Volume 3, Issue 2 – Aug. 2019

Volume 3 (2019), Issue 2 # 1-11
These reviews may be found on the Research Africa Reviews website

RA Reviews’ Editorial Voice: Reflection on Book Fairs

#1 Literature Review: Dr. Hoosain M. Kotwal’s ‘a Legacy not to be forgotten.’
Review Essay by: Professor Muhammed Haron, University of Botswana/ University of Stellenbosch.

#2 Literature Review: Writing and Righting the African Renaissance.
Reviewed Essay by: Mbaye Lo, Duke University.

#3 Book: The Boko Haram Reader: From Nigerian Preachers to the Islamic State.
Author: Abdulbasit Kassim and Michael Nwankpa (editors). Year: 2018.
Reviewed by: Amidu Sanni, Fountain University, Osogbo, Nigeria.

#4 Book: Connecting South-South Communities: The Narrative of South African-Malaysian Relations.
Author: Muhammed Haron. Year: 2018
Reviewed by: Driss Bouyahya, Meknes Moulay Ismail University, Meknès, Morocco.

#5 Book: The Fixer: Visa Lottery Chronicles.
Author: Charles Piot and Kodjo Nicolas Batema. Year: 2018.
Reviewed by: Aman Nadhiri, Johnson C. Smith University.

#6 Book: Written Under the Skin: Blood and Intergenerational Memory in South Africa.
Author: Carli Coetzee. Year: 2019.
Reviewed by: Sheldon G. Weeks, professor emeritus, University of Botswana.

#7 Book: It is a Long Way to the Top: Increasing Women’s Leadership in Ugandan Public Universities.
Author: Mulyampiti, Tabitha, Roberts Muriisa, and Catherine Kanabahita. Year: 2018.
Reviewed by: Danson Sylvester Kahyana, Makerere University.

#8 Book: Christianity and Catastrophe in South Sudan: Civil War, Migration, and the Rise of Dinka Anglicanism.
Author: Jesse A. Zink. Year: 2018.
Reviewed by: John Mwangi Githigaro, St. Paul’s University, Kenya.

Director: Mati Diop. Year: 2019.
Reviewed by: Bouna Semou Ndiaye, Independent Producer & Host of Bonjour Africa on WNCU 90.7FM, and WRTU, San Juan, Porto Rico.

#10 Film: Sheikh Jackson.
Director: Amr Salama , 2016.
Review by: Korka Sall, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Arabic Books

#11 Book:

كتاب: رحلتي إلى الشيخ أحمد بمب طول الله عمره. المؤلف: مامور امباكي حمدي، مطبعة المعارف الجديدة / الرباط – 2019.
Reviewed by: Bamba Drame, Dar El Hadith El Hassaniyya Institute, Rabat Morocco.

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 Stellenbosch (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 Hassaniyya Institute, Rabat, Morocco, (ndrame.online@gmail.com);
• Mbaye Lo, Associate Professor of the Practice, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies & International Comparative Studies, Duke University; (mbayelo@duke.edu).

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