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Rapport De Lecture: Zohoncon Cocou Christian Mèhou. Enfant Visionnaire Béni (Odju-Ori-Bi). Autobiographie. Paris: L'Harmattan, 2017. 183 Pp. Isbn: 978-2-343-10764-6, Servanne Woodward 2017 The University of Western Ontario

Rapport De Lecture: Zohoncon Cocou Christian Mèhou. Enfant Visionnaire Béni (Odju-Ori-Bi). Autobiographie. Paris: L'Harmattan, 2017. 183 Pp. Isbn: 978-2-343-10764-6, Servanne Woodward

Mouvances Francophones

Book report on the autobiography of the painter and architect Cocou Christian Mèhou Zohoncon (1925- ) reflecting on his life journey from Tolli-Bossito (40km from Cotonou) to Grenoble, via Bordeaux, Paris and Lyon, at it was published in Paris by L'Harmattan in 2017.

Rapport de lecture de l'autobiographie du peintre et architecte Cocou Cocou Christian Mèhou Zohoncon (1925- ) réfléchissant à son parcours de vie de Tolli-Bossito (à 40km de Cotonou) à Grenoble, via Bordeaux, Paris et Lyon. Publié à Paris par L'Harmattan en 2017.


Draft Report Of The Somali Criminal Law Recodification Initiative, Paul H. Robinson, Criminal Law Research Group 2017 University of Pennsylvania Law School

Draft Report Of The Somali Criminal Law Recodification Initiative, Paul H. Robinson, Criminal Law Research Group

Faculty Scholarship

The Government of Somalia and the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) jointly commissioned the drafting of a modern criminal code for Somalia that embodies fundamental Islamic principles. The proposed code developed by the Criminal Law Research Group in cooperation with the major Somali players of the criminal justice process is a modern and comprehensive penal code incorporating numerous cutting-edge innovations in drafting forms, code structure, and criminal law doctrine. It is also the first and only such code incorporating the major tenets and principles of Islamic law as currently practiced in Somalia. This two-volume report to the Somali Working Group ...


Pourquoi Et Comment Normaliser Le Tunisien, Houcemeddine Turki 2017 Selected Works

Pourquoi Et Comment Normaliser Le Tunisien, Houcemeddine Turki

Houcemeddine Turki

Dans cette présentation, on définit les raisons pour lesquelles on a décidé de définir des normes linguistiques pour écrire le tunisien, la langue couramment utilisée en Tunisie. On décrit par la suite la méthode utilisée pour réussir la normalisation du tunisien.


'Listen To What You Say': Rwanda’S Postgenocide Language Policies, Lynne Tirrell 2017 University of Massachusetts Boston

'Listen To What You Say': Rwanda’S Postgenocide Language Policies, Lynne Tirrell

Lynne Tirrell

Freedom of expression is considered a basic human right, and yet most countries have restrictions on speech they deem harmful. Following the genocide of the Tutsi, Rwanda passed a constitution (2003) and laws against hate speech and other forms of divisionist language (2008, 2013). Understanding how language shaped “recognition harms” that both constitute and fuel genocide also helps account for political decisions to limit “divisionist” discourse. When we speak, we make expressive commitments, which are commitments to the viability and value of ways of speaking. This article explores reasons a society would decide to say, “We don’t talk that ...


Exploring Leaders' Strategies For Employee Engagement In The South African Mining Industry, Le-Marlie Marais 2017 Walden University

Exploring Leaders' Strategies For Employee Engagement In The South African Mining Industry, Le-Marlie Marais

Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies

Research suggests that disengaged employees have contributed to the 28.5% reduction in the mining industry's contribution to South African gross domestic product. Some South African mining leaders lack strategies for engaging employees. Using the employee engagement framework, the purpose of this single case study was to explore successful strategies that South African mining leaders use to engage employees. The target population was mining leaders, purposefully selected because of their success with engaging employees at a typical South African mining company. Data collection was through face-to-face interviews with 4 leaders; a focus group interview with 9 employees; and a ...


