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2015
Taylor & Francis Group

Recently, Uganda has made international headlines for the controversial Anti-homosexuality Bill and for a set of tight measures that have limited the freedom of sexual minorities. This article argues that Uganda's growth of Pentecostal-charismatic churches (PCCs) is playing a major role in influencing and defining the Ugandan public sphere, including (but not limit...

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2011
Institute for Security Studies(ISS)

Mentions that Nigeria will hold what promises to be yet another problematic presidential election in 2011 and reports that the country is still plagued by huge political and economic challenges. The abrupt termination of the power-sharing arrangement between the Muslim north and Christian south will almost certainly lead to electoral violence and possibly a country...

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2023
Taylor & Francis Group

Struggle songs have continued to pulsate in South Africa after the advent of democracy in 1994. This article explores how ideas about the history of the liberation struggle are mobilised through the performance of such songs and given meaning in the present. Two case studies are presented: then ANC Youth League President Julius Malema's utilisation of the 'Dubula i...

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2016
Cambridge University Press

La plus grande oasis du Tchad, Faya-Largeau, semble présenter un tableau classique des études sahariennes en matière de relations de travail et de hiérarchies entre groupes statutaires. Les officiers coloniaux y décrivaient la présence de « suzerains » nomades qui exploitaient leurs « serfs » sédentaires supposés descendants d'esclaves. Aujourd'hui, les statuts des...

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2010
Oxford University Press (OUP)

The temporary suspension of diamond exports in Ghana in 2006 and 2007 is arguably the most significant move to address mounting criticisms of the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS), an international initiative aimed at stemming the flow of rough diamonds used to finance wars. The ban, which took effect in November 2006, was much praised, particularly in ...

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2015
Taylor & Francis Group

This article looks at contemporary activism in Crossroads, South Africa - a famous symbol of women's defiance as one of the longest-surviving squatter camps under apartheid. In 1998 the Women's Power Group staged a four-month sit-in at City Council offices, demanding accountability for undelivered housing and public services. This was one of the first and most prol...

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