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Book | Sep 2014
In the period c. 1880-1940, organized Sufism spread rapidly in the western Indian Ocean. New communities turned to Islam, and Muslim communities ...
Islam, Sufism, East Africa, Indian Ocean, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Madagascar, South Africa, Yemen
News | 30 Jun 2014
- Policy makers and their decisions matter much more than a supposed resource curse, says Ricardo Soares de Oliveira. As East Africa booms with oil, he urges international actors and donors to repoliticise the international reform and financial agenda.
Event | 21 Aug 2006
China has vastly increased its involvement in Africa in the last few years. China is emerging as a major economic and political player on the African continent. What are the implications of the accelerating trade and investment relations, the strong Chinese focus on African oil, the increase in Chinese aid, and the growing Chinese involvement in peacebuilding? Is Chinese aid emerging as an alternative to Western aid?
CMI Working Paper | Jul 2007
Across Africa land rights conflicts are escalating between indigenous and migrant ethnic groups. This paper analyses the communal violence that ...
Ethnic conflicts, Violence, Uganda
Event | 4 Sep 2014
The conferance is organized by the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies at the University of Nottingham Ningbo Campus in China, the University of Westminster´s Africa Media Centre, and Rhodes University´s School of Journalism and Media Studies.
Report in External Series | Feb 2013
South Africa’s planned development aid agency, South African Development Partnership Agency, is expected to be established in 2013. This ...
Development Aid, Emerging Powers, Africa, South Africa, Brazil, China, India
Project | Jan 2009 - Jan 2013
Muslim Devotional Practices is funded by the Research Council of Norway's program Assigning Cultural Values (KULVER). The project explores how ...
Aesthetics, memory, culture, religion, devotion, rituals
Project | Sep - Dec 2012
Muslim Devotional Practices is funded by the Research Council of Norway's program Assigning Cultural Values (KULVER). The project explores ...
Event | 22 May 2015
'We live in “an oligarch’s ideal world”. Western countries barely even pretend to disapprove of kleptocrats any more.’
Project | Jan 2004 - Sep 2005
Women in many West African countries are famous for their numerical dominance and powerful organisations in several branches of the informal ...
Gender relations, informal economy, structural adjustment, Ghana, Uganda, Tanzania, Africa
Project | Jan 2002 - Aug 2005
The principal objective of the project is to provide new knowledge about changing patterns of gender relations in the informal economies of ...
Democracy matters more than ever: Democracy assistance after the entrance of the "Emerging Southern Powers" in sub-Saharan Africa
CMI Brief | Aug 2011
Over the last ten years the new “Emerging Southern Powers” – China, India, Brazil and South Africa – have increased ...
Event | 16 Nov 2011
Hadramawt, in southeastern Yemen, has been a point of departure of emigrants for centuries. How do the emigrants maintain relationships with one another? What are their strategies?
News | 18 Dec 2012
China, India, Brazil and South Africa have become major economic actors and players on the African continent. The role of the West and traditional development aid is rapidly changing. Has the emerging South powers' entry into the African continent changed the name of the game?
When Neighbours become Killers. Land Redistribution, Ethnicity and Communal Violence in Kibaale District, Uganda
Master's Thesis | Jan 2006
The point of departure is a local incident of ethnic violence in Kibaale District in western Uganda. Very few people were killed, yet it received ...
Ethnic groups, Ethnic conflicts, Violence, Africa: Uganda
Journal Article | Jan 2005
The general and widely accepted definition of corruption as 'the abuse of public office for private gain' presupposes a definite separation ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2000
This paper examines the relationships between environment, society and the state in the Gash-Setit region, western Eritrea. Through an examination ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1995
This paper uses as a point of departure the extensive soil erosion problems in the highland area of Western Tanzania. The first part of the ...
Project | Jan 2008 - Dec 2010
A number of studies suggest that the practices of multinational corporations in relation to corporate social responsibility and in other ...
CSR, Angola, China
Project | Nov 2000
The Admin-South Africa project studies the formation and functioning of administrative organisations historically and under the new democratic ...
Africa: South Africa