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Africa in the Colonial Ages of Empire

Africa in the Colonial Ages of Empire

Words like “colonialism” and “empire” were once frowned upon in the U.S. and other Western mainstream media as worn-out left-wing rhetoric that didn’t fit reality. Not anymore! Tatah Mentan observes that a growing chorus of right-wing ideologues, with close ties to the Western administrations’ war-making hawks in NATO, are encouraging Washington and the rest of Europe to take pride in the expansion of their power over people and nations around the globe.

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The Lie Of The Land

The Lie Of The Land

Jasper Utley constructs a novel with a universal, African implications. The work is set in Namibia with Germans, Brits, Boars, and the Dutch (among others) battling for dominion over the land.

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Visual Arts in Cameroon

Visual Arts in Cameroon

"I have to confess thatbefore reading this, Icould only name three Cameroonian artists: Azante Spee, Angu Walters andNapoleon Bongaman. But thanks to this timelyedition, I've been introducedto others; such as Koko Komegne, Pascal Kenfack and GoddyLeye. But let me begin my review, with the one that attracted me the most."

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Thinking, researching and writing Africa

Thinking, researching and writing Africa

In this piece published by The Conversation Francis Nyamnjoh examines why Amos Tutuola’s work could inspire those at universities across Africa who want the decolonisation and transformation of higher education:

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