In this post, history researcher Dario Willi takes us back to a catalytic moment in the art restitution movement, when the Ghanaian filmmaker Nii Kwate Owoo publicised the innumerable artworks and artefacts languishing in the British Museum, after their removal from source communities in a context of colonial domination.
Foreign direct investment in Africa fell significantly in 2020 due to COVID-19. Independent of the success or failure of the EU’s Global Gateway infrastructure initiative, Africa’s governments can boost the region’s recovery, writes Policy Leader Fellow Umar Kabanda, by improving the conditions for public–private partnerships.
The death of Magufuli and the rise of Suluhu: The significance of Suluhu’s presidency in Tanzania and beyond
On 19 March, two days after the death of President John Pombe Magufuli, Samia Suluhu Hassan was sworn in as Tanzania’s Head of State. STG Fellow Ibrahim Magara reflects on the transition, suggesting it reaffirms the country’s capacity for religious tolerance and the progress attained by women in African politics.