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 16

September 3 2015

BOOK REVIEW: Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni (2014), Coloniality of Power in Postcolonial Africa Myths of Decolonization. Dakar: Codesria, 290 p.

This book is organized into three parts and divided into eight chapters. Part I which deals with what the author calls the Colonial Matrix of Power has three chapters including the introduction (chapt1). Chapter 2 is about the snare of colonial Matrix of Power while (Chapt 3) deals with the myths of decolonization and Illusions of Freedom. Part II, is...

September 3 2015

Table ronde de l’institut sur la gouvernance démocratique 2015

La presse est revenue sur les temps forts de cette table ronde. Voir les liens suivants : http://www.sudonline.sn/un-defi-ineluctable-pour-l-afrique_a_25678.html http://www.aps.sn/actualites/article/cybersecurite-un-enseignant-preconise-la-sensibilisation-des-utilisateurs

September 3 2015

Sussex University confers honorary degree on Prof. Takyiwaa Manuh former President of CODESRIA’ Scientific committee

Prof. Takyiwaa Manuh, former Chair of the CODESRIA Scientific Committee (2009-2011), had an Honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD) conferred on her by the University of Sussex. Bellow is her acceptance speech Chancellor of the University of Sussex, Sanjeev Bhaskar, The Vice Chancellor, Professor Richard Farthing, Madam Mayor of Brighton and Hove, Deputy...

September 3 2015

To talk or not to talk to terrorists: That is the question of these unhappy times

This year’s general assembly focused on the future of Africa and tackled a whole range of issues the continent grapples, with including terrorism and radicalisation of the youth. As a solution to the problem of terrorism, prominent political scientist Prof Mahmood Mamdani of Columbia and Makerere Universities, recommended that governments consider...

September 3 2015

Editorial

We are glad to serve you the 16th edition of our newsletter. It features the discussions in the Institute for Democratic Governance organized by CODESRIA from 27 July to 7 August 2015 under the direction of Professor Abdullah Cissé. The theme of the institute is "Cyber security, sovereignty and democratic governance in Africa", a theme that is crucial...

September 3 2015