Program & Research Associate, Africa Program


Temi Ibirogba is the Program and Research Associate for the Africa Program at the Center for International Policy. Ms. Ibirogba holds a Master of Science degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in the Theory and History of International Relations. Before attending LSE, she received her Bachelor’s degree in Politics on an International Relations track from Newcastle University.  


Temi holds a senior editorial role at The Republic, a journal of Nigerian and African affairs. The Republic uses creative mediums to discuss the most pressing political, economic and social issues on the continent. She has also worked at InterAction, an international development organization focused on global change through public policy with a large focus on geopolitical and security issues, as well as the Firoz Lalji Research Centre for Africa at LSE.

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Crackdown on civil society in Africa contributing to migrant crisis facing the world. Here’s why


Capsized boats in the Mediterranean that were filled with distressed African families, corpses scattered along the hills of South America’s Darien Gap, and thousands of African refugees now stuck at the U.S.-Mexico border, are all consequences of the crackdown on civil society that is silently sweeping across much of Africa.

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Africa Program

Straight Talk Africa


In this episode of Straight Talk Africa host Shaka Ssali explores the significance of the First Russia-Africa Summit that took place in Sochi on October 23rd and 24th. His guests are Temi Ibirogba, Program and Research Associate of the Africa Program at the Center of International Policy, Richmond Danso, Doctoral Candidate and Teaching Associate at the Department of Political Science of Howard University and James Jonah, Former United Nations Under-Secretary General for Political Affairs.Take a look and let us know what you think.

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CGTN America: Temi Ibirogba on the African migrant crisis to Europe and the Americas


CGTN's Frances Kuo sits down with Temi Ibirogba, a program and research associate for the Africa Program at the Center for International Policy, to discuss the African migrant crisis.

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Africa Program

Pentagon Fears Losing ‘Freedom of Manoeuvre’ in Africa Amid Growing Russian, Chinese Clout - Report


Earlier, US National Security Advisor John Bolton accused Moscow and Beijing of “deliberately and aggressively” attempting to extend their “predatory” influence over the African continent, and said that all US efforts were aimed at “further[ing] US priorities in the region.”

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VOA's Straight Talk Africa


In this episode of Straight Talk Africa host Shaka Ssali looks at political succession on the continent. He is joined by Temi Ibirogba Program Associate for the Africa Program at the Center for International Policy and Musalia Mudavadi, Former Vice President of Kenya and Amani National Congress Party Leader.

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