Articles by Keyword: Colonialism

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  1. Wearing the T-shirt: an exploration of the ideological underpinnings of visual representations of the African body with HIV or AIDS

    Wearing the T-shirt: an exploration of the ideological underpinnings of visual representations of the African body with HIV or AIDS

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The article takes a hermeneutic approach to exploring a selection of visual representations of the African body in relation to the issue of HIV and AIDS in Africa. In particular, it argues that the trope of 'deficiency' ('lack'), wherein Africa...
  2. Europe's long history of extracting African renewable energy: Contexts for African scientists, technologists, innovators and policy-makers

    Europe's long history of extracting African renewable energy: Contexts for African scientists, technologists, innovators and policy-makers

    Having failed to identify local energy supplies compliant with Kyoto Protocol obligations, the EU turned to Africa in the 21st C. According to definition, the term ‘renewable energy’ source equally describes slaves, forests and rivers. Environmental history analysis demonstrates the...
  3. Why <em>Africa Journal of Management</em> and Why Now?

    Why <em>Africa Journal of Management</em> and Why Now?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Africa Journal of Management
    In this article, we provide the background as well as the rationale for the decision to establish the Africa Journal of Management. We begin by telling the story of the genesis of AFAM and its aspirational mission. Next, we discuss...
  4. Aspects of tourism in Kenya

    Aspects of tourism in Kenya

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    Tourism in Kenya dates back to the colonial era. Tourists have invented a map of Kenya that comprises mainly the Rift Valley and the Indian Ocean coast; and they divide the population into ‘noble’ pastoralists and less noble agriculturalists and...
  5. Good or bad, my heritage: customary legal practices and the liberal constitution of postcolonial states

    Good or bad, my heritage: customary legal practices and the liberal constitution of postcolonial states

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    The post-colonial constitutions of Namibia (1990) and of South Africa (1996) in principle allow for ‘indigenous’ or ‘customary’ law within the framework set by constitutional law. Developments in recent years, in particular in the course of debates surrounding the reform...
  6. Hostile Witnesses and Queer Life in Kenyan Prison Writing

    Hostile Witnesses and Queer Life in Kenyan Prison Writing

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Eastern African Literary and Cultural Studies
    This article explores three Kenyan political prison narratives, J. M. Kariuki's Mau Mau Detainee (1963), Ngugi wa Thiong'o’s Detained: A Writer's Prison Diary (1981), and Maina wa Kĩnyatti's Kenya: A Prison Notebook (2009), as archives of anxious disputes over alternative...
  7. Sex in troubled times: moral panic, polyamory and freedom in north-west Namibia

    Sex in troubled times: moral panic, polyamory and freedom in north-west Namibia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    In Namibia, early missionaries among the Herero were intrigued by the important role of the matriclan, as it did not fit their ideals of a pastoral society. Despite their obsession with female sexuality, metonymically expressed in concerns over political organisation...
  8. Before Colonialism: Oral and Written Textualities in the Polyglotic Zone of the Horn of Africa: The Case of Tigrinya

    Before Colonialism: Oral and Written Textualities in the Polyglotic Zone of the Horn of Africa: The Case of Tigrinya

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Eastern African Literary and Cultural Studies
    In recent postcolonial literary and cultural studies, there has been renewed interest in the history and vitality of African-language textualities of the pre-colonial era. This article explores new terrain, surveying and shedding light on some of the significant texts and...