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Workers move iron girders from a crane at the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, near Guba in Ethiopia, on Dec. 26, 2019.

The Ethiopian-Egyptian Water War Has Begun

The conflict between Ethiopia and Egypt over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam has already started. It’s just happening in cyberspace.

A Libyan fireman stands in front of smoke and flames rising from a storage tank at an oil facility in northern Libya's Ras Lanuf region on January 23, 2016, after it was set ablaze earlier in the week following attacks launched by Islamic State jihadists to seize key port terminals.

The West Is Letting Libya Tear Itself Apart

Calling for elections in the absence of stable institutions while competing for diplomatic and economic influence won’t rebuild the country — it will destroy it.

Africa’s Energy Revolution Is Almost Here

Obama's Power Africa initiative just got a huge, bipartisan blessing from Congress. But can it overcome major bureaucratic and financing hurdles to give rural Africa the boost it needs?

The new president of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Akinwumi Adesina delivers a speech on May 28, 2015 in Abidjan following his election at the AfDB annual meetings. AFP PHOTO/ SIA KAMBOU        (Photo credit should read SIA KAMBOU/AFP/Getty Images)

New Head of African Development Bank Wants a Continent He’s Proud to Call Home

Akinwumi Adesina won Thursday's election for the presidency of the African Development Bank. Now he's ready to improve infrastructure, create jobs, and encourage green growth on the continent.

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