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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

Official Representations of the Nation: Comparing the Postage Stamps of Sudan and Burkina Faso

Published: Feb 28th, 2014

by Michael Kevane Abstract An analysis of the imagery on postage stamps suggests that regimes in Sudan and Burkina Faso have pursued very different strategies in representing the nation. Sudan’s stamps… Read More

Comparative Perspectives on the Rehabilitation of Ex-Slaves and Former Child Soldiers with Special Reference to Sudan

Published: Feb 28th, 2014

by Randall Fegley Abstract Despite the January 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement, reconstruction of southern Sudan remains a daunting task, which limited resources and unlimited suspicions may derail or delay. Among… Read More

A Bridge Between the Global North and Africa? Putin’s Russia and G8 Development Commitments

Published: Feb 28th, 2014

by Pamela A. Jordan Abstract This article investigates the extent to which President Vladimir Putin’s Africa policy was shaped by Russia’s membership in the Group of Eight (G8). Mindful of… Read More

Debunking the Myth of the “Good” Coup d’ État in Africa

Published: Feb 25th, 2014

by Andrew C. Miller Abstract In response to the recent coup in Niger, which ousted the country’s president-turned-strongman Mamadou Tandja, the capital erupted in pro-coup demonstrations. Many commentators and foreign… Read More