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RDL 165: Gunner (Liz), Radio Soundings: South Africa and the Black Modern Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2019, 224 pages

En 1941, trois minutes d’actualités en zoulou inaugurent un créneau radiophonique régulier dans cette langue au sein d’une antenne de la radio nationale sud-africaine (la...

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N°165 – Patrimoines africains : Les performances politiques des objets

Comment les chefs d’État africains, les grands commis de l’État ou les militants politiques ont-ils envisagé le rôle politique du patrimoine en Afrique et dans...

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Annigje van Djik, Roger Zerbo, “Between Drugs and Society: Moral Experiences and Drug Addiction in Ouagadougou” in Politique africaine Volume 163, Issue 3, July 2021, pages 45 to 60

This article engages with the local moral worlds and the reported experiences of people addicted to heroin and/or cocaine in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina...

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Gernot Klantschnig, Ini Dele-Adedeji, “Opioid of the People : The Moral Economy of Tramadol in Lagos” in Politique africaine Volume 163, Issue 3, July 2021, pages 85 to 105

This article provides an in-depth examination of the illicit tramadol market in Lagos. It draws on interviews with tramadol regulators and traders to explore the...

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Emery M. Kalema, “The Mulele “Rebellion”: Bodily Pain and the Politics of Death (Democratic Republic of the Congo, 1963-1968) in Politique africaine Volume 163, Issue 3, July 2021, pages 145 to 172

This article discusses the various acts of “giving death” during the Mulele rebellion (1963–1968), the pain and suffering these actions caused, and the politics underpinning...

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Introduction to the issue – Benjamin Chemouni, Translated and edited by Cadenza Academic Translations, “The debated research on the Rwandan state” in Politique africaine Volume 160, Issue 4, October 2020, pages 7 to 34

The vast majority of French-language academic works on Rwanda focuses on the genocide and the historical, memory, judicial, and diplomatic issues linked to it.  English-language...

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Guillaume Nicaise, Translated by Judy Albrecht, “The evolution of petty corruption on Kigali’s streeets” in Politique africaine Volume 160, Issue 4, October 2020, pages 87 to 112

This research demonstrates that Rwanda’s fight against corruption in the road transport sector conversely serves to increase the informal privatisation of the management of the...

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Hugh Lamarque, “Policing small communities : Rwandan law enforcement and the co-production of security” in Politique africaine, Volume 160, Issue 4, October 2020, pages 113 to 138

This article investigates the community policing mechanisms that work to keep Rwandan neighborhoods safe. While they rely to a significant degree on local, ostensibly voluntary...

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Lucie Revilla, Translated by Hancock Hutton, “Kayzan in the neighbourhood : party milieu and trajectories of distinction in marginalized neighbourhoods in Greater Karthoum” in Politique africaine Volume 158, Issue 2, April 2010, pages 33 to 55

Analysis of the social anchoring of the National Congress Party (NCP) in the working-class neighbourhoods of Greater Khartoum reveals the multiple registers of party affiliation...

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Khadidja Medani, Translated by Hancock Hutton, “Is the Subsaharan Al-Azhar on the path to resilience ? The International University of Africa and the fall of Omar al-Bashir” in Politique africaine Volume 158, Issue 2, April 2010, pages 81 to 100

The International University of Africa is an Islamic university founded in Khartoum for the purpose of educating foreign students. Although officially a transnational, independent institution,...

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Philippe Gout, Translated by Hancock Hutton “The tribulations of international criminal law : A chronicle of the legal proceedings targeting the former Sudanese president” in Politique africaine Voulume 158, Issue 2, April 2020, pages 101 to 122

The ousting of former Sudanese president al-Bashir in April 2019 met with enthusiastic reactions from the academic community and international commentators, not least because it...
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