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As of July 2019 the ASCL acquisition list is published monthly. The list includes (free) electronic documents, journal articles, books, films and radio programmes recently added to the collection of the ASCL Library and a link to the ASCL journal articles alert.

N.B.  The next issue will be published on Monday, 6 April 2020.


New acquisitions - week 2 2014

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Journal articles

Femi Osofisan tackles graft and corruption : a reading of his socially committed plays / C. O. Adjidahun
In: Tydskrif vir Letterkunde: (2013), jg. 50, nr. 2, p. 111-123.
ASC Subject Headings: corruption ; drama ; Nigeria

Have we heard the last? Oil, environmental insecurity, and the impact of the amnesty programme on the Niger Delta resistance movement / Daniel Egiegba Agbiboa
In: Review of African Political Economy: (2013), vol. 40, no. 137, p. 447-465 : fig. , tab.
ASC Subject Headings: amnesty ; environmental degradation ; Niger Delta conflict ; Nigeria

The development exceptionality of Nigeria : the context of political and social currents / Olayinka Akanle
In: Africa Today: (2013), vol. 59, no. 3, p. 31-48.
ASC Subject Headings: governance ; Nigeria ; State-society relationship ; Subsaharan Africa ; sustainable development

Roadside comforts: truck stops on the forty days road in Western Sudan / Kurt Beck
In: Africa / International African Institute: (2013), vol. 83, no. 3, p. 426-445 : foto's.
ASC Subject Headings: road transport ; roads ; Sudan ; travel

Le Maroc dans la coopération africaine de peche : l'exemple de la COMHAFAT / Azzedine Belrhazi & Nora Talbi
In: Revue africaine des affaires maritimes et des transports: (2013), no. 5, p. 43-50.
ASC Subject Headings: Africa ; fisheries ; international cooperation ; Morocco

Des migrations de pêcheurs de plus en plus conflictuelles en Afrique de l'Ouest / Thomas Binet
In: Revue africaine des affaires maritimes et des transports: (2013), no. 5, p. 51-68 : krt. , tab.
ASC Subject Headings: fishermen ; migrants ; West Africa

'Van vandag af is jou naam Februarie!' : naamgewing en naamstroping in tekste van Diana Ferrus, I.D. du Plessis en Rayda Jacobs / Shamiega Chaudhari
In: Tydskrif vir Letterkunde: (2013), jg. 50, nr. 2, p. 30-46.
ASC Subject Headings: Afrikaans language ; identity ; literature ; personal names ; South Africa

Twittering the Boko Haram uprising in Nigeria : investigating pragmatic acts in the social media / Innocent Chiluwa & Adetunji Adegoke
In: Africa Today: (2013), vol. 59, no. 3, p. 83-102 : tab.
ASC Subject Headings: Islamic movements ; Nigeria ; public opinion ; social media ; terrorism

Rescuing African bodies : celebrities, consumerism and neoliberal humanitarianism / Patricia Daley
In: Review of African Political Economy: (2013), vol. 40, no. 137, p. 375-393.
ASC Subject Headings: Africa ; artists ; consumption ; humanitarian assistance ; Western countries

Beneath Kony 2012 : Americans aligning with arms and aiding others / Amy C. Finnegan
In: Africa Today: (2013), vol. 59, no. 3, p. 137-162.
ASC Subject Headings: Africa ; foreign policy ; Lord's Resistance Army ; NGO ; political action ; Uganda ; United States

La réglementation de l'UEMOA en matière de transport maritime / Léon Folquet
In: Revue africaine des affaires maritimes et des transports: (2013), no. 5, p. 18-25.
ASC Subject Headings: maritime transport ; transport policy ; Union Economique et Monétaire Ouest-Africaine ; West Africa

Some reflections on the prospects for the harmonization of international business laws in Africa : OHADA and beyond / Charles Manga Fombad
In: Africa Today: (2013), vol. 59, no. 3, p. 51-80.
ASC Subject Headings: Africa ; commercial law ; international law ; OHADA

Heroes of the road : race, gender and the politics of mobility in twentieth century Tanzania / Joshua Grace
In: Africa / International African Institute: (2013), vol. 83, no. 3, p. 403-425 : foto's.
ASC Subject Headings: automobiles ; drivers ; mobility ; roads ; Tanzania ; women

