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Current History. 2019; 118808181–187 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.808.181
Published: 01 May 2019
...Michael Woldemariam [T]urning the page on decades of conflict and underdevelopment in the Horn of Africa will require … democratization and the institutionalization of transparent, accountable governance. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of...
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Current History. 2019; 118808188–193 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.808.188
Published: 01 May 2019
... Agreement AfCFTA Africa free trade integration globalization African Union economic development borders informal economy 188 Ideally, the free movement of goods and services should coexist with the free movement of people. Pan-African Aspirations Drive a New Free Trade Pact CHRISTOPHER...
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Current History. 2018; 117799201 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.799.201
Published: 01 May 2018
... Map © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Map Africa SO M AL IA M AD AG AS CA R Ouagadougou DEM. REP. OF CONGO Antananarivo Addis Ababa Mogadishu Nairobi Kampala Djibouti Asmara Dar es Salaam Dodoma Kigali Bujumbura DJIBOUTI...
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Current History. 2018; 117799175–180 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.799.175
Published: 01 May 2018
... California Nicole Hirt Africa North Africa Horn Africa migration human trafficking refugees Libya Sudan Eritrea Ethiopia European Union Spain Italy Israel authoritarian rulers Muammar el-Qaddafi Omar al-Bashir 175 In the long run, a policy whose main focus is on improving so...
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Current History. 2018; 117799181–186 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.799.181
Published: 01 May 2018
...Gina Ziervogel Adaptation is only going to get more challenging as changes in the climate intensify, combining with the effects of rapid urbanization and the persistently high levels of poverty and inequality in Africa. © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the...
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Current History. 2018; 117799163–168 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.799.163
Published: 01 May 2018
... Sara Rich Dorman Africa Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa Robert Mugabe liberation war Zimbabwe African National Union ZANU Morgan Tsvangirai military coup authoritarian rule land independence 163 In 1980, Robert Mugabe and his Zimbabwe Af-rican National Union (ZANU) party came to...
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Current History. 2018; 117799169–174 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.799.169
Published: 01 May 2018
... colonial legacies legal system education policy Eric Anchimbe Africa Cameroon language conflict France Britain colonialism postcolonial ethnic rivalry Anglophone Problem 169 [T]he intertwined nature of language, politics, and identity permeates the nation, its institutions, and the...
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Current History. 2017; 116790163–169 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.790.163
Published: 01 May 2017
...Jeffrey W. Paller The prospects for sustainable urban development are embedded in larger political struggles. Jeffrey Paller Africa Ghana Accra Lagos urbanization cities megacities slums informal settlements population political parties elections evictions housing © 2017...
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Current History. 2017; 116790170–175 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.790.170
Published: 01 May 2017
... Sanyu Mojola HIV AIDS Africa South Africa antiretroviral therapy foreign aid Uganda Zimbabwe sex marriage homosexuality public health 170 Many African countries are still a long way from being able to sustain their own prevention and treatment efforts, and continued momentum is...
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Current History. 2017; 116790201 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.790.201
Published: 01 May 2017
... Map © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Map Africa SO M AL IA M AD AG AS CA R Ouagadougou DEM. REP. OF CONGO Antananarivo Addis Ababa Mogadishu Nairobi Kampala Djibouti Asmara Dar es Salaam Dodoma Kigali Bujumbura DJIBOUTI...
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Current History. 2016; 115781193–195 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.781.193
Published: 01 May 2016
... Taylor China Africa commodity boom trade globalization development World Bank PERSPECTIVE The huge growth of Chinese political and business interests in Africa was one of the most significant developments for the continent s international relations since the end of the Cold War. Published...
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Current History. 2016; 115781169–174 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.781.169
Published: 01 May 2016
... Adrienne LeBas Africa Burkina Faso Kenya Zambia term limits political parties elections democracy Barack Obama 169 Executives are able to act with impunity because there is no strong, organized opposition to challenge entrenched incumbents and push them toward a genuine political opening...
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Current History. 2016; 115781196–198 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.781.196
Published: 01 May 2016
...William Reno Young people in African countries often can't afford marriage and other conventional hallmarks of adulthood. Yet they have developed valuable skills in the struggle to get by. The Outcast Majority: War, Development, and Youth in Africa , by Marc Sommers University of Georgia...
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Current History. 2016; 115781163–168 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.781.163
Published: 01 May 2016
... University of California Ruth Prince Africa Kenya Uganda HIV/AIDS malaria Ebola disease public health-care systems Gates Foundation World Health Organization International Monetary Fund nongovernmental organizations During the past 10 years, the scaling up of access to lifesaving...
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Current History. 2016; 115781188–192 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.781.188
Published: 01 May 2016
... University of California Ebenezer Obadare Africa Internet diaspora public sphere Cecil Rhodes protests South Africa gay rights students 188 [There] appears to be a generally more assertive public sphere, with an ebul- lience strikingly in excess of the technological resources at its...
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Current History. 2016; 115781201 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.781.201
Published: 01 May 2016
... Map © 2016 Current History. All rights reserved. 2016 The Regents of the University of California map Africa SO M AL IA M AD AG AS CA R Ouagadougou DEM. REP. OF CONGO Antananarivo Addis Ababa Mogadishu Nairobi Kampala Djibouti Asmara Dar es Salaam Dodoma Kigali Bujumbura DJIBOUTI...
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Current History. 2015; 114775305–310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.775.305
Published: 01 November 2015
... engineering genetically modified crops Africa South Asia small farmers Monsanto technology transfer Green Revolution Burkina Faso pesticides cotton 305 Genetically modified crops alone are not enough to assure that smallholder farmers will prosper, but they can help to improve their...
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Current History. 2015; 114772183–188 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.772.183
Published: 01 May 2015
...Gabrielle Lynch [T]he ICC's intervention did not help prompt a political transition, but was instead effectively framed as an injustice and used by the defendants and their supporters to mobilize political support. Gabrielle Lynch Kenya Africa Uhuru Kenyatta International Criminal Court...
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Current History. 2015; 114772163–169 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.772.163
Published: 01 May 2015
... the University of California Scott Taylor Africa business entrepreneurship capitalism economic growth development infrastructure investment commodities According to a variety of metrics, business is booming in sub-Saharan Africa. Foreign direct investment (FDI) has increased...
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Current History. 2015; 114772170–176 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.772.170
Published: 01 May 2015
... (following a 2014 recalculation of GDP with more inclusive data, it officially surpassed South Africa as the continent s largest economy) and worrisome social conflict. Indeed, it is pos- sible to see Nigeria as both a rapidly modernizing success story and a deeply troubled state in which more than 35,000...