Spiritual Journeys: A Study Of Ifá /Òrìṣà Practitioners In The United States Initiated In Nigeria, Tony Van Der Meer 2017 Antioch University - PhD Program in Leadership and Change

Spiritual Journeys: A Study Of Ifá /Òrìṣà Practitioners In The United States Initiated In Nigeria, Tony Van Der Meer

Dissertations & Theses

The purpose of this study is to understand the culture of one of the newest branches of traditional Yorùbá Ifá/Òrìṣà practice in the United States from practitioners born in the United States that were initiated in Nigeria, West Africa.The epistemology of the Ifá/Òrìṣà belief system in the United States has been based on the history and influence of Regla de Ocha or Santeria that developed out of Cuban innovation and practice.This is an ethnographic and auto-ethnographic study that pulls from participant observation, field notes, interviews, and photos as data.The central question of this dissertation is ...


Transformative Leadership And Its Development In Public Service Reform In Kenya, Gerald Paul Regier 2017 Walden University

Transformative Leadership And Its Development In Public Service Reform In Kenya, Gerald Paul Regier

Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies

Leadership on the African continent has been a focus of scholars as African nations have incredible human and natural resources but seem to be bereft of the leaders necessary to capitalize on its opportunities. Researchers acknowledge that the barrier to progress in the developing world is not the deficiency of money or natural resources, but suggested it to be the lack of leadership. Researchers have demonstrated reasons for this deficiency including the effects of the colonial system upon people and civil service systems, but have yet been able to establish a promising path to economic and social progress. Leaders in ...


News From The Africa Institute, Nicole Haggerty, Serena Virani 2016 Richard Ivey Business School

News From The Africa Institute, Nicole Haggerty, Serena Virani

Mouvances Francophones

The Africa Institute reflects on the contributions of arts and sciences to their goals and on its international network


Introduction, Servanne Woodward 2016 The University of Western Ontario

Introduction, Servanne Woodward

Mouvances Francophones

The introduction to the volume explores the main themes structuring it


Deux Voix/Voies Discordantes Dans Le Champ Littéraire Africain Francophone: L’Enfant Noir De Camara Laye Et Le Devoir De Violence De Yambo Ouologuem, Elhadji Camara 2016 Brock University

Deux Voix/Voies Discordantes Dans Le Champ Littéraire Africain Francophone: L’Enfant Noir De Camara Laye Et Le Devoir De Violence De Yambo Ouologuem, Elhadji Camara

Mouvances Francophones

Camara Laye et Yambo Ouologuem revisitent l'Afrique traditionnelle (au lieu du contemporain) par une vision la glorifiant, ou bien en critiquant les violences des gouvernements d'avant la colonisation. Leur engagement stylistique concerne une narration classique omnisciente pour l'un, une multiplication des points de vues narratifs et un collage de plagiat ou d'appropriation pour l'autre.


Ndlovu-Gatsheni, Sabelo. Coloniality Of Power In Postcolonial Africa: Myths Of Decolonization. Dakar: Codesria, 2013, 290 Pp., Jason Morgan 2016 University of Texas at Austin

Ndlovu-Gatsheni, Sabelo. Coloniality Of Power In Postcolonial Africa: Myths Of Decolonization. Dakar: Codesria, 2013, 290 Pp., Jason Morgan

Journal of Retracing Africa

No abstract provided.


French, Howard W. China’S Second Continent: How A Million Migrants Are Building A New Empire In Africa. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2014, 285 Pp., Richard Ehui 2016 Webster University

French, Howard W. China’S Second Continent: How A Million Migrants Are Building A New Empire In Africa. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2014, 285 Pp., Richard Ehui

Journal of Retracing Africa

No abstract provided.


Gros, Jean-Germain. Healthcare Policy In Africa: Institutions And Politics From Colonialism To The Present. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016, 283 Pp., Richard Ehui 2016 Webster University

Gros, Jean-Germain. Healthcare Policy In Africa: Institutions And Politics From Colonialism To The Present. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016, 283 Pp., Richard Ehui

Journal of Retracing Africa

No abstract provided.


