A webinar at Yale explored how political competitions devolve to destabilizing conflicts in Africa and the peculiar elements that make these trends rampant. It interrogated various conflicts in the region and the nature of interventions that were deployed to address them. It further explored the relevant steps and reforms needed to prevent these conflicts. It also relied on firsthand account of mediators and political leaders in the panel to analyze the place of leadership and altruism in ensuring national stability and healthy democratic competition.
Former President Federal Republic of Nigeria and AU Special Envoy to Ethiopia
Former Prime Minister of Republic of Senegal and member of the Yale African Women’s Leadership Network