I see the world being slowly transformed into a wilderness; I hear the approaching thunder that, one day, will destroy us too. I feel the suffering of millions. And yet, when I look up at the sky, I somehow feel that everything will change for the better, that this cruelty too shall end, that peace and tranquility will return once more.
The just-concluded 21st Nairobi International Book Fair allows us to reflect on the trends in book publishing in Africa. In a way, international book fairs are a microcosm of the state of publishing in the continent. At the Nairobi International Book Fair, many...read more
Part IV continues with the critical reflection on Ferguson’s Global Shadows: Africa in the neoliberal world order Is Africa part of the convergence that is so-called globalism? Although globalization is often presented as one-size fit all jacket that accommodates all...read more
Carol Cohn’s Women and War has challenged me to reflect on the following questions: With all the legislation and resolutions calling for a more participatory role for women in peacebuilding, how come peace negotiation tables or peace processes are dominated by men?...read more
Camaroff, L and Camaroff, J (2000). Millennial Capitalism: First Thoughts on a Second Coming. Durham, Duke University Press. Cooper, F (2014). Africa in the World. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press Mbembe, A (2001). On Postcolony. Los Angeles California:...read more
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