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

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January 5 2015

La célébration de la journée de solidarité avec la Palestine

En partenariat avec le Centre d’Information des Nations Unies (CINU) et l’ambassade de la Palestine à Dakar, le CODESRIA a participé à la célébration de la journée de solidarité avec la Palestine le 4 décembre 2014. La table ronde organisée dans le cadre de cet événement, a été présidée par Prof. Aminata Diaw Cissé, Administrateur principal du programme Formation,...

January 5 2015

Informative review: The Meanings of Timbuktu

Authors : Shamil Jeppie et Souleymane Bachir Diagne, (dir.) Reviewer : Pape Chérif Bertrand Bassène, Ph.D. Descriptive dictionary on Timbuktu and the history of sudani erudition “The Meanings of Timbuktu", is a collective work published in 2008 and translated from English by Ousmane Kane. This contribution to the African intellectual history was...

January 5 2015

The Ebola crisis and its implications on capacity development in Africa

The African Capacity Building Foundation joined top African business leaders at a roundtable to establish an emergency fund to help countries hit by the Ebola outbreak in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on November 8, 2014. The meeting held at the African Union Conference Centre brought together the African Union, the African Development Bank, the United Nations...

January 5 2015

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela as an Embodiment of Paradigm of Peace By Prof. Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni

It is now a year since Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela passed on. Mandela passed on at a time when South Africa was celebrating 20 years of democracy and Africa was has travelled 60 year of decolonization. Mandela’s gift to the world has been the paradigm of peace as a constitutive element of the broader anti-colonial/decolonial humanism underpinned by ubuntu....

January 5 2015

Editorial

The year 2014 has been an eventful but successful year for us in CODESRIA. We look towards the year 2015 with great optimism for our continent, especially with regard to the progress of democracy and the search for solutions to challenges such as those posed by the Ebola Virus Disease. Pour le CODESRIA, l’année 2014 a été une année mouvementée mais...

January 5 2015