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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Abbe, Gubegna (1933)

baye yimam.

in Dictionary of African Biography

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 915 words.

Ethiopian intellectual, novelist, playwright, and poet, was born on 1 July 1933 in Gojjam Province, Ethiopia. He was one of

ʿAbd al-ʿAziz, Muhammad (1947)

aomar boum.

in Dictionary of African Biography

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 968 words.

secretary-general of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Saguia El Hamra and Rio de Oro (Polisario Front) and president

ʿAbd, al-Hamid ben Badis (1889)

zahia smail salhi.

in Dictionary of African Biography

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 1066 words.

Algerian nationalist, was born in Constantine in East Algeria on 5 December 1889 to a scholarly and religious household. His family

ʿAbd al-Karim (fl. late sixteenth–mid-seventeenth century)

jeremy rich.

in Dictionary of African Biography

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 1056 words.

political leader and legendary founder of the Chadian kingdom of Wadai, was born in the late sixteenth century. Since the

ʿAbd, al-Malik I (1541)

amira k. bennison.

in Dictionary of African Biography

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 1223 words.

Moroccan ruler, was one of the sons of Muhammad al-Shaykh of the Saʿdi or Saadian dynasty, which ruled a region

ʿAbd al-Muʾmin (1163)

allen j. fromherz.

in Dictionary of African Biography

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 1572 words.

builder of the Almohad Empire and great Moroccan military leader and able administrator, led the Almohad movement for tawhid,

ʿAbd al-Nasir, Jamal

in Dictionary of African Biography

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 8 words.

ʿAbd al-Rahman, ʿAʾishah (1913)

cathlyn mariscotti.

in Dictionary of African Biography

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 1182 words.

Egyptian Islamic scholar and prominent writer of Arabic literature, was born on 18 November 1913 into a conservative religious household

ʿAbd, al-Rahman al-Mahdi (1885)

m. w. daly.

in Dictionary of African Biography

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 889 words.

leader of the Mahdist movement in Sudan, was the posthumous son of Muhammad Ahmad ibn ʿAbdallah, the Mahdi, and of

ʿAbd al-Rahman ibn Ahmad Bukr (1725)

george michael la rue.

in Dictionary of African Biography

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 742 words.

sultan of the Sudanese kingdom of Darfur from 1785 to 1801, was born to Sultan Ahmad Bukr and an