Elischer, Sebastian. Political Parties In Africa: Ethnicity And Party Formation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2013, 336 Pp., Elizabeth Miller 2016 City of Columbia, Missouri

Elischer, Sebastian. Political Parties In Africa: Ethnicity And Party Formation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2013, 336 Pp., Elizabeth Miller

Journal of Retracing Africa

No abstract provided.


Davie, Grace. Poverty Knowledge In South Africa: A Social History Of Human Science, 1855-2005. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2015, 334 Pp., Sandy El Hage 2016 Lebanese American University

Davie, Grace. Poverty Knowledge In South Africa: A Social History Of Human Science, 1855-2005. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2015, 334 Pp., Sandy El Hage

Journal of Retracing Africa

No abstract provided.


Caminero-Santangelo, Byron. Different Shades Of Green: African Literature, Environmental Justice And Political Ecology. Charlottesville, Va: University Of Virginia Press, 2014, 214 Pp., Anthony Kola-Olusanya 2016 Osun State University

Caminero-Santangelo, Byron. Different Shades Of Green: African Literature, Environmental Justice And Political Ecology. Charlottesville, Va: University Of Virginia Press, 2014, 214 Pp., Anthony Kola-Olusanya

Journal of Retracing Africa

No abstract provided.


Allan, Tony. Handbook Of Land And Water Grabs In Africa: Foreign Direct Investment And Food And Water Security. New York: Routledge, 2013, 488 Pp., Jennifer Yvette Terrell 2016 American University in Cairo

Allan, Tony. Handbook Of Land And Water Grabs In Africa: Foreign Direct Investment And Food And Water Security. New York: Routledge, 2013, 488 Pp., Jennifer Yvette Terrell

Journal of Retracing Africa

No abstract provided.


"Gained In Translation": Building The African Diaspora Through Linguistic Transposition In 20th Century Poetry, Cyril Vettorato 2016 École normale supérieure de Lyon

"Gained In Translation": Building The African Diaspora Through Linguistic Transposition In 20th Century Poetry, Cyril Vettorato

CALL: Irish Journal for Culture, Arts, Literature and Language

This paper examines the relationship between language and diaspora by trying to look beyond the question of what befalls native tongues in the countries of arrival. The experience of forced migration undergone by African people brought to the Americas might have dispossessed them from their ancestral tongues, but it did not prevent them from aspiring to use language, be it the language of the former slave owner, to express their identity and shared historical experience. Using the example of American poet Langston Hughes and his Cuban peer Nicolás Guillén, this article will highlight the way poets from the African diaspora ...


Restoring Relationship: How The Methodologies Of Wangari Maathai And The Green Belt Movement In Post-Colonial Kenya Achieve Environmental Healing And Women's Empowerment, Casey L. Wagner 2016 East Tennessee State University

Restoring Relationship: How The Methodologies Of Wangari Maathai And The Green Belt Movement In Post-Colonial Kenya Achieve Environmental Healing And Women's Empowerment, Casey L. Wagner

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The effects of the colonial project in Kenya created multi-faceted damages to the land and indigenous people-groups. Using the lens of ecofeminism, this study examines the undergirding structures that produce systems such as colonization that oppress and destroy land, people, and other beings. By highlighting the experience of the Kikuyu people within the Kenyan colonial program, the innovative and ingenious response of Wangari Maathai's Green Belt Movement proves to be a relevant and effective counter to women's disempowerment and environmental devastation in a post-colonial nation. The approach of the Green Belt Movement offers a unique and accessible method ...


Photovoltaic Cooking In The Developing World, Tyler Watkins, Christopher O'Day, Omar Arriaga 2016 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Photovoltaic Cooking In The Developing World, Tyler Watkins, Christopher O'Day, Omar Arriaga

Mechanical Engineering

The challenge of clean cooking is faced by hundreds of millions of people worldwide. We present a cooking technology consisting of a solar panel directly connected to an electric heater in a well-insulated chamber. Assuming continued decrease in solar panel prices, we anticipate that in a few decades Solar Electric Cooking technologies will be the most common cooking technology for the poor. Appropriate use of insulation reduces the power demand making low-power Insulated Solar Electric Cooking systems already cost competitive.


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