Journal

New Africa Spectrum 3/2019

This issue of the Africa Spectrum offers analyses on topics such as ethnic quotas in foreign non-governmental organisations, the tension between the state and Islamist groups in Zanzibar, and on allocation models in climate aid.

Africa Spectrum Vol. 54, No. 3 (2019)

Research Articles

  • Stef Vandeginste: Ethnic Quotas and Foreign NGOs in Burundi: Shrinking Civic Space Framedas Affirmative Action
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  • Jannis Saalfeld: On the Divergent Trajectories of African Islamism: Explaining Salafi Non-Radicalisation in Zanzibar
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  • Rose Nakayi, Annika Witte: Making Cultural Heritage Claims on Profitable Land: The Case of the Ngassa Wells in Uganda’s Oil Region
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  • Florian Weiler, Franklins A. Sanubi: Development and Climate Aid to Africa: Comparing Aid Allocation Models for Different Aid Flows
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Report

  • Giulia Piccolino, Sabine Franklin: The Unintended Consequences of Risk Assessment Regimes: How Risk Adversity at European Universities Is Affecting African Studies
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Book Reviews

  • Charlotte Heyl: Book review: Electoral Politics in Africa since 1990. Continuity in Change
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  • Roger Southall: Book review: The Struggle of Democratisation against Authoritarianism in Contemporary Africa
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Other News

In brief |

Article by Amrita Narlikar, 26 May 2020 – As COVID19 spreads death and destruction, one may well ask the question: will multilateralism be yet another victim of this global pandemic?

Journal |

More democracy in Myanmar? The current special issue of the Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs focuses on the political developments since the beginning of the democratic transformation process in 2011, offering background analyses on topics such as legislative institutionalisation, party structures, and the persistent violence against minorities.

In brief |

On 4 April 2020 the German minister for development cooperation Gerd Müller raised deep concerns that the coronavirus pandemic might lead to hunger, riots, instability, and civil war, especially in Africa. Only days later, UN secretary-general António Guterres warned of grave consequences such as riots, civil wars, and new forms of terrorism. How likely are such worst-case scenarios?