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Sep 19 2018
According to a new study led by Stanford University researchers, more children die from the incidental causes of armed conflicts in Africa "than by weapons used in those conflicts." It is the first comprehensive examination of the scale of the effects of armed conflicts.  
Jun 4 2018
As we approach the end of the 2017/18 academic year (and my first year as CAS Director!), I wanted to give a brief review of the year’s high points.  First of all, we are delighted to have been able to welcome Professor Gabrielle Hecht this year to the CAS family.  Professor Hecht was appointed...
Feb 6 2018 | SLS Blogs
Cape Town is in its third year of one of the worst doughts in the region's history. The city of nearly 4 million residents is predicted to run out of water in May. What led to the crisis, how will the situation play out, and how might they fix this problem?
Oct 1 2017 | BBC Africa Today
Former John S. Knight Journalism Fellow Dickens Olewe, broadcast journalist for the BBC, launches the Kenya Election Watch podcast: "Everything you need to know about the Kenyan elections."
Jul 28 2017 | The Washington Post
CAS Distinguished Fellow Landry Signé was interviewed by The Washington Post about his new book titled "Innovating Development Strategies in Africa: The Role of International, Regional and National Actors." It looks at international, regional and national drivers that play a role