An online news program that features rappers as anchors has found huge success among youth in West Africa.
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The Open Society Foundations in Africa seek to combat negative perceptions about Africa by working with local actors to support democratic governance, criminal justice reform, natural resource regulation, independent media, and public health reform, with a particular focus on HIV and AIDS.
The following Open Society programs focus on this region.
A year after a summit that was supposed to spark reform, illicit financial flows continue to plague Africa—and lax U.S. financial regulations are partly to blame.
A new law on the administration of justice in Nigeria offers an unprecedented opportunity to address fundamental problems with the pretrial process.
The president’s trip to Kenya this week is a crucial opportunity to declare his support for that country’s embattled civil society organizations.