Our Statement on Social Unrest in Africa

In this photo taken FridH, JuneH9, 2020, protesters demanding President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita's resignation take to the streets in the capital Bamako, Mali. Police fired tear gas as tens of thousands took to the streets for the second time this month, underscoring the mounting opposition to Keita, who has led the West African country since 2013 when he took office months after a French-led military operation ousted Islamic extremists from power in the north. (AP Photo/Baba Ahmed)/NAI103/20172242413304/JUNE 19, 2020, PHOTO/2006200847

Dear Friends and Colleagues, We recognize that this is a time of social unrest. In addition to a pandemic, Africa is facing challenges that threaten the lives of millions. In the past weeks, we have followed many stories across the continent, spoken with our members, and watched series of unfortunate events grab the headlines of… Continue reading Our Statement on Social Unrest in Africa