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New Africa Spectrum 2/2017

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

Africa Spectrum Vol. 52, No. 2 (2017)

Research Articles

  • Peter Hakim Justin, Han van Dik: Land Reform and Conflict in South Sudan: Evidence from Yei River County
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  • Ato Kwamena Onoma: The Making of Dangerous Communities: The “Peul-Fouta” in Ebola-Weary Senegal
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  • Ndidzulafhi Innocent Sinthumule: Resistance against Conservation at the South African Section of Greater Mapungubwe (Trans)frontier
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  • Denis M. Tull, Claudia Simons: The Institutionalisation of Power Revisited: Presidential Term Limits in Africa
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Analyses and Reports

  • Rebecca Schiel, Christopher Faulkner, Jonathan Powell: Mutiny in Côte d’Ivoire
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  • Raymond Adibe, Cyril Chinedu Ike, Celestine Uchechukwu Udeogu: Press Freedom and Nigeria’s Cybercrime Act of 2015: An Assessment
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Book Reviews

  • Roman Loimeier: Review: Insa Nolte, Olukoya Ogen and Rebecca Jones (eds.), Beyond Religious Tolerance: Muslim, Christian and Traditionalist Encounters in an African Town
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  • Kristine Höglund: Review: Anika Becher, Explaining Ethnic and Election Violence: Kenya and Malawi in Comparison (2016)
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Other News

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This issue is concerned with the role of the military as well as of paramilitary groups in Latin America, relaxing term limits in Argentina, anti-government protests and more.

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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.