Soul-brother Eugène N. Marais : some notes towards a re-edit of his work / Stephen Gray
In: Tydskrif vir Letterkunde: (2013), jg. 50, nr. 2, p. 63-80.
ASC Subject Headings: Afrikaans language ; poetry ; short stories ; South Africa ; writers

The legacies of Thomas Sankara : a revolutionary experience in retrospect / Ernest Harsch
In: Review of African Political Economy: (2013), vol. 40, no. 137, p. 358-374.
ASC Subject Headings: 1983 ; Burkina Faso ; heads of State ; political history ; revolutions

Dwelling on the road: routines, rituals and roadblocks in Southern Ghana / Gabriel Klaeger
In: Africa / International African Institute: (2013), vol. 83, no. 3, p. 446-469 : foto's.
ASC Subject Headings: Ghana ; rituals ; road transport ; roads

Speed governors: road safety and infrastructural overload in post-colonial Kenya, c. 1963-2013 / Mark Lamont
In: Africa / International African Institute: (2013), vol. 83, no. 3, p. 367-384.
ASC Subject Headings: automobiles ; infrastructure ; Kenya ; legislation ; politics ; roads

One hippopotamus and eight blind analysts : a multivocal analysis of the 2012 political crisis in the divided Republic of Mali / Baz Lecocq
In: Review of African Political Economy: (2013), vol. 40, no. 137, p. 343-357.
ASC Subject Headings: 2012 ; jihads ; Mali ; political stability ; Sahara ; Sahel ; Tuareg

L'organisation des activités portuaires au Gabon : une logistique au fonctionnement éclaté / Gisèle Makiela-Magambou
In: Revue africaine des affaires maritimes et des transports: (2013), no. 5, p. 33-42 : fig. , tab.
ASC Subject Headings: Gabon ; ports ; transport policy

Dream of unity: from the United States of Africa to the Federation of African States / Guy Martin
In: African and Asian Studies: (2013), vol. 12, no. 3, p. 169-188 : krt.
ASC Subject Headings: Africa ; African Union ; federalism ; OAU ; pan-Africanism ; political unification

La réglementaton du transport multimodal transroutier des marchandises en droit OHADA / Eulalie Mazigui Ngoue-Nzameyo
In: Revue africaine des affaires maritimes et des transports: (2013), no. 5, p. 26-32.
ASC Subject Headings: commercial law ; French-speaking Africa ; goods transport ; OHADA ; Subsaharan Africa

Comparing peer reviews: the Universal Periodic Review of the UN Human Rights Council and the African Peer Review Mechanism / Edward R. McMahon, Kojo Busia & Marta Ascherio
In: African and Asian Studies: (2013), vol. 12, no. 3, p. 266-289 : tab.
ASC Subject Headings: Africa ; African Peer Review Mechanism ; governance ; human rights ; UN ; world

Ethnography on the road: infrastructural vision and the unruly present in contemporary Dakar / Caroline Melly
In: Africa / International African Institute: (2013), vol. 83, no. 3, p. 385-402.
ASC Subject Headings: capitals ; infrastructure ; roads ; Senegal ; urban transport

The nimbleness of being Fulani / Francis B. Nyamnjoh
In: Africa Today: (2013), vol. 59, no. 3, p. 105-134.
ASC Subject Headings: Bororo ; Cameroon ; citizenship ; elite ; Fulani ; identity ; indigenous peoples ; pastoralists

Models in the construction of female identity in Nigerian postcolonial literature / Omotayo Oloruntoba-Oju & Taiwo Oloruntoba-Oju
In: Tydskrif vir Letterkunde: (2013), jg. 50, nr. 2, p. 5-18.
ASC Subject Headings: identity ; Nigeria ; women ; women writers

Cultural interfaces of self-determination and the rise of the neo-Biafran movement in Nigeria / Godwin Onuoha
In: Review of African Political Economy: (2013), vol. 40, no. 137, p. 428-446.
ASC Subject Headings: culture ; ethnic identity ; Igbo ; Nigeria ; politics ; self-determination

