Coping, directed by Ghanaian film maker Edem Dotse, is a short film that looks at issues of mental health from the perspective of the mentally challenged. In this award-winning film, […]
Discussions of how religion and faith intersect with politics, culture, and society in Africa, including the roles of faith-based NGOs in humanitarian work.
By: Professor Gerald West (Ujamaa Centre, University of KwaZulu-Natal)
Following allegations of abuse of their members by some churches, the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, […]
[English translation follows below] Aujourd’hui, nous affichons les remarques du chercheuse féministe de renom, Dr Fatou Sow, du dernier panel plénier de notre conférence de décembre au Sénégal sur le […]
The CIHA Blog’s Senegal conference on Health, Healing, Religion and Gender in Africa prompted important reflections regarding the place of this conference in the work of the Blog, and about […]
By: Clement Sefa-Nyarko, Participatory Development Associates, Accra
Prior to colonial rule in many sub-Saharan African countries, traditional political systems were the primary political authority that enjoyed enormous legitimacy among the […]