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[image: George W. Bush Institute] [image: In this issue of The Catalyst, we present a wide-ranging set of articles and authors who address tomorrow’s Africa. Our lineup includes contributors who discuss the powerful forces transforming the continent and the realities that stand in Africa’s way, including serious health care challenges, education limitations, and political strife.] The Catalyst | Africa Tomorrow READ THE CATALYST <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir In this issue of The Catalyst , we present a wide-ranging set of articles and authors who address tomorrow’s Africa. Our lineup includes contributors who discuss the powerful forces transforming the continent and the realities that stand in Africa’s way, including serious health care challenges, education limitations, and political strife. If you have not already done so, be sure to subscribe <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir to receive future updates and invitations from The Catalyst. SPEAKING UP: WHY STAYING committed TO AFRICA IS VITAL | A Conversation with President and Mrs. Bush In April, President and Mrs. Bush led their seventh Bush Center delegation to Africa since leaving office. In a Catalyst interview, they spoke about the roots of their shared commitment to Africa, the challenges they see in developing democracy and a strong middle class across the continent, and the reasons they are bullish about Africa’s future. Read full article [image: arrow] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir HOW A TV SHOW CHANGED MUSIC AND AFRICA | A Conversation with Sir Bob Geldof Since 1984, musician and activist Bob Geldof has remained committed to understanding Africa. The rock star has studied Africa’s challenges, advocated for solutions, and literally invested in them. Read about his views on Africa’s untapped potential and his relationships with African advocates from Bono to James Baldwin to George W. Bush. Read full article [image: arrow] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir AFRICA RISING: THE CHANGE THAT SHOULD HAPPEN | A Conversation with Madame Monica Geingos The First Lady of the Republic of Namibia, a business leader and gender advocate, speaks out about the importance of effective leadership and collaboration as the continent looks to the future. Madame Geingos is focused on bridging economic and social divides across her country and the leadership of women. Read full article [image: arrow] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir FIGHTING TERRORISM BY CREATING ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY | An Essay by Jake Harriman The Presidential Leadership Scholar and founder of Nuru International, a social venture to end extreme poverty, explains how he went from fighting extremists in Iraq to bringing opportunity to remote villages in Africa. The key to long-term sustainability, he says, is unlocking the potential of local leaders. Read full article [image: arrow] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir THE NEW LAND OF OPPORTUNITY | An Essay by Nachilala Nkombo ONE’s Interim Africa Executive Director shares her views on Africa’s middle class, the continent’s youth bulge, and the realities presented by famine. Born in Zambia, Nkombo has lived and worked in several African nations. She draws upon these experiences in explaining the emergence of a middle class and the challenges to its growth. Read full article [image: arrow] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir “ The potential for Africa is absolutely enormous. To ignore Africa is to ignore 2050. ” -Sir Bob Geldof [image: George W. Bush Presidential Center] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir 2943 SMU Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75205 T. 214-200-4300 | E. xxx [image: Twitter] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir [image: Instagram] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir [image: Facebook] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir [image: Flickr] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir [image: YouTube] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir Email Preferences <forms.bushcenter.org/page.aspx | Privacy Policy <forms.bushcenter.org/page.aspx | Give Today <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
In this issue of The Catalyst, we present a wide-ranging set of articles and authors who address tomorrow’s Africa. Our lineup includes contributors who discuss the powerful forces transforming the continent and the realities that stand in Africa’s way, including serious health care challenges, education limitations, and political strife.

The Catalyst | Africa Tomorrow

THE CATALYST

In this issue of The Catalyst, we present a wide-ranging set of articles and authors who address tomorrow’s Africa.

Our lineup includes contributors who discuss the powerful forces transforming the continent and the realities that stand in Africa’s way, including serious health care challenges, education limitations, and political strife.

If you have not already done so, be sure to The Catalyst.

SPEAKING UP: WHY STAYING committed TO AFRICA IS VITAL | A Conversation with President and Mrs. Bush

In April, President and Mrs. Bush led their seventh Bush Center delegation to Africa since leaving office. In a Catalyst interview, they spoke about the roots of their shared commitment to Africa, the challenges they see in developing democracy and a strong middle class across the continent, and the reasons they are bullish about Africa’s future.

HOW A TV SHOW CHANGED MUSIC AND AFRICA | A Conversation with Sir Bob Geldof

Since 1984, musician and activist Bob Geldof has remained committed to understanding Africa. The rock star has studied Africa’s challenges, advocated for solutions, and literally invested in them. Read about his views on Africa’s untapped potential and his relationships with African advocates from Bono to James Baldwin to George W. Bush.

AFRICA RISING: THE CHANGE THAT SHOULD HAPPEN | A Conversation with Madame Monica Geingos

The First Lady of the Republic of Namibia, a business leader and gender advocate, speaks out about the importance of effective leadership and collaboration as the continent looks to the future. Madame Geingos is focused on bridging economic and social divides across her country and the leadership of women.

FIGHTING TERRORISM BY CREATING ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY | An Essay by Jake Harriman

The Presidential Leadership Scholar and founder of Nuru International, a social venture to end extreme poverty, explains how he went from fighting extremists in Iraq to bringing opportunity to remote villages in Africa. The key to long-term sustainability, he says, is unlocking the potential of local leaders.

THE NEW LAND OF OPPORTUNITY | An Essay by Nachilala Nkombo

ONE’s Interim Africa Executive Director shares her views on Africa’s middle class, the continent’s youth bulge, and the realities presented by famine. Born in Zambia, Nkombo has lived and worked in several African nations. She draws upon these experiences in explaining the emergence of a middle class and the challenges to its growth.

The potential for Africa is absolutely enormous. To ignore Africa is to ignore 2050.

-Sir Bob Geldof

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