Volume 4, Issue 1 – April 2020

Volume 4 (2020), Issue 1 # 1-12

These reviews may be found on the Research Africa Reviews website

RA Reviews’ Editorial Voice:
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By RAR Editors

#1 Book: Arabic Manuscripts in the Ilorin Emirate.
Author: Moshood Mahmood Jimba (ed). Year: 2019.
Reviewed by: Amidu Sanni, Vice-Chancellor/ President, Fountain University, Osogbo, Nigeria.

#2 Book: The Curious Case of the Three-Legged Wolf: Egypt’s Military, Islamism, and Liberal Democracy.
Author: Dalia Ziada. Year: 2019.
Reviewed by: Aman Nadhiri, Johnson C. Smith University, NC, USA.

#3 Book: Karafu: A Freed Slave
Author: Nahida Esmail. Year: 2019.
Reviewed by: Joseph B.R. Gaie, Univeristy of Botswana.

#4 Book: Mugabeism After Mugabe? Rethinking Legacies and the New Dispensation in Zimbabwe’s ‘Second Republic.’
Author: Fidelis Peter Thomas Duri, Ngonidzashe Marongwe, ‎ & Munyaradzi Mawere, (Eds).. Year: 2019.
Reviewed by: Hamdy A. Hassan, Zayed University, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

#5 Book: Une jeune femme sur un bateau ivre: Agathe Uwilingiyimana du Rwanda.
Author: Innocent Butare. Year: 2019.
Reviewed by: Lisa Damon, Makerere Institute of Social Research, Uganda.

#6 Book: Affective Justice: The International Criminal Court and the Pan-Africanist Pushback.
Author: Kamari Maxine Clarke, Year: 2019.
Reviewed by Elham Kazemi, University of California, Irvine, USA.

#7 Book: Muslim Personal Law in South Africa: Evolution and Future Status.
Author: Najma Moosa and Suleman Dangor (Eds.) Year: 2019.
Reviewed by Muhammed Haron: University of Botswana and University of Stellenbosch.

#8 Book: The Ghosts of Gombe: A True Story of Love and Death in an African Wilderness.
Author: Dale Peterson. Year: 2018.
Reviewed by: Saibu Mutaru, formerly a Lisa Maskell Fellow at Stellenbosch University, South Africa.

#9 Book: From Pews to Politics: Religious Sermons and Political Participation in Africa.
Author: Gwyneth H. McClendon and Rachel Beatty Riedl: 2019.
Reviewed by: Serah Shani, Assistant Professor, Westmont College.

#10 Documentary film:
Malcolm X and the Sudanese.
Director: Hisham Aidi. Year: 2020.
Reviewed by: Youssef J. Carter, Harvard University.

#11 French: Review Report
Publication: Fondements de la pensée extrémiste
Author: Cheikh Abdallah Bin Bayyah
Reviewed by: Alioune Bah, Rattaché au Centre de Recherche en
Philosophie Allemande et Contemporaine, Université de Strasbourg.

Arabic Reviews:
#12 Literature Review:
الحراك الثوري العربي: معطيات التغيير وملامح التمايز
د. أماني الطويل
Reviewed by: Amani El Taweel, Associate Director, Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies, Cairo.

Review Team
Editor-In-Chief & Associate Editors:
• Muhammed Haron, Professor of Religious Studies, University of Botswana/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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