Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa
Conseil pour le développement de la recherche en sciences sociales en Afrique
Conselho para o Desenvolvimento da Pesquisa em Ciências Sociais em África
مجلس تنمية البحوث الإجتماعية في أفريقيا


CODESRIA Bulletin, Nos 1 & 2, 2013

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Contents

Editorial: Research andAfrica’s Independence, Transformation and Unity ........ 1

New Directions and Priorities for Research in Africa: More Think Pieces
Social Stratification and Nomadism in Africa
Amady Aly Dieng .................................................................................... 3

African Unity, Religion, and Philosophy
Souleymane Bachir Diagne ...................................................................... 5

Africa-centered Research in the Context of the New Industrialization
Bernard Founou-Tchuigoua ...................................................................... 6

Fulfilling the CODESRIA Mandate in a new Context
Fabien Boulaga ...................................................................................... 7

The Social Foundations of Research and the Need for Institutional Semantic Reforms
Laroussi Amri ........................................................................................ 9

Africa in a Highly Globalized World
Taladidia Thiombiano...................................................................................... 12

China-Africa Relations: Cooperation or Exploitation?
Aminata Diaw ....................................................................................... 14

Africa’s Research Priorities from a Political Science Perspective
Abdallah Saaf .............................................................................................................. 15

Debates

A Name is More than the Tyranny of Taste
Wole Soyinka ....................................................................................................... 16

Amilcar Cabral – 40 Years on: Tribute to a Revolutionary Intellectual
Demba Moussa Dembélé ....................................................................... 22

Building a United and Cohesive Society
Yusuf Bangura.................................................................................................. 24

First Steps to Creating the ‘Nilo’ Currency for Africa
Yash Tandon ........................................................................................ 26

Rediscovering Archie Mafeje and How South Africa is Coming to Terms with its Ignored Intellectual Icon: A Rejoinder
Teboho J. Lebakeng .............................................................................................................. 32

Marikana Massacre: A Turning Point in South African History?
Peter Alexander ................................................................................... 36

Recognitions

Francis Nyamnjoh: African Hero of the Year .............................................. 41

African Hero of the Year 2013: Nyamnjoh’s Acceptance Speech .................. 41

Assié-Lumumba Elected to CIES Leadership ............................................. 43

Tributes

Professor Bernard Makhosezwe Magubane: An Obituary
Jimi O. Adesina ............................................................................................................ 44

Professor Hocine Khelfaoui
Mamadou Drame ............................................................................................................ 47

CODESRIA Report

Pan-Africanism: Adapting African Stories/Histories from Text to Screen
Manthia Diawara & Carlos Cardoso ...................................................... 48




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