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A ‘Chinese Scramble’? The Politics of Contemporary China–Africa Relations

Daniel Large.

in African Affairs

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: African Studies; International Relations; African History; Regional Political Studies. 940 words.

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A ‘Kimberley protest’: Diamond mining, export sanctions, and poverty in Akwatia, Ghana

Gavin Hilson and Martin J. Clifford.

in African Affairs

July 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: African Studies; International Relations; African History; Regional Political Studies. 8253 words.

The temporary suspension of diamond exports in Ghana in 2006 and 2007 is arguably the most significant move to address mounting criticisms of the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme...

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Abacha, Sani (1943)

cajetan n. iheka.

in Dictionary of African Biography

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 1272 words.

Nigerian military officer and military head of state, was born on 20 September 1943 to the Abacha family in the

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Abani, Chris (1966)

ariel bookman.

in Dictionary of African Biography

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 931 words.

Nigerian novelist, poet, dramatist, educator, and political activist, was born Christopher Uchechukwu Andrew Abani, on 27 December 1966, in

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Abar (fl. seventh century BCE)

a. k. vinogradov.

in Dictionary of African Biography

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 1254 words.

queen of Kush, was the mother of Taharqa (ruled c. 690–664 BCE), the most remarkable king of the period of

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Abba, Bagibo I (1802)

mohammed hassen ali.

in Dictionary of African Biography

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 857 words.

king of one of the five Oromo states of the Gibe region in southwestern Ethiopia during the first half of

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Abba, Jifar II (1861)

mohammed hassen ali.

in Dictionary of African Biography

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 1216 words.

Oromo king of the Gibe region, in southwestern Ethiopia, was crowned in 1878. A year after his accession to

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Abba, Jobir (1900)

mohammed hassen ali.

in Dictionary of African Biography

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 781 words.

last king of the kingdom of Jimma in Ethiopia, scholar, was born in Jiren, the political capital and commercial center

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Abbas, Ferhat (1899)

jeremy rich.

in Dictionary of African Biography

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 1070 words.

Algerian politician and public intellectual, was born on 24 October 1899 in the village of Chahna, located six miles south

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ʿAbbas Hilmi II (1874)

israel gershoni.

in Dictionary of African Biography

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 1145 words.

the third and last khedive of Egypt, ruled the country from 1892 to 1914. ʿAbbas was the seventh ruler

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