The scientific discourse about Africa has been overwhelmingly owned by the West/North. In fact, discourse ownership has been one of the most efficient instruments of Western/Northern domination in the post-colonial era. This section sets out to contribute to the solidification of an Africa-centred discourse by identifying, collecting and structuring scientific Africa-centred online content.
Le cinéma égyptien à la lumière de la révolution du narguilé
Par Samir Ardjoum, Olivier Barlet, Hassouna Mansouri, publié sur africultures.com. Si la "révolution du jasmin" tunisienne de décembre 2010 - janvier 2011 a clairement été un déclic, les manifestants avides de liberté et de démocratie mais eux aussi...
Kwame Opoku: Now is the Time for Austria to Act on the Restitution of Montezuma's Crown to Mexico
According to information in the Austrian papers Standard, Kurier, and Kronen Zeitung, Austria seems finally willing to return the Montezuma Crown which Mexico has been claiming for decades without any success. (1) It appears the return will be a temporary...
Mahmood Mamdani: The Invention of the Indigène
‘The violence in Congo may seem unintelligible but its roots lie in institutional practices introduced under colonialism, which 50 years of independence have only exacerbated,' writes Mahmood Mamdani. First published by
Kwame Opoku: When will Britain Return Looted Ghanaian Artefacts? A History of British Looting of more than 100 Objects
Article by Kwame Opoku. A recent visit to London, he writes, "reminded me that apart from the British Museum, and the Victoria and Albert Museum many other museums in London and elsewhere in the United Kingdom are still holding onto African cultural...
Interview with Professor Eunice N. Sahle: "Moving Beyond the Language of ‘Help’"
In an interview conducted by Moses März (AfricAvenir) in Berlin, Prof. Eunice N. Sahle speaks about the 'development aid' regime and historical and present injustices in the global system. Moses März: Your lecture in Berlin suggested that its approach...|+| read article