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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?
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?
Event | 11 Jan 2007
Professor He Wenping, Director of the African Studies Chinese Academy of Social Sciences is currently visting Norway and presents an overview of the evolving Chinese Africa policy.
Event | 22 Oct 2009
AMREF is an International health development organization based in Africa. The director Dr. Thomas Nzioki Kibua presents the organisation and its work.
Event | 15 Mar 2010
Detained in solitary confinement, tortured, exiled and eventually blown up by a car bomb. From an early age Albie Sachs played a prominent part in the struggle for justice in South Africa.
Event | 26 Apr 2012
"Transnational crime" in West Africa - a game of hubs, nodes and organisation without organisations.
West Africa, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Mali, Liberia
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.
Building Research Capability in Africa: A Review of NORAD's Assistance to Regional Research Organisations
Report in External Series | Jan 1997
This report reviews NORAD's support to a dozen African regional research organisations: the African Academy of Sciences; the African Centre ...
Research, Aid, Africa
What has trust got to do with it? Non-payment of service charges in local authorities in South Africa
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2003
A major financial problem in many municipalities in South Africa is the inadequate collection of service charges due to widespread non-payment. ...
Public finance, Service charges, Trust, Local government, South Africa, Africa: South Africa
Book Review | Jan 2007
The review introduces three volumes that present reflections of African scholars on the role of democracy and democratic movements in creating ...
Democratisation, Africa, state, conflict
From Global Village to Urban Globe. Urbanisation and Poverty in Africa: Implications for Norwegian Aid Policy
CMI Report | Jan 2001
Some 52 per cent of Africa's population are expected to live in towns and cities by 2025. There is generally an unequivocal correlation between ...
Development aid, Poverty, Urbanisation, Africa south of Sahara, Africa
Journal Article | Jun 2011
Concentration of power in the hands of the executive is one of the key challenges to democratic consolidation in Africa. Since the early 1990s, ...
African National Congress, Local Governance, Power-Sharing, Democracy, Opposition, South Africa
Book Chapter | Nov 2017
Africa is a source of large-scale capital flight. The purpose of this paper is to shed light on how banks facilitate capital flight from Africa. ...
Capital flight, money laundering, tax havens, bank sector, Africa
CMI Working Paper | Feb 2008
Since the early 1990s, many countries in Anglophone Africa have established (semi-) autonomous revenue authorities (ARAs), organisationally ...
Taxation, Tax administration, Privatisation, State capacity, Africa, JEL classification: H10, H29, 020, 038
Book | Mar 2010
Why do courts hold political power-holders accountable in some democratic and democratizing countries, but not in others? And, why do ...
Courts, power, political accountability
"No matter how long the winter, spring is sure to follow": The Arab Spring and its effect in sub-Saharan Africa
CMI Brief | Aug 2011
In the spring of 2011, dramatic political changes and events took place in the Arab World. The Arab Spring was comprised of popular uprisings and ...
Sub-Saharan Africa, Malawi
Journal Article | Sep 2011
What are the dominant motives behind China’s increasing financial presence in Africa in recent years? In this article, the authors present ...
Africa, China, FDI, institutions, natural resources, Sudan, Angola, South Africa
Women and the remaking of politics in Southern Africa: Negotiating autonomy, incorporation and representation
Book | Jan 2004
African women have a long history of political involvement. Yet, the fervour with which they participated in anti-colonial struggles and supported ...
Women, Politics, Women's role, Liberation, Africa: South Africa., Southern Africa
CMI Report | Nov 2014
The last decade has witnessed a major economic expansion of China, India, Brazil and South Africa in Africa. This has mainly been driven by ...
peace and security, foreign policy, international relations, development aid, Africa, China, India, Brazil, South Africa
Journal Article | Oct 2015
The Chinese entry into the African continent and the subsequent effect on soft power in global relations are of increasing interest to many ...
Beijing Consensus, , globalization, , imperialism, , neo-colonialism, , partnership of equals, , Washington Consensus, Uganda