New Africa Book of the Day – 29 April 2014

Combating Corruption: Legal Approaches to Supporting Good Governance and Integrity in Africa by John Hatchard Release Date: April 28, 2014Publisher: Edward Elgar Drawing on numerous recent examples of good and bad practice from around the continent, this insightful volume explores the legal issues involved in developing and enhancing good governance and accountability within African states, …

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Africa News Headlines for 29 April 2014

Differences over future of Tanzania’s union government cloud jubilee anniversarySource: Sabahi DRC is Afreximbank’s newest memberSource: Star Africa Dos Santos on European charm offensiveSource: SAPA Rwanda: RwandAir Express starts flight to CameroonSource: African Manager Erykah Badu under fire for singing to Swazi KingSource: Mail & Guardian Cameroon Signs Deal To Build First TramwaySource: Ventures Africa …

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ASMEA Sets April 30 Deadline for Papers and Panels

The Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA) has set Wednesday, April 30, as the deadline for submission of papers and panel ideas for its seventh annual conference, scheduled to take place October 30 and November 1, 2014, in Arlington, Virginia. In an email to members, conference planners said: ASMEA is …

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New Africa Book of the Day – 28 April 2014

Modernization as Spectacle in Africa, edited by Peter J. Bloom, Stephan F. Miescher, and Takyiwaa Manuh Release Date: May 1, 2014Publisher: Indiana University Press For postcolonial Africa, modernization was seen as a necessary outcome of the struggle for independence and as crucial to the success of its newly established states. Since then, the rhetoric of …

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Africa News Headlines for 28 April 2014

Columbus Zoo to open new Africa exhibit in MaySource: Sandusky Register Africa on the way to realising 4.4pc growth in agricultureSource: KBC President unveils bronze bust of Nelson Mandela as South Africa marks 20 years of democracySource: Fox News Mauritius leads Africa in using ICT for development – WEFSource: Human IPO Seychelles is Africa’s second …

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