The volume includes a number of original articles focusing on important topics in a diverse range of countries on the continent.
These include gender in the Ghanaian elections, the question of reparations in South Africa and their role in transitional justice as well as foreign relations carried out by subnational government in Nigeria. In addition, an article by Benjamin Barton looks at China’s security policy in Africa and another by Godwell Nhamo analyses the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Decision on Agriculture.
For the full line-up of the issue, please see below:
Between transitional justice and politics: Reparations in South Africa
By Maxine Rubin, Aurélien Pradier and Hugo van der Merwe
The evolution of subnational foreign economic relations in Nigeria
By Ohiochheoya Omiunu and Ifeanyichukwu Aniyie
Gender in political parties: Ghana’s 2016 general elections
By Bertha Osei-Hwedie and Kingsley Agomor
Understanding Boko Haram: Terrorism and Insurgency in Africa, by James J Hentz and Hussein Solomon
Reviewed by Omar Mahmood
The Diplomacy of Decolonisation by Alanna O’Malley.
Reviewed by Chris Saunders
Foreign Policy and Leadership in Nigeria: Obasanjo and the Challenge of African Diplomacy, by Steve Itugbu
Reviewed by Victor Adetula