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Nicholas Cheeseman.

in A Dictionary of African Politics

P ublished online February 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Politics. 227 words.

A popular term in parts of West Africa that refers to scams, fraud, and confidence tricksters. Originating in Nigeria, ‘...

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abanakashi kuti babomba incito sha baume

Nicholas Cheeseman.

in A Dictionary of African Politics

P ublished online February 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Politics. 38 words.

A Bemba phrase used in Zambia that translates as women can do what men can do, meaning that women are equal to men in a range of different contexts (jobs, leadership, business)....

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Abdurahman, Abdullah (1872–1940), political leader and physician

Bill Nasson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Politics; Medicine and Health. 1838 words.

Abdurahman, Abdullah (1872–1940), political leader and physician, was born on 18 December 1872 in Wellington, a country town in south-western Cape Colony, the eldest son of the nine...

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Africa rising

Nicholas Cheeseman.

in A Dictionary of African Politics

P ublished online February 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Politics. 199 words.

The idea that the combination of population and economic growth would lead to rapid *development and the transformation of the continent into a more powerful player in world affairs. The...

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Africa’s international relations

Ian Taylor.

in African Politics: A Very Short Introduction

September 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Politics; African Politics; African History. 4641 words.

Despite the myth of marginality and irrelevance, Africa has always played an important role in international politics. The slave trade, the Scramble for Africa and subsequent colonial...

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African Initiated Churches

Nicholas Cheeseman.

in A Dictionary of African Politics

P ublished online February 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Politics. 5 words.

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African National Congress (1912– )

Nicholas Cheeseman.

in A Dictionary of African Politics

P ublished online February 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Politics. 258 words.

A political movement and the current ruling party in South Africa. The South African Native National Congress (SANNC) was established in ...

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African Peer Review Mechanism

Nicholas Cheeseman.

in A Dictionary of African Politics

P ublished online February 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Politics. 180 words.

A self-monitoring mechanism established by the African Union in 2003 as part of the *New Partnership for Africa’s Development...

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African Politics: A Very Short Introduction

Ian Taylor.

September 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Politics; African Politics; African History. 168 pages.

African Politics: A Very Short Introduction explores how politics is practised on the African continent, providing an overview of the different states and their systems. It...

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African renaissance

Nicholas Cheeseman.

in A Dictionary of African Politics

P ublished online February 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Politics. 179 words.

The idea that African people and societies are entering an era in which they will be able to resolve the challenges they face by focusing on ‘...

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