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Issue 1

ISSN: 215-2448

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Highlights: Yoruba Religion and Spirituality, Decentralization, Local Governance and Democratization in Southern Africa, African Cinema, Interviews with Filmmaker Salem Mekuria and Film Critic Sheila Petty


Olodumare: God In Yoruba Belief And The Theistic Problem of Evil
John A. I. Bewaji  |  Excerpt  |  PDF (1-17)

Decentralization, Local Governance and The Democratic Transition in Southern Africa: A Comparative Analysis
James S. Wunsch  |  Excerpt  |  PDF (19-45)

At Issue: Reflections on African Cinema

African Cinema In The Nineties
Mbye Cham  |  Excerpt  |  PDF (47-51)

Contemporary African Film at the 13th Annual Carter Lectures on Africa: Interviews with Filmmaker Salem Mekuria and Film Critic Sheila Petty
Rebecca Gearhart  |  HTML  |  PDF (53-58)

Book Reviews

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Development for Health: Selected ARTICLES from Development in Practice. Deborah Eade, ed. Published by Oxfam Publications (UK and Ireland), and Humanities Press International, 1997.
Baffour Takyi  |  PDF (59-61)

Encyclopedia of Pre-colonial Africa: Archeology, History, Languages, Culture, and Environments. Joseph O. Vogel, ed. Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press, A Division of Sage Publication, 1997. 
Jon Unruh  |  PDF (61-62)

Sol Plaatje: Selected Writings. Brian Willan, ed. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 1997.
R. Hunt Davis  |  PDF (62-65)

Physicians, Colonial Racism, and Diaspora in West Africa. Adell Patton, Jr. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1996.
J.F. Ade Ajayi  |  PDF (65-66)

Picturing Bushmen: The Denver African Expedition of 1925. Robert J. Gordon. Athens OH, Ohio University Press, 1997.
Cathy Skidmore-Hess  |  PDF (66-68)

Transculturation and Resistance in Lusophone African Narrative. Phyllis Peres. Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 1997. 
Mario Azevedo  |  PDF (68-69)