The CIHA Blog’s commentary on recent news pieces about events in Africa.
NGOs in Africa are not always welcomed with open arms, and when they mix with knowledge-starved celebrities from the Global North, the mixture can be especially toxic. These articles […]
In this piece, Dr. Olufunmilayo Arewa (Law Professor, University of California, Irvine), argues that “borrowing may become appropriation when it reinforces historically exploitative relationships or deprives African countries of opportunities […]
“I voted on April 27, 1994, the second of the four days of voting, and I chose to vote in Natal to show the people of that divided province that there […]
Late last week, The Telegraph published an article by Louise Linton, “How my dream gap year in Africa turned into a nightmare,” where she wrote about her year volunteering […]
Yet another June 16?
A formidable day in the history of a country still grappling with a painful past, a rather uncertain present, but for many a promising future. Commemorated […]
An arial view of the world’s largest refugee camp. Dadaab. https://www.flickr.com/photos/oxfam/6302151099
The refugee crisis is not only happening in Europe, but as most in Africa well know, it is countries […]
For so long developing countries, including African countries, have been told that stronger protection of intellectual property rights is required for economic progress. This hypothesis is rooted […]
The CIHA Blog is starting a new series called “Things People Who Want to Help Africa Should Know,” which we hope students, activists and scholars will use and contribute to. Here […]