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

Book |

New book on Comparative Area Studies co-edited by GIGA vice president Patrick Köllner

In brief |

The GIGA Institute of Latin American Studies and partners have created a European collaborative research partnership on violence, security, and peace.

Journal |

The journal deals with issues such as the urban poor and electoral politics in Jakarta, territorial disputes in Southeast Asia, political authority in Vietnam, and more.