africa Program in 2013 with the aim of keeping you informed of all national elections taking place in Africa. Through research, analysis, and election data, the Elections Guide is a resource for anyone interested and presents key information in a comprehensive and objective way.

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