The sudden passing of Pauline Manaka, University of California, Irvine’s research librarian for Anthropology, Sociology, and Gender & Sexuality Studies has saddened those of us at CIHA Blog who knew […]
The CIHA Blog’s commentary on recent news pieces about events in Africa.
The prevailing narrative, where rich country governments say their foreign aid is helping Africa, is “a distraction and misleading”, stated the campaigners for Global Justice Now, a social justice […]
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 […]
In this piece first published in From the Thornveld, University of KwaZulu-Natal scholar Christopher Merrett condemns what he terms as “one of post-apartheid South Africa’s greater scandals” where instead of […]
Droughts and famine in Africa, are often discussed as humanitarian, political and economic issues. While important not to obscure the role of political economy, African policy makers […]