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The Nordic Africa Institute  |  Newsletter 29 June 2016

Struggle against dependency

ANGOLA. Economic diversification has been a buzzword for years. With the sharp downturn in oil prices it needs to be dealt with urgently.

A constant state of precariousness

MIGRATION. Having already got, or trying to get the correct papers is what conversations among migrants are about.
Assumptions and desires on gender
KEYNOTE SPEAKER. Maria Eriksson Baaz on how researchers' theoretical and political positions shape what they see, and do not see.
Sweden's seat in the UN Security Council
Policy advice. What's in it for Africa and how can Sweden win African support?
Identity and territory
Nigeria. Henrik Angerbrandt has researched regional identities and ethnoreligious conflict in northern Nigeria.
Youth resistance
Tunisia. The revolution did not turn out as the youth had hoped. Now they protest against the new leaders.
Growing discontent
Biafra. While Boko Haram is pushed back in the north, secessionist agitation begins in southeast Nigeria.
Use of cooking-gas
Ghana. Research on how to change household behaviour in the use of cooking fuel.
A Decade of Namibia
New book. NAI-researcher Henning Melber reviews Namibia’s development during the Pohamba Era 2004-2015.
The Nordic Africa Institute is a center for research, documentation and information on modern Africa, based in Uppsala, Sweden, and jointly financed by Finland, Iceland and Sweden. Contact us >>

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