Category: Publications

EXPERIENCES OF DEMOCRACY IN AFRICA: REFLECTIONS ON PRACTICES OF COMMUNALIST PALAVER AS A METHOD OF RESOLVING CONTRADICTIONS

This article by Ernest Wamba Dia Wamba originally appeared in Philosophy and Social Action XI (3) 1985, and has been edited for clarity. Discussions about democracy in Africa, the lack of it or the need for it, have become rather fashionable. Radical intellectuals (Marxist or not) are demanding democracy—often understood as a multi-party system, i.e., as a formal political scheme—to...

Handbook of Research on Examining Global Peacemaking in the Digital Age Edited by Bruce L. Cook (Chicago ORT Technical Institute, USA)

  https://www.igi-global.com/book/_/179337     Description Violent behavior has become deeply integrated into modern society and it is an unavoidable aspect of human nature. Examining peacemaking strategies through a critical and academic perspective can assist in resolving violence in societies around the world. The Handbook of Research on Examining Global Peacemaking in the Digital Age is a pivotal reference source for the latest...

They have no faith. They have no Loyalty. They are fearless. Money is their new God. They are the new Rich in Africa. By: Mawuna Remarque KOUTONIN

In 2012 Africa became the fastest growing continent in the world with the highest number of new millionaires. There are now more than 100,000 millionaires in Africa and about 20.000 new millionaires will be added every 3 years. For the first time the new millionaires are not politicians stealing money from public fund, but hard working entrepreneurs and a bunch...

Huge magma reservoir discovered under Yellowstone supervolcano

University of Utah seismologists have discovered a reservoir of hot, partly molten rock 12 to 28 miles beneath the Yellowstone supervolcano that is 4.4 times larger than the shallower, long-known magma chamber. Yellowstone is among the world’s largest supervolcanoes, with frequent earthquakes and Earth’s most vigorous continental geothermal system. What do you know about the Yellowstone supervolcano? The hot rock...

Stereotype Vs Reality in Issue-Based Literature BY STANELY MUSHAVA

Helon Habila liest, P09 (Photo credit: lutzland) Poverty is in the orbit of controversy. A point of order has been raised with respect to the direction contemporary African literature seems to be taking. The presentation of the continent as perpetually conflict-riven and impoverished is eliciting a critical backlash. Dissenters are stepping into the line of fire to protest that Africa’s...

We Stand With Our Sister: Stop the Attacks on Myrlande Liberis-Pavert and the Lavalas Movement

A Statement from Haiti Action Committee On Friday, January 17, it was reported by news agencies that a Haitian judge investigating the assassination of Jean Dominique, a crusading Haitian journalist who was killed in 2000, recommended the indictment of former Senator Myrlande Liberis-Pavert, a founder and former director of the Aristide Foundation for Democracy, along with eight others No legal...