These essays were written over a period of four years of my academic
career in the Faculty of Law at the University of Dar es Salaam, where
my main assignment as a teacher was in the field of international trade
and investments (legal aspects). They were written as part of the need
to clarify for myself the deep issues involved in today's international
This paper conceptualises ‘global financial crisis’ as primarily political and
focuses on the way it impacts on the ability of youth to renegotiate their place and
space with patterns of authority and control in Africa, using the instrumentality
of new media. Three main arguments are made. First is that, even though the
Algeria’s fratricidal war has divided democrats, seriously damaged civil society and left a political
vacuum in the face of the ruling parties. There is almost no opposition with a proper base that can
take the demands of the people forward.
A year ago, waves of uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa swept away western-backed
This book takes stock of the strides made to date in African philosophy. Authors focus on four important aspects of African philosophy: the history, methodological debates, substantive issues in the field, and direction for the future. By collating this anthology, Edwin E.
Organized topically rather than historically, this book provides an excellent introduction to the subject of African Philosophy. Samuel Oluoch Imbo synthesizes the ideas of key African philosophers into an accessible narrative. The author focuses on five central questions: What are the definitions of African philosophy? Is ethno-philosophy really philosophy?
A Kenyan philosopher surveys themes and debates in African philosophy over the last five decades. Masolo’s purview includes Francophone and Anglophone philosophers in both the analytic and phenomenological traditions