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.

Victoria Brittain: Political assassination as a strategy against liberation movements

Ruben Um Nyobe

The use of political assassination against liberation movements has changed the course of history in a number of countries in Africa and continues to devastate the Middle East, writes Victoria Brittain. The current power relations between the Third World and... |+| read article

Pambazuka Dossier: Cinquante ans d'«indépendance» et de dépendances

Prince Kum'a Ndumbe III

Pambazuka News vient de publié un dossier sur le thème "Cinquante ans d'indépendance et de dépendances" avec au centre le discours du Prince Kum'a Ndumbe III prononcé lors de la Conférence inaugurale sur les "50 ans des... |+| read article

Neville Alexander: South Africa: An unfinished revolution?

There are few thinking South Africans today who would be prepared to say that they are happy with how things have turned out’ since the fall of apartheid, writes Neville Alexander, ‘Most South Africans, certainly most oppressed and exploited South Africans,... |+| read article

Amady Aly Dieng: L’aide européenne au Sud : des valeurs mais pas de vertus

Les pays du Sud ne peuvent pas se développer en appliquant les politiques libérales préconisées par les institutions financières internationales. En 2008, «Alternatives Sud» avait publié une édition (1) consacrée à ce sujet, montrant par exemple que le «socle... |+| read article

Kwame Opoku: Reflections on the Cairo Conference on Restitution: Encouraging Beginning

Article by Kwame Opoku writing about the Conference on International Cooperation for the Protection and Repatriation of Cultural Heritage, which was held 7-8 April 2010, Cairo, Egypt and which ended with demands for the return of certain cultural artefacts... |+| read article

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