Post Tagged with: "Africa"

The Single African Passport – Curb the Enthusiasm, Challenges Abound

The Single African Passport – Curb the Enthusiasm, Challenges Abound

The concept of continental integration under the African Union with a single African passport comes with some merits and some challenges.

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Review – International Responses to Mass Atrocities in Africa

Insightful case studies that support the authors’ concept of R2P³ make this book an indispensable read not only for academics, but everyone who deals with R2P.

China: New Steps Forward in Africa

China: New Steps Forward in Africa

By understanding China’s approach as pragmatic, not altruistic, those working with China can come out with economic gains.

Review – Will Africa Feed China?

Review – Will Africa Feed China?

Drawing on a range of case studies, Brautigam delves into different aspects of China’s agricultural presence in Africa while also opening up avenues for further research.

Walking the Reflexive Talk

Walking the Reflexive Talk

Semi-directive interviews are an innovative methodology that could apprehend the subjective and objective conditions of reflexivity understood as a social practice.

Linking Instrumentalist and Primordialist Theories of Ethnic Conflict

Linking Instrumentalist and Primordialist Theories of Ethnic Conflict

Extant explanations of ethnic conflict typically fall under two fundamental theories. Neither can independently explain ethnic conflicts satisfactorily.

When Partnership Creates the Magic to save Lives

When Partnership Creates the Magic to save Lives

Many of the health challenges that confront humanity transcend national borders, and require all countries to work together for the global public good.

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Review – Eurafrica: The Untold History of European Integration and Colonialism

Although a bit light on analysis, Hansen and Jonsson succeed in showing perceptively how European integration and colonialism in Africa are related.

Is Natural Resource-Based Development Still Realistic for Africa?

Is Natural Resource-Based Development Still Realistic for Africa?

In a world of low oil prices, local content can make petro-development more realistic for African oil and gas producers, not less.

Review – Boko Haram

Review – Boko Haram

This well-informed book explains the colonial legacy that shaped Boko Haram’s historical rise, what divides North and South Nigeria and Boko Haram’s impact on Africa.

Why The African Union Should Be Dismantled And Buried With Gaddafi

Why The African Union Should Be Dismantled And Buried With Gaddafi

Sub-Saharan Africa should be allowed to reconstitute itself into a self-sustaining, organically integrated Unifederation that can address its predicament.

Postcard from Copenhagen: On Experts, Expert Opinion and Expertise

Postcard from Copenhagen: On Experts, Expert Opinion and Expertise

Expert opinion has been drawn upon to shape public opinion on all manner of issues; yet there are some important questions to raise about what passes for expertise.

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