Volume 1, Issue 1– June, 2017

RA Reviews
Volume 1 (2017), Issue 1, #1-9
These reviews may be found on the RA Reviews website at: https://sites.duke.edu/researchafrica/files/2017/06/RA-Reviews-Editorial-June-2017.docx

RA Reviews’ Editorial Voice: Its Digital Platform and Reviews Segment
Muhammed Haron (Editor-in-Chief)

#1 Book: South Africa’s Orient Islamic Educational Institute and its integrated schooling system: A Review Essay.
Author: Vahed, Goolam & Thembisa Waetjen.Year:2015
Reviewed by: Muhammed Haron. Professor, University of Botswana

#2 Book: West African ʿulamāʾ and Salafism in Mecca and Medina: Jawāb al-Ifrῑqῑ – The Response of the African
Author: Chanfi, Ahmad.Year:2015
Reviewed by: Mbaye Lo, Associate Professor of the Practice, Duke University

#3 Book: Unveiling Modernity in Twentieth Century West African Islamic Reforms
Author: Kobo, Ousman Murzik.Year: 2012
Reviewed by: Yunus Dumbe, PhD (KNUST, Kumasi – Ghana)

#4 Book: Doing Development in West Africa: A Reader by and for Undergraduates
Author: Piot, Charles. Year: 2016
Reviewed by: Serah Shani, Assistant Professor/ Westmont College

#5 Book: The Imam of Simonstown and His Diary (1904-1928).
Author: Abu Aa-isha, M. Adil.Year: 2013
Reviewed by: Muhammed Haron. Professor, University of Botswana

Arabic Books
#6 Book: (الاشراف التربوي و دوره في تطوير العملية التعليمية :(بالتطبيق على السودان
Author: Ahmad, Abdulmageed.Year:2017
Reviewed by: Bamba Drame, Dar El Hadith El Hassaniya Institute, Rabat Morocco

#7 Book: أفارقة و عرب في ثورة زنجبار
Author: Al-BuSati, Walaa Sabir. Year:2016
Reviewed by: Mbaye Lo, Associate Professor of the Practice, Duke University

Documentary Films
#8 Documentary: Sembene! Directors: Samba Gadjigo & Jason Silverman. Year: 2015
Reviewed by: Julie Solo, Independent Consultant in International Health

#9 Documentary: Timbuktu Director: Abderrahmane Sissako. Year:2014

Reviewed by: Amadou Fofana, Associate Professor, Willamette University

Review Team
Editor-In-Chief & Associate Editors
• Muhammed Haron, Professor of Religious Studies, Department of Theology & Religious Studies, University of Botswana, Executive Member, Centre for Contemporary Islam, University of Cape Town, & Associate Research in the Faculty of Theology at the University of Pretoria (haronm@mopipi.ub.bw). (Editor-In-Chief)
• Wendy Wilson-Fall, Associate Professor and Chair, Africana Studies Program Oeschle Center for International Education, Lafayette College (wilsonfw@lafayette.edu);
• Hassan Juma Ndzovu, PhD. Senior Lecturer of Religious Studies, Department of Religious Studies, Moi University, Kenya (hassan.ndzovu@gmail.com);
• Yunus Dumbe, PhD. Religious Studies Department, College of Arts and Social Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Accra, Ghana, (ydumbe@gmail.com);
• Badr Abdelfattah Badr, PhD Assistant Professor of Curriculum & Instruction, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt (badr_elkafy@edu.asu.edu.eg);
• Bamba Drame, Dar El Hadith El Hassaniya Institute, Rabat Morocco, (ndrame.online@gmail.com);
• Mbaye Lo, Associate Professor of the Practice, Duke
University; (mbayelo@duke.edu).

(Guest Associate Editor for this edition)
• Adam Adebayo Sirajudeen, PhD Associate Professor of Arabic Studies, Department of Languages, Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State, Nigeria. sirajudeenadebayoadam@gmail.com

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