Are Africa’s ‘men of God’ preserving injustices against women?
In this post first published on The Conversation, CIHA Blog Co-Editor, Dr. Akosua Adomako Ampofo contributes to an ongoing CIHA Blog conversation about the power and authoritative role of churches […]
In the News: Problematizing Famine in Africa
This Blog has been discussing ongoing issues underlying the widespread famine in East and West Africa. Yaa Ampofo recently highlighted the importance of strengthening the state of African climate […]
Book Review: NGOs and Social Justice in South Africa and Beyond
By Nozipho Dlodlo, PhD Candidate, University of KwaZulu-Natal
The book ‘NGOs and Social Justice in South Africa and Beyond: Thinking Africa Series’ (UKZN Press 2017) edited by Sally Matthews, emerged […]
“The Upright Revolution: Or Why Humans Walk Upright” by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o
The latest University of California – Irvine Spring 2017 Magazine features our friend and colleague, Professor Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o’s beautiful fictional story about why humans walk upright.
In the story, the human limbs […]
Facing the paradox: Which culture do I represent?
By Albert Billy Bangirana, University of KwaZulu-Natal
Africans and indeed many other peoples across the globe are known for their rich cultural heritage. Contemporary discourses in cultural studies have engaged with […]
The Pastor as Sexual Object
By EBENEZER OBADARE
In this post first published on the Contending Modernities blog, Dr. Ebenezer Obadare discusses his research entitled “The African Charismatic Revolution: […]
Partner Update: Ujamaa Centre April 2017 Newsletter
“What is the “Good News” for the poor today? The dominant culture of entitlement, cronyism, nepotism and kleptocracy is entrenched in our political discourse. The people’s urgency and mass mobilization […]
In the News: Yahoo Mismanaged Millions Set Aside for Humanitarian Aid
By Angela Okune
A decade ago US internet company Yahoo agreed to set up a $17.3 million “Yahoo Human Rights Trust” as part of the settlement that followed intense Congressional scrutiny […]
Biafra: humanitarianism in the house of France’s neo-colonial Empire
By Cilas Kemedjio
As part of our on-going series commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Biafra/Nigerian War, in a provocative piece by CIHA Blog co-editor, Cilas Kemedjio asks: “What if […]
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