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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
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...
Mauritania - the other apartheid?
Report; report; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Diallo, Garba and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet; Uppsala published in 1993
A report on the racial and cultural conflict in Mauritania. The author argues that the black population is being discriminated by the ruling Arab population.
Human rights and homosexuality in Southern Africa
Report; report; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Dunton, Chris; Palmberg, Mai and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet; Uppsala published in 1996
At the 1995 Zimbabwe International Bookfair the organisation of Gays and Lesbians in Zimbabwe was prevented from taking part. This opened up an unprecedented debate in southern Africa, which is conveyed in this report, together with a survey of African views on homosexuality, a global overview on homosexuality and the law, and an address list of human rights organisations and organisations working for gay and lesbian rights. A first-hand report and analysis of the new book fair drama in Harare 1996 is included in the new expanded edition.; 2., exp...
AIDS i Afrika
Collection (editor); book; text, Created By Palmberg, Mai; Nordic Africa Institute and Published By Uppsala published in 1993
Human and peoples' rights in Africa : myths, realities and prospects
Report; report; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Gutto, Shadrack B. O. and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet; Uppsala published in 1991