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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.
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.
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
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...
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.
Talking or fighting? : political evolution in Rwanda and Burundi, 1998-1999
Report; report; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Reyntjens, Filip and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet; Uppsala published in 1999
Just like in 1997, there is a great deal of continuity in the political revolution of Rwanda and Burundi, but its regional impact is felt even more, especially in the case of Rwanda. Although the civil war is still ravaging the country, in Burundi the search for a political solution is moving at a snail's pace, through the dual process of political partnership within the country and the Arusha negotiations. On the other hand, the regime in Rwanda continues to favour the military option, which, moreover, has met with some success ...
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...
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
Ethiopia's road to perestroika : in search of the end of the rainbow?
Report; report; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Baker, Jonathan and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet; Uppsala published in 1990