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Jogoo La Shambani Haliwiki Mjini: The Village and the Town in the Mũgithi and One-Man Guitar Performances in Kenya

Published: Sep 4th, 2014

by Maina wa Mũtonya Abstract The 1990s marked an emergence of a relatively new genre in the contours of Kenyan popular culture.  The Mũgithi performance signaled a beginning of new directions,… Read More

Governing Conservation Change from Below

Published: Apr 4th, 2014

A Reaction to “Africa’s Environment: The Final Frontier, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Africa of the Committee on International Relations House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, Second Session, July… Read More

Employment Relationships and Organizing Strategies in the Informal Construction Sector

Published: Apr 3rd, 2014

by Jill Wells and Arthur Jason Abstract The expansion of self-employment, casual labor and outsourcing in the construction sector around the world and the growing involvement of intermediaries has led to an… Read More

Creating Peace in an Armed Society: Karamoja, Uganda, 1996

Published: Mar 28th, 2014

by Michael D. Quam, University of illinois at Springfield Introduction to Karamoja Located in the northeastern part of Uganda, Karamoja is a 27,200 square kilometer area of semi-arid savannah, bush… Read More

Human Rights Abuse in Kenya under Daniel Arap Moi, 1978-2001

Published: Mar 18th, 2014

by Korwa G. Adar and Issac M. Munyae Introduction Jomo Kenyatta, the founding president of Kenya, passed away in August 1978 after fourteen years as head of state. His successor,… Read More

AgroForestry Innovations in Africa: Can They Improve Soil Fertility on Women Farmers’ Fields?

Published: Mar 18th, 2014

by Christina H. Gladwin, Jennifer S. Peterson, and Robert Uttaro Abstract Most observers agree that the verdict is still out for agroforestry innovations known as improved fallows, which may take a… Read More

Delimitation of the Elastic Ilemi Triangle: Pastoral Conflicts and Official Indifference in the Horn of Africa

Published: Mar 13th, 2014

by Nene Mburu Abstract This article observes that although scholars have addressed the problem of the inherited colonial boundaries in Africa, there are lacunae in our knowledge of the complexity… Read More

Taking American Race Relations on the Road…to Africa

Published: Mar 13th, 2014

by Rebecca Gearhart Author’s Note I originally wrote this article in the summer of 2001, after returning from Kenya where I had spent the month of May with eighteen Illinois… Read More

The Persistence of the Commons: Economic Theory and Community Decision-Making on Land Tenure in Voi , Kenya

Published: Feb 28th, 2014

by Ellen M. Bassett Abstract Projects to secure land rights for the urban poor have been implemented in Sub-Saharan Africa for thirty years. A recurrent issue is providing sustainable land… Read More

Securing Reform? Power Sharing and Civil-Security Relations in Kenya and Zimbabwe

Published: Feb 20th, 2014

by Alexander Noyes Abstract While international actors use power sharing to resolve a vast range of conflicts in Africa and view state security reform as critical to achieving durable peace, there… Read More