Journal

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

Award |

GIGA Doctoral Programme graduate Dr. Felix Haaß has been awarded two junior-researcher prizes for his dissertation on the impact of development projects on the emergence of democratic institutions.

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This issue covers topics such as the state of African middle classes, the Ghanaian elections of 2016, the rural exodus in the border region between Cameroon and Nigeria, and more.

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As a consequence of its strong economic growth, China is increasing its international investments and its influence in other parts of the world. From the perspective of political ecology, the current issue of the Journal of Current Chinese Affairs examines the impact of Chinese investments in natural resources and hydropower on regions rich in resources, such as Africa and Asia.