Journal

New Africa Spectrum 1/2017

The journal covers current issues and events in Africa as well as Africa's role within the international system.

Africa Spectrum Vol. 52, No. 1 (2017)

Research Articles

  • Eric Mutisya Kioko: Conflict Resolution and Crime Surveillance in Kenya: Local Peace Committees and Nyumba Kumi
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  • Frankline A. Ndi, Simon Batterbury: Land Grabbing and the Axis of Political Conflicts: Insights from Southwest Cameroon
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  • Seign-goura Yorbana: Representations of Oil in Chad: A Blessing or a Curse?
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Analyses and Reports

  • Christof Hartmann: ECOWAS and the Restoration of Democracy in The Gambia
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  • Aghogho Akpome: Late Capitalism, Urbanisation, and Cultures of Economic "Survivalism" in the BBC’s Welcome to Lagos
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Book Reviews

  • Ulf Engel: Review: Review: Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni, The Decolonial Mandela: Peace, Justice and the Politics of Life (2016)
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  • Heinrich Bergstresser: Review: Roman Loimeier, Islamic Reform in Twentieth-Century Africa (2016)
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  • Roger Southall: Review: Dale McKinley, South Africa’s Corporatised Liberation: A Critical Analysis of the ANC in Power (2017)
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  • Beatrice Schlee: Review: Rita Kesselring, Bodies of Truth: Law, Memory and Emancipation in Post-Apartheid South Africa (2016)
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Why is China exceeding international banking standards? What role does soft power play in the politics of China? And what motives drive Chinese immigrants to Africa? These and other questions are posed by the authors of this issue.