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October 20, 2014  USA/Africa: Decent Work Agenda
    "While economic growth is laudable, the ["Africa Rising"] narrative does not address the role of unions and workers in pressing for economic and political justice, and it completely ignores the growing inequality and the ongoing deficit of decent work opportunities for African workers." - AFL-CIO, ITUC- Africa

October 14, 2014  USA/Africa: New Statistics on Immigrant Communities
    According to a new brief from the Census Bureau's American Community Survey, based on data from 2008-2012, there are approximately 1.6 million people living in the United States who were born in Africa. Although these numbers do not include children born in the United States, and may well be an underestimate, the data show an extraordinary rate of growth, from 1 percent of the foreign-born population in 1970 (less than 80,000 born in Africa) to 4 percent in 2008-2012.

August 11, 2014  Africa: Investment for Whom?
    "While governance remains an issue for many African countries, structural deficiencies in the U.S. financial system are just as responsible for driving the outflow of illicit capital. ... The burden for curtailing these illicit flows must be shared equally by policymakers in the U.S. and in Africa for this partnership to be effective." - Global Financial Integrity

July 29, 2014  USA/Africa: A Dubious Summit
March 13, 2014  USA/Africa: Military Perspectives
January 27, 2014  USA/Africa: Exporting Homophobia
May   8, 2013  USA/Africa: Immigration Reform Needs Fixing
Nov 15, 2012  USA/Africa: A Rare Policy Success
Jun 20, 2012  USA/Africa: Reject "Terrorist" Designation for Boko Haram
Jun   1, 2012  USA/Africa: Rising Pressures for Militarization
Aug 18, 2011  USA/Africa: Wage Penalties for Black Immigrants
Aug 18, 2011  USA/Africa: New Data on African Immigrants
Jun 30, 2011  USA/Gabon: Blind Eye for Corruption
Dec 14, 2010  USA/Africa: Wikileaks Highlights, 2
Dec 14, 2010  USA/Africa: Wikileaks Highlights, 1
Aug   2, 2010  USA/Africa: New Evidence on Lumumba Death
Aug   2, 2010  USA/Congo (Kinshasa): Conflict Minerals Law
Jul   9, 2010  USA/Africa: Detroit to Dakar
Jun   5, 2010  USA/Nigeria: By Way of Comparison
Mar   30 2010  USA/Somalia: Engage or Disengage?
Feb   8, 2010  USA/Africa: Two to Tango
Dec   6, 2009  USA/Africa: AIDS - Yes, We Can?
Dec   6, 2009  USA/Africa: AIDS - No We Can't?
Nov   6, 2009  USA/Africa: Supporting Global Health
Sep 15, 2009  USA/Somalia: Slippery Slope
Aug   4, 2009  USA/Kenya: What Kind of Partnership?
Jul 21, 2009  USA/Africa: Trade Profile
Jul 21, 2009  USA/Africa: After the Speech
Jul 10, 2009  USA/Africa: Obama in Ghana, What Kind of Change?
Jun 24, 2009  USA/Uganda: Recovery from Conflict?
May 10, 2009  USA/Africa: Underfunding Global Health
Apr 14, 2009  USA/Nigeria: Halliburton Fallout
Mar 18, 2009  USA/Africa: Making Peace or Fueling War
Mar   1, 2009  USA/Africa: Waiting for Change
Feb 25, 2009  USA/Africa: Global Health Policy
Dec 18, 2008  USA/Africa: Global Health Commitment
Dec 14, 2008  USA/Somalia: Obama's First Africa Test
Nov 18, 2008  USA/Africa: Reflections on the Transition
Oct 31, 2008  USA/Nigeria: Chevron on Trial
Sep 13, 2008  USA/Africa: New Policy Prospects?
Aug   2, 2008  USA: AIDS & Black America
Mar 14, 2008  USA/Africa: Africom vs. Peacekeeping
Mar   3, 2008  USA/Africa: Health Policy Updates
Feb 21, 2008  USA/Africa: Images and Issues
Feb   5, 2008  USA/Africa: Health Budget Falls Short
Aug   1, 2007  USA/Africa: Questioning AFRICOM, 2
Aug   1, 2007  USA/Africa: Questioning AFRICOM, 1
May   7, 2007  USA/Africa: More than Just a Mvule Tree
Jan 16, 2007  USA/Africa: Constructing a Terror Front
Nov 28, 2005  USA/Africa: Global Gag Rule Expands
Sep   6, 2005  USA/Africa: Call for Food Aid Reform
Mar   23 2005  USA/Africa: Cotton Dumping
Feb   1, 2005  USA/Africa: Textile Meltdown?
Oct 26, 2004  USA/Africa: Fair Elections?
Jul 28, 2004  USA/Africa: Oil and Transparency
Jun 10, 2004  USA/Africa: Peacekeeping Repackaged
Apr   5, 2004  USA/Africa: Policy Prospects
Mar 31, 2004  Rwanda/USA: "The System Worked"
Jan   6, 2004  USA/Africa: Health Unilateralism

