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The Africanized Queen: Metonymic Site of Transformation

Published: Apr 4th, 2014

by Nkiru Nzegwu Introduction Race as a category of classification has an infamous history of injustice and domination. In late nineteenth century Africa, it was deployed in a violent agenda… Read More

Toward Decolonizing African Philosophy and Religion

Published: Apr 4th, 2014

by Kwasi Wiredu I. PARTICULARISTIC STUDIES OF AFRICAN PHILOSOPHIES AS AN AID TO DECOLONIZATION Let me begin by defining what I mean by decolonization in African philosophy. By decolonization, I… Read More

Justice Administration Outside the Ordinary Courts of Law in Mainland Tanzania: The Case of Ward Tribunals in Babati District

Published: Mar 28th, 2014

by Yusufu Q. Lawi, Boston University Introduction Since colonial days, justice administration in what is now mainland Tanzania, has invariably involved arbitral procedures alongside the more court-based litigation process. The… Read More

The Debt Has Not Been Paid, the Accounts Have Not Been Settled

Published: Mar 27th, 2014

by Dudley Thompson First of all, I want to thank the students and those who are responsible for giving me the chance to participate in these “streets of intellect.” Listening… Read More

From Slave Ship to Space Ship: African Between Marginalization and Globalization

Published: Mar 27th, 2014

by Ali Mazrui When we formulated the title “From Slave Ship to Space-Ship”, we did not have Senator John Glenn’s 1998 space odyssey in mind. By coincidence this odyssey was… Read More

Lawgiving and the Administration of Justice in Some African and Other Early States

Published: Mar 27th, 2014

by Henri J. M. Claessen Introduction In this paper I present some aspects of lawgiving and the administration of justice in some early states. To do so I will apply… Read More

Language in Development Research in 21st Century Africa

Published: Mar 25th, 2014

by Kitula King’ei Introduction Africa’s development in the next millennium must be research driven. Only socio-cultural and economic investigation can provide the vital data necessary to arrive at sound, well-informed… Read More

Achieving Human Rights in Africa: The Challenge for the New Millennium

Published: Mar 21st, 2014

by Paul J. Magnarella Introduction Fifty-one years after the United Nations adopted the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights and almost nineteen years after the Organization of African Unity (OAU)… Read More

Transforming Traditional Institutions for Sustainable Natural Resource Management: History, Narratives and Evidence from Zimbabwe’s Communal Areas

Published: Mar 20th, 2014

by Dale Dore Abstract A major question that has emerged from the research and discourse on community-based natural resource management in southern Africa is whether traditional rules comply with generally… Read More

The State and Development in Southern Africa: A Comparative Analysis of Botswana and Mauritius with Angola, Malawi and Zambia

Published: Mar 18th, 2014

by Osei Hwedi Introduction African countries inherited economies that are backward, skewed and underdeveloped as a result of Western colonial rule. Since independence, African states have embarked on the transformation… Read More