Publications

Reuters

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Corona pandemic in Africa: More poverty, crises and conflicts?

by Henning Suhr, Benno Müchler, Thomas Schiller, Florian Karner, Mathias Kamp, Daniel El-Noshokaty, Veronika Ertl, Martina Kaiser

Insights into Côte d'Ivoire, DR Congo, Mali, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda
What does the spread of the novel Corona virus mean for the political and socio-economic development of countries across sub-Saharan Africa? What can German politics do in order to mitigate the negative impact on these countries and to increase these countries’ resilience to future pandemics? Featuring exclusive insights from our country directors based in six African nations, this publication directly addresses these and other related questions.
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Country Reports

Between Habit and Legislation: Land Rights in West Africa

by Katharina Hopp

Ways to implement the existing land rights of women in Burkina Faso, Benin and Togo
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Country Reports

Sündenbock und Sehnsuchtsort

by Florian Karner, Nino Galetti, Nele Katharina Wissmann

Staatsbesuch von Präsident Macron in der Cote d´Ivoire
Der Blick auf die ehemalige Kolonialmacht Frankreich ist in Côte d’Ivoire zwiegespalten. Nun wird Emmanuel Macron zum Staatsbesuch erwartet.

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Attention, Internet Fraud!

False information about scholarships of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung
Dear applicants for scholarships of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. Currently there are circulating on the internet various offers of services for obtaining scholarships from the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation, often at considerable costs. Some websites are using the logo of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation without authorization.

Country Reports

The Vth AU-EU summit: a turning point for relations between Africa and Europe?

by Andrea Ellen Ostheimer

On 29th and 30th of November 2017 the 5th AU-EU Summit took place in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. 16 of the 28 EU Member States attended the summit, amongst them the German Chancellor Angela Merkel und French President Emmanuel Macron. For both countries Africa stands high on the political agenda, and the ad hoc initiative undertaken at the summit to address the modern slave trade in Libya highlights the joint concern but also the renewed Franco-German partner- and leadership.

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The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl

On the death of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, Chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and former President of the European Parliament, Hans-Gert Pöttering, writes:

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KAS Position Paper: Africa in Transition

by Anton Bösl

A PLEA FOR A NEW DIRECTION IN GERMANY’S AFRICA POLICY 2010
Africa’s increasing geopolitical and strategic importance needs to be adequately reflected in a new German policy on Africa, which should be fundamentally realigned. The formulation of conditions that promote development and sustainable economic activity as well as trade within and with Africa have become more significant than the amount of public aid.

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Niger : Presidential election 16.11.2004

by Klaus D. Loetzer

Auch die 3. Wahlen in 2004 verliefen friedlich

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Liberia: Fact-Finding-Misssion

29.10. - 02.11.2003
The KAF Regional Office conducted a brief fact-finding mission to gain a better understanding of the political environment in Liberia. Among others, a meeting with a number of NGOs was organised by the newly formed "Coalition for Democracy in Liberia" (CODEL). Whereas in the countryside the population is still terrorised, in Monrovia the situation is under control thanks to the ECOWAS peace-keeping troops.

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Timeline of the Liberian Conflict: 1980-2003

by Klaus D. Loetzer

Kurze Übersicht
Though the roots of the conflict date back longer ago, the recent cause of the conflict started around the 1980ies.