Whats new about Muslim Ismaili transnationalism? : comparing business practices in British East Africa, colonial Mozambique and contemporary Angola / Susana Salvaterra Trovão & Filomena Batoréu
In: African and Asian Studies: (2013), vol. 12, no. 3, p. 215-244 : tab.
ASC Subject Headings: African Indians ; Angola ; colonialism ; East Africa ; entrepreneurs ; identity ; Mozambique

The colonial gesture of development : the interpersonal as a promising site for rethinking aid to Africa / Marcus D. Watson
In: Africa Today: (2013), vol. 59, no. 3, p. 3-28.
ASC Subject Headings: aid workers ; body language ; neocolonialism ; rural population ; South Africa

Neoliberal globalisation and evolving local traditional institutions : implications for access to resources in rural northern Ghana / Joseph A. Yaro
In: Review of African Political Economy: (2013), vol. 40, no. 137, p. 410-427 : krt.
ASC Subject Headings: Ghana ; globalization ; liberalism ; rural economy ; traditional society

The rise and fall of trade unionism in Zimbabwe, part II : 1995-2000 / Paris Yeros
In: Review of African Political Economy: (2013), vol. 40, no. 137, p. 394-409.
ASC Subject Headings: 1990-1999 ; State-society relationship ; trade unions ; Zimbabwe

Electronic documents

Elusive justice : a status report on victims of 2007-2008 post-election violence in Kenya / International Commission of Jurists, 1952-. Kenya Section;Kenya Human Rights Commission. - Nairobi, Kenya : Kenyan Section of the International Commission of Jurists, 2012
ASC Subject Headings: 2007 ; elections ; Kenya ; political violence
Full text: http://www.khrc.or.ke/resources/publications/doc_download/45-elusive- justice.html

Books

Elusive justice : a status report on victims of 2007-2008 post-election violence in Kenya / International Commission of Jurists, 1952-. Kenya Section;Kenya Human Rights Commission. - Nairobi, Kenya : Kenyan Section of the International Commission of Jurists, 2012
ASC Subject Headings: 2007 ; elections ; Kenya ; political violence

Lamu : Kenya's enchanted island / George Abungu, Lorna Abungu, Carol Beckwith, Linda Donley-Reid, Ahmed Sheiki Nabhany & Carol Beckwith. - New York : Rizzoli, 2009
ASC Subject Headings: architecture ; arts ; customs and traditions ; islands ; Kenya ; photographs ; religious festivals

Cities of change : Addis Ababa : transformation strategies for urban territories in the 21st century / Marc Angélil & Dirk Hebel. - Basel [etc.] : Birkhäuser, 2010
ASC Subject Headings: Ethiopia ; metropolitan areas ; urban areas ; urban development ; urban housing ; urban planning ; urban renewal ; urban research ; urban water supply

Global perspectives on football in Africa : visualising the game / Susann Baller, Giorgio Miescher & Ciraj Rassool. - London [etc.] : Routledge, 2013. - (Sport in the global society, Contemporary perspectives)
ASC Subject Headings: 2010 ; advertising ; Africa ; cartoons ; conference papers (form) ; Democratic Republic of Congo ; football ; Ghana ; images ; Kenya ; Namibia ; postage stamps ; posters ; Senegal ; South Africa ; Zimbabwe

Marabouts, Maroc / Tahar Ben Jelloun, Antonio Cores, Beatriz del Rio & Claudio Bravo. - [Paris] : Gallimard, 2009
ASC Subject Headings: death ; historic buildings ; Islam ; Morocco ; photographs ; saints

Shona proverbs : palm oil with which African words are eaten / Ngwabi Bhebe & Advice Viriri. - Gweru : Booklove Publishers, 2012
ASC Subject Headings: proverbs (form) ; Shona language ; Zimbabwe

Guide to Madagascar / Hilary Bradt. - Chalfont St Peter : Bradt Publications, 1988
ASC Subject Headings: Madagascar ; travel books (form)

Penser et gérer la diversité en société: regards sur l'Afrique / Bernard Cros. - Paris : L'Harmattan, 2013. - (Racisme et eugénisme)
ASC Subject Headings: Africa ; cultural pluralism ; ethnic relations ; Kenya ; Nigeria ; race relations ; South Africa ; Uganda

Les engagés des plantations de Mayotte et des Comores (1845-1945) / Marie Didