All articles in 'Book Review'


Great African Society

Hlumelo’s proposed plan of action is visionary, and possibly unprecedented in modern global policy h...

3rd March 2013
The Sacrifice of Africa: A Response

John Schuurman's response to Emmanuel Katongole’s The Sacrifice of Africa Mother Theresa once said,...

22nd May 2012
Red Soil and Roasted Maize - A Book Review

What makes Rasna Wara challenge the “lords of impunity” in UN, the organization she has been working...

9th March 2012
Africans are Useless - Prince Bubacarr Aminata San...

The Gambian filmmaker, actor, indigenous peoples' rights activist and book author, Prince Bubacarr A...

21st October 2011
Geological Resources and Good Governance in Sub-Sa...

The keen researcher will find a treasure trove of information to cite in other similar publications....

6th September 2011
Geological Resources and Good Governance in Sub-Sa...

The keen researcher will find a treasure trove of information to cite in other similar publications

30th August 2011
Development and its Discontents

Donor-driven development process ignores, and even contributes to, the very issues that are at the h...

26th April 2010
Missionaries, Mercenaries and Misfits

Even in the Millennium Village Project of Jeffrey Sachs, there is a strong tendency that the program...

27th July 2009
Books: History’s Worst Decisions on Africa

The brief and easy to read book highlights personalities such as the biblical Adam and Eve for eatin...

19th August 2008
African American Literary Tradition and Toni Morri...

Toni Morrison's writings redefine the notion of white American canonical texts and their idea of Afr...

27th April 2009
Dead Aid or Wrong Approach? Notes on Dambisa Moyo.

Should we now encourage the big donor agencies to make a phone call to African governments - as Moyo...

14th July 2009
Dead Aid or Wrong Approach? Notes on Dambisa Moyo

We have to step out of the narrow framework within which “Dead Aid” is arguing. This framework is gi...

20th July 2009
Agricultural Investment in Eastern Kenya

The authors provide very good recommendations which if implemented can change the region for the bet...

1st August 2006
Agricultural Investment in Eastern Kenya

In order to trigger the engine of productivity among those perceived to be poor, one must ensure tha...

11th July 2006
Africa's Compassionate Vultures

It takes intestinal fortitude to read this book, which would leave anyone genuinely concerned about...

14th February 2006
A Dirty War in West Africa

Sierra Leone, became independent in 1961. From there on her weaknesses dogged her superb strengths,...

7th February 2006
Home grown solutions to Africa’s problem

Reclaiming Africa, a newly published book, offers recommendations on how best to reclaim the contine...

24th May 2005
A Tortuous Road to Peace

The importance of the book is seen through the collection of enlightening and well-researched articl...

20th September 2005
Poverty Reduction Strategy

Africans are tired of suggestions from non-Africans who cannot fathom how a human being can feed on...

2nd August 2005
A review of Africa Unchained

It is possible to turn Africa around. This means empowering the peasants and freeing them to pursue...

28th June 2005
Preparing Africa for the 21st Century

As the 21st century opens up, Africa is increasingly freed from the demonic Cold War game, say the c...

5th July 2005
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