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Neues 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 Abstract/ PDF

  • Frankline A. Ndi, Simon Batterbury: Land Grabbing and the Axis of Political Conflicts: Insights from Southwest Cameroon Abstract/ PDF

  • Seign-goura Yorbana: Representations of Oil in Chad: A Blessing or a Curse? Abstract/ PDF

Analyses and Reports

  • Christof Hartmann: ECOWAS and the Restoration of Democracy in The Gambia Abstract/ PDF

  • Aghogho Akpome: Late Capitalism, Urbanisation, and Cultures of Economic "Survivalism" in the BBC’s Welcome to Lagos Abstract/ PDF

Book Reviews

  • Ulf Engel: Review: Review: Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni, The Decolonial Mandela: Peace, Justice and the Politics of Life (2016) Abstract/ PDF

  • Heinrich Bergstresser: Review: Roman Loimeier, Islamic Reform in Twentieth-Century Africa (2016) Abstract/ PDF

  • Roger Southall: Review: Dale McKinley, South Africa’s Corporatised Liberation: A Critical Analysis of the ANC in Power (2017) Abstract/ PDF

  • Beatrice Schlee: Review: Rita Kesselring, Bodies of Truth: Law, Memory and Emancipation in Post-Apartheid South Africa (2016) Abstract/ PDF

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