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Volume 19, Issue 2

SSN: 2152-2448

Table of Contents

Highlights:Traditional Medicine, Anti-Corruption Reforms in Kenya, Lion and Hyaena Abundances

Articles

Traditional Medicine: A Complementary and Accommodating Health Services Delivery System at the Village Level of Tanzania
Matrona Kabyemela | Abstract |  Full Text: PDF (1-16)


Inter-Institutional Trust and Multi-Agency Networks in Anti-Corruption Efforts in Public Administration in Kenya
Gedion Onyango | Abstract |  Full Text: PDF (17-36)


African Lion and Spotted Hyaena Changes in Kruger National Park, South Africa
Sam M. Ferreira and Paul Funston | Abstract |  Full Text: PDF (37-50)


At Issue

African Philosophy and the Lingering Question of Methodology 
Emmanuel Ifeanyi Ani |  Full Text: PDF (51-62)


Book Reviews

Nwando Achebe and Claire Robertson (eds.). 2019. Holding the World Together: African Women in Changing Perspective. Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Press. 384 pp.
Review by  Segun Oshewolo (63-64)


Hanna Appel. 2019. The Licit Life of Capitalism: US Oil in Equatorial Guinea. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. 332 pp.  
Review by Jeremy Rich (64-66)


Mario Azevedo (ed.). 2019. Africana Studies: A Survey of Africa and the African Diaspora (4th edition). Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press. 743 pp.
Review by Roseline Morenike Oshewolo (66-67)


Tsehai Berhane-Selassie (2018). Ethiopian Warriorhood: Defence, Land and Society 1800-1941. Suffolk, UK: James Currey. 309 pp. 
Review by Ebrahim Damtew Alyou (68-69)


Gwyn Campbell. 2019. Africa and the Indian Ocean World from Early Times to Circa 1900. New York: Cambridge University Press. 305 pp.
Review by C. Adyanga Onek (69-70)


Carli Coetzee. 2019. Written Under the Skin: Blood and Intergenerational Memory in South Africa. Suffolk, UK: James Currey/Boydell & Brewer. 176 pp.
Review by Theophilus Okunlola (71-72)


Finn Fuglestad. 2018. Slave Traders by Invitation: West Africa’s Slave Coast in the Precolonial Era. New York: Oxford University Press. 500 pp.
Review by Emmanuel Saboro (72-74)


Michael A. Gomez. 2018. African Dominion: A New History of Empire in Early and Medieval West Africa. Princeton: Princeton University Press. 520 pp.
Review by Evan C. Rothera (74-75)


James S. Guseh and Emmanuel O. Oritsejafor. 2019. Governance and Democracy in Africa: Regional and Continental Perspectives. London: Lexington Books. 130 pp.
Review by Endalcachew Bayeh (75-77)


Mary Harper. 2019. Everything You Have Told Me Is True: The Many Faces of Al Shabaab. London: Hurst and Co. Publishers. 250 pp.
Review by Viktor Marsai (77-79)


Jessica Johnson and George Hamandishe Karekwaivanane (eds.). 2018. Pursuing Justice in Africa: Competing Imaginaries and Contested Practices. Athens: Ohio University Press. 342 pp.
Review by Susan Ziki (79-80)


Kwasi Konadu. 2019. Our Own Way in this Part of the World: Biography of an African Community, Culture, and Nation. Durham: Duke University Press. 313 pp.
Review by Benedikt Pontzen (80-81)


‘BioDun J. Ogundayo and Julius O.Adekunle (eds.). 2019. African Sacred Spaces: Culture, History and Change. New York: Lexington Books. 261 pp.
Review by Babatunde A. Adedibu (82-83)


Francis Onditi, Gilad Ben-nun, Christina D’Alessandro, and Zach Levey (eds). 2019. Contemporary Africa and the Foreseeable World Order. Lanham, MD: Rowan and Littlefield Publishing Group. 436 pp.
Review by by Michael Holmes (83-85)


Elisha P. Renne. 2018. Veils, Turbans, and Islamic Reform in Northern Nigeria. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press. 251 pp.
Review by Dauda Abubakar (85-87)


Stephen Smith. 2019. The Scramble for Europe: Young Africa on its Way to the Old Continent. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press. 197 pp.
Review by Olubukola S. Adesina (87-88)


Funmi Soetan and Bola Akanji (eds.). 2019. Through the Gender Lens: A Century of Social and Political Development in Nigeria. London: Lexington Books. 360 pp. 
Review by Patrick Chukwudike Okpalaeke (88-90)


Heather D. Switzer. 2018. When the Light is Fire: Maasai Schoolgirls in Contemporary Kenya. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press. 248 pp. 
Review by Amber M. Neal and Janie R. Copple (90-91)


Rudolph T. Ware III, Zachary V. Wright, and Amir Syed. 2018. Jihad of the Pen: The Sufi Literature of West Africa. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press. 316 pp.
Review by U. Chinedu Amaefula (92-94)


Jan Zahorik. 2019. Inequalities and Conflicts in Modern and Contemporary African History: A Comparative Perspective. New York and London: Lexington Books. 159 pp. 
Review by Passmore Chishaka (94-95)