Volume 4, Issue 3 – Dec. 2020

Volume 4 (2020), Issue 3 # 1-10

These reviews may be found on the Research Africa Reviews website

RA Reviews’ Editorial Voice:
Afropessimism and Afropolitanism Revisited
By Wendy Wilson-Fall, RAR Associate Editor, Associate Professor and Chair, Africana Studies Program Oeschle Center for International Education Lafayette College.

#1 Literature Review: COVID-19 and Africa.
Review by: Carl Mhina, MPH/ MD, Duke University Department of Population Health Sciences and John Bartlett, MD, Duke Medicine and Global Health Institute & Co-Director, The Center for AIDS Research.

#2 Book: Conspicuous Consumption in Africa.
Author: Deborah Posel & Ilana Van Wyk (Eds). Year: 2019.
Reviewed by: Alinah K. Segobye, Dean of Faculty of Human Sciences, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia.

#3 Book: African Personhood and Applied Ethics.
Author: Motsamai Molefe. Year: 2020.
Reviewed by: Joseph Balatedi Radinkudikae Gaie, Associate Professor, University of Botswana, Botswana.

#4 Book: A Slave Between Empires: A Transimperial History of North Africa.
Author: M’hamed Oualdi. Year: 2020.
Reviewed by: Martin A. Klein, Professor emeritus, Department of History, University of Toronto, Canada.

#5 Book: African Visionaries.
Author: Agnes Ofosu Vandyck Molly Nyagura & Rosemary Brooks (Editors). Year: 2019.
Reviewed by: Yunus Dumbe, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana.

#6 Book: The Integrated East African Financial System: Is it Feasible? The Policy Version.
Author: Paul Mugerwa. Year: 2020.
Reviewed by: Bourouayah Mohamed, Former Vice-Rector of Emir Abdelkader University, Constantine, Algeria.

#7 Book: To Be or Not to Be – Sudan at Crossroads: A Pan-African Perspective.
Author: M. Jalāl Hāshim. Year: 2019.
Reviewed by: Mahmoud Abdelrahaman Elsheikh, Professor of Modern African History, International University of Africa, Khartoum, Sudan.

#8 Documentary Film: America Street, Director: Idrissou Mora-Kpai, USA | 2019 | 74 min| English.
The Syncopation of Idrissou Mora-Kpaia’s America Street
Review Essay by: R.A. Judy, Professor of Critical and Cultural Studies, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

French Reviews
#9 Research report:
Atlas et archives de la vallée du Fleuve Sénégal (Sénégal/ Mauritanie)..
Report by: Jean Schmitz et Cédric Jourde, Institut des mondes africains – IMAF | EHESS, France.

Arabic Reviews:
#10 Book:
عرض كتاب :مصر وإفريقيا: قضايا وتفاعلات
Egypt and Africa: Issues and Interactions.
Author: Amani El Taweel (Editor). Year: 2020.
Reviewed by: Basma Sa’d, Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies, Egypt.

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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