Middle East and North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa
The Republic of Sudan is the largest country in Africa, but on July 9, 2011, its southern territory became an independent nation, South Sudan. This region of Africa has suffered from civil war and poverty for decades. Brookings experts examine a variety of issues related to development and stability.
Reuters/Diego Azubel - Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe (L) and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping shake hands during a signing ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing August 25, 2014.
Africa in the News: Mugabe Visits China, Nigeria Launches ID Cards and South Sudan Rebels Reject Truce
August 29, 2014, Jessica Pugliese
Jessica Pugliese reviews highlights from Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's visit to China, the launch of new national identification cards in Nigeria and the latest on South Sudan's truce agreement.
Opinion | The Global Post
July 30, 2014, Elizabeth Ferris
July 9, 2014, Amadou Sy
Opinion | Christian Science Monitor
May 29, 2014, Sultan Barakat
May 9, 2014, Amy Copley
May 2, 2014, Ethan Lee
April 30, 2014, Witney Schneidman and Princeton Lyman
April 25, 2014, Amy Copley
April 23, 2014, John Mukum Mbaku
April 21, 2014, John Mukum Mbaku
April 18, 2014, Jane Olin-Ammentorp
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Francis M. Deng
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement
Co-Director, Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy
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