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.
Lettre du Prince Kum’a Ndumbe III au Synode Général de l’Eglise Evangélique du Cameroun 2012
A l'occasion du 56è synode de l'Eglise Evangélique du Cameroun du 1er au 3 mars 2012 à Douala, le Prince Kum'a Ndumbe III interpelle dans une lettre les chrétiens, mais aussi les autres croyants pour une réflexion profonde sur les...
Kwame Opoku: Affirmations and Declarations: Review of James Cuno’s Museums Matter
In this article, Kwame Opoku reviews the latest book by James Cuno "Museums Matter - In praise of the Encyclopedic Museum". Cuno, he writes, has clearly and consciously decided not to tackle any of the issues relating to the acquisition,...
50 years later: Fanon's legacy by Nigel C. Gibson
The damnation of the world’s majority that Frantz Fanon spoke about did not end with the withdrawal of formal colonial rule. It continues in the razor wire transit camps, detention zones, rural pauperisation and in shanty towns, writes Nigel C Gibson.
Review of "Juju Factory" by Hans-Christian Mahnke, AfricAvenir, Windhoek, Namibia
“Juju Factory” provides an adroit analysis of issues of immigration and integration. The film brilliantly questions ideas of “authentic” representations of “Africaness,” introducing a complex cinematic language that shows how contemporary African film...
Kwame Opoku: Nok Once More
In this article, columnist Kwame Opoku comments on a recent article by Karl- Ferdinand Schaedler in the catalogue accompanying the recent exhibition AFRIKA AFRIQUE AFRICA in Vienna entitled “Against the Destruction of Art Objects - The Other Side of...|+| read article