Recent Bulletins on Continent-Wide Issues

October 7, 2014  Africa: Ebola Perspectives
September 22, 2014  Africa: Climate Action & Economic Growth
September 16, 2014  Africa: Tracing the Oil Money
August 18, 2014  Africa: From Kerosene to Solar
July 14, 2014  Africa: Understanding Organized Crime
July 10, 2014  Africa: Rapid Growth in Mobile Money

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Africa Policy E-Journal (1995-2003)

2003-09-20 USA/Africa: Broken Promises & Betrayals
2003-07-19 USA/Africa: When Mr. President Came Shopping
2003-07-09 USA/Africa: Show Us the Money!
2003-07-07 USA/Africa: Still Waffling on Generics
2003-07-03 USA/Africa: More than a Trip?
2003-06-29 USA/Africa: Trade Wars, 1
2003-06-29 USA/Africa: Trade Wars, 2
2003-03-07 USA/Africa: Anti-War Statements, 1
2003-03-07 USA/Africa: Military Programs
2003-03-07 USA/Africa: Anti-War Statements, 2
2003-01-29 USA/Africa: AIDS Initiative, Famine Update
2003-01-23 USA/Africa: Malign Neglect
2003-01-14 USA/Africa: Trade Meeting, 1
2003-01-14 USA/Africa: Trade Meeting, 2
2002-11-20 USA/Africa: Mobilizing for the Right to Health
2002-10-04 USA/Africa: Questions for Candidates
2002-08-01 USA/Africa: New Data on Murder of Lumumba
2002-07-25 USA/Africa: Anthrax, History and Security
2002-05-13 USA/Africa: Sign-On Letter to Treasury Secretary
2002-01-13 USA/Africa: Organizing on Africa in the USA
2001-10-29 USA/Africa: Economic Policy, 2
2001-10-29 USA/Africa: Economic Policy, 1
2001-10-15 USA: Global Health Fund Alert
2001-07-09 USA/Africa: Urgent Senate Action
2001-06-08 USA: AID Chief Displays Racism, Ignorance
2001-05-10 USA: Action Alert / Failing the Test on Global AIDS
2000-12-13 USA: Color of Election 2000
2000-12-13 USA: Bush and Africa, the Coming Apathy
2000-09-26 USA/Africa: UN Funding
2000-08-22 USA: Nigeria Policy, Letters
2000-08-21 USA: Nigeria Policy, Statement
2000-05-05 USA: Global Infectious Disease Threat
2000-03-23 USA: Summit Documents, 5
2000-03-23 USA: Summit Documents, 4
2000-02-28 USA: Summit Documents, 3
2000-02-27 USA: Summit Documents, 2
2000-02-27 USA: Summit Documents, 1
1999-12-06 USA: Trade and Globalization Opinion
1999-10-16 USA: Africa Trade Bills
1999-07-31 USA: Africa Economy Updates
1999-06-01 USA: Africa Policy On-Line Poll
1999-03-22 USA: Africa Conference, Clinton Speech
1999-03-22 USA: Africa Conference, Amoako Speech
1999-03-07 USA: Africa Trade Documents, 2
1999-03-07 USA: Africa Trade Documents, 1
1999-02-05 USA: Africa Seeds of Hope Act
1998-10-22 USA: Questions for Congress
1998-09-19 USA: Africa Funding
1998-06-11 USA: Changes in Landmine Policy
1998-04-18 USA: Comments after Clinton Trip
1998-03-17 USA: Africa Trade Bill, 2
1998-03-17 USA: Africa Trade Bill, 1
1997-10-27 USA: Letter on Africa Trade
1997-07-09 USA: UN Arrears
1997-06-02 USA: CFR Task Force Statement
1997-04-26 USA: Africa Fund Consultation
1996-10-16 USA: Questions for Candidates, 2
1996-10-16 USA: Questions for Candidates, 1
1996-09-10 USA: African Immigrant on Trial
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