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The radical motherhood : Namibian women's independence struggle
Report; report; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Soiri, Iina and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet; Uppsala published in 1996
The study analyses why and how the Ovambo women in northern Namibia participated in the struggle which led to the independent Namibia. The study also examines the changes in women's lives caused by the arrival of Christianity, colonialism, the cash economy and modern values.
Can national dialogue break the power of terror in Burundi? : report on the impact of the international conference National Dialogue held in Bujumbura on May 15-18 [1994] on Burundian efforts to restore democratic process in the country
Conference proceedings (editor); conferenceObject; text, Created By Červenka, Zdenek; Legum, Colin; Nordic Africa Institute and Published By Uppsala published in 1994
A report on the impact of the international conference "National Dialogue" held in Bujumbura in May 1994 on Burundian efforts to restore democratic process in the country.
Global restructuring and land rights in Ghana : forest food chains, timber and rural livelihoods
Report; report; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Amanor, Kojo Sebastian and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet; Uppsala published in 1999
The report highlights the long history of commodification of land and labour in Ghana, linked to speculative activites and more recently to the activities of international capital, agribusiness, international agricultural centres and agencies of the state. It makes the case for a new land, agrarian and natural resource regime that prioritises domestic economic needs to provide security of livelihood to the generality of the people.
Being and becoming Oromo : historical and anthropological enquiries
Collection (editor); book; text, Created By Hultin, Jan; Triulzi, Alessandro; Baxter, Paul Trevor William; Nordic Africa Institute and Published By Uppsala published in 1996
The Oromo are one of the most numerous peoples of Africa but general recognition of their distinctive culture and identity is comparatively recent. These essays, through an examination of the Oromo experience, seek to explain why recognition took so long and to analyse some aspects of the Oromo culture.; CONTENTS: Introduction / P.T.W. Baxter, Jan Hultin and Alessandro Triulzi -- Hawani´s story / Hawani Debella & Aneesa Kassam -- The Development of Oromo Political Consciousness from 1958 to 1994 / Herbert S. Lewis -- The Survival and ...
The migration experience in Africa
Collection (editor); book; text, Created By Baker, Jonathan; Aina, Tade Akin; Nordic Africa Institute and Published By Uppsala published in 1995
In this book different authors investigates the range of the migration experience in Africa. Because of the variety and complexity of the reasons which surround and underpin why African populations are so mobile, this volume adopts an eclectic approach which illustrates the diversity of theoretical positions, as well as methodological and analytical trends. Examples of the great breadth and richness of empirical insights into human migrations in the contemporary african context are also given.; CONTENTS: Introduction / Tade Akin Aina & Jonathan Baker -- PART&...
Algeria : from mass rebellion in October 1988 to workers' social protest
Report; report; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Chikhi, Said and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet; Uppsala published in 1991
The civil war in Somalia : its genesis and dynamics
Report; report; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Bongartz, Maria and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet; Uppsala published in 1991
African culture for Nordic people
Book; book; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Palmberg, Mai and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Cultural Images and Expressions; Uppsala, Sweden published in 1997
National identity and democracy in Africa
Conference proceedings (editor); conferenceObject; text, Created By Palmberg, Mai; Nordic Africa Institute and Published By Uppsala published in 1999
"This is not a contribution to nation-building. I hope it helps disrupt nation-building". These words by film-maker Zackie Ahmat gave a kick-start to the discussions at the international conference on "National Identity and Democracy" held at the University of the Western Cape 14-18 March 1997, and they also introduce the theme for the book with some of the best contributions to the conference. Ahmat's understanding of "nation-building" was the kind of cultural homogenisation ordered from above which has been the rule in many parts o...
From Zaire to the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Report; report; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Nzongola-Ntalaja, Georges and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet; Uppsala published in 1998
This paper examines the political and social situation in the DRC since May 1997, together with the prospects for a successful political and social transition. Consistent with the deepest aspirations of the Congolese population, such a transition will succeed if it involves an irreversible development towards multiparty democracy and the full utilisation of the country’s immense resources for economic and social development. In other words, a successful transition is one in which basic freedoms and liberties will be guaranteed through democratic governance and the ru...