Sub-Saharan Africa

Forty-nine countries make up Sub-Saharan Africa, which comprises most of the African continent.

In such a large and diverse region, economic and political powers like Nigeria and South Africa stand out even as violence-ridden states like South Sudan and Congo challenge the vision of Africa as a land of rising opportunity and growth.

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Innovating U.S. Aid: Helping Countries Help Themselves
Why Presidents Bush and Obama Should Unite to Protect PEPFAR

Marie Kagaju Laugharn

Board Member, The Ihangane Project

Grant T. Harris

CEO, Harris Africa Partners

Aurelie Ngo Mambongo

Economist & International Development Practitioner

Rachael Poplovitch


Kathi Lynn Austin

Executive Director, Conflict Awareness Project

Peter Laugharn

President, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
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