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

N 9

December 3 2014

CODESRIA E-newsletter No. 9: November 2014

December 3 2014

Editorial

The African continent has, in the last few years, been besieged by crises in various forms –environmental, economic, health, social and political. Perhaps, the greatest challenge confronting the continent is the unmitigated spread of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), which, according to the World Health Organisation, has claimed over 5000 lives mainly in...

December 1 2014

Soulèvement populaire burkinabè : Seul Blaise est Surpris !!!

Par Dr. Ndongo Samba Sylla, Fondation Rosa Luxemburg. « Quand la masse est saine les agitations et les secousses ne font aucun mal » (Machiavel) Au Burkina Faso, pour les partisans de Thomas Sankara, la significativité historique du mois d’octobre avait été jusque-là établie par deux événements symboliques. Lors de la révolution burkinabè (1983-1987), Thomas...

December 1 2014

Spectre of Ebola Protectionism

A new kind of protectionism is haunting the world: the spectre of ebola protectionism. As the ebola virus disease ravages the societies of the Mano River Union (MRU) states of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, there are increasing calls from conservative politicians, right-wing groups, and sections of the media to prevent people from MRU states from...

December 1 2014

Summit to forge the future of African higher education: 10-12 of March 2015
Sommet pour bâtir l’avenir de l’enseignement supérieur en Afrique : Dakar du 10 au 12 mars 2015

The African Higher Education Summit to be held in March 2015 in Senegal will provide an energising space for African political and university leaders, experts and organisations – and friends of the continent – to revitalise interest in the sector and talk about the future. “This is a call to action. The summit will mark the beginning of a new agenda for...

December 1 2014

Book Review by Pape Chérif Bertrand Bassène, Ph.D
Note de lecture par Dr. Pape Chérif Bertrand Bassène

Ousmane Oumar Kane, Non-Europhone Intellectuals. Victoria Bawtree (trad.). Dakar: CODESRIA, 2012, 75 p. This book was originally published in French as Intellectuels non-Europhones by CODESRIA in 2003. Cette réflexion a été publiée en français en 2003 par le CODESRIA (Nous utilisons ici la version anglaise traduite du français par Victoria Bawtree)....

December 1 2014