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The last AfricaFocus Bulletin in this format was published on January 23, 2023.
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January 23, 2023  Update from Editor on Future Plans
    When President Barack Obama hosted his US-Africa Summit in August 2014, my roundups in AfricaFocus Bulletin featured critical analysis of the likely outcome and the issues that were likely to be ignored, as well as alternate viewpoints by civil society groups.

November 15, 2022  Africa/Global: "Daughter of Africa" Steps Up to Lead on Global Crises
    At the climate summit in Egypt last week, President Biden pledged that the United States would take the lead on the climate crisis. But his speech was eclipsed the same day by a powerful call to action by Prime Minister Mia Mottley of Barbados.

October 25, 2022  Africa/Global: Remembering Valeriano Ferrão and Charles Sherrod
    Valeriano Ferrão died in Maputo, Mozambique, on October 2, 2022, at the age of 83. Charles Sherrod died in Albany, Georgia, on October 11, 2022, at the age of 85. As far as I know, the two had never met. And they were very different people. But for me, they epitomize the shared values of solidarity and integrity that were central to the movements they represented.

October 10, 2022  AfricaFocus 3.0: Not ´A Nation of Immigrants´
    Coming in 2023: AfricaFocus 3.0

July 20, 2022  Africa/Global: Oligarchs of All Nations
    "Biden Concedes Defeat on Climate Bill as Manchin and Inflation Upend Agenda" - New York Times, July 16, 2022

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June 9, 2022  
    Africa/Global: Ukraine, Africa, and Our Planet
May 11, 2022  
    Africa/Global: Debt, IFFs, and Inequality in Africa
April 21, 2022  
    Africa/Global: Climate Put on Back Burner by War
March 25, 2022  
    Africa/Global: Updates from AfricaFocus
January 19, 2022  
    USA/Africa: Bronx Fire Devastates Gambian Community
December 23, 2021  
    USA/Africa: Pandora Papers Keep Giving
November 23, 2021  
    Africa/Global: From Climate Denial to Deceit and Delay
November 2, 2021  
    Africa/Global: The Heat is On! Time to Act!
October 15 , 2021  
    Africa/Global: Hardly a Dent in #VaccineApartheid
August 26, 2021  
    Mozambique/Global: “Most Egregious Corruption Case of the 21st Century”
July 27, 2021  
    USA/Global: Let Cuba Live!
July 27, 2021  
    USA/Africa: Building Back Better? Or Not?
June 14, 2021  
    USA/Global: Bad Days for Big Oil (except in the GOP)
May 31, 2021  
    Mozambique/Global: Fossil Fuels, Debt, and Corruption
May 31, 2021  
    Mozambique/Global: War, Intervention, and Solidarity
May 17, 2021  
    Africa/Global: Decolonizing Medical Technology
May   3, 2021  
    Africa/Global: African-Language Literature in Global Scholarship
April 19, 2021  
    Confronting Global Apartheid Demands Global Solidarity
April 6, 2021  
    Africa/Global: People's Vaccine vs. Vaccine Apartheid
March 22, 2021  
    Sahel: Questioning Counterterrorism?
March 8, 2021  
    USA/Global: Taxing the Tech Giants
February 22, 2021  
    Africa/Global: The Inequality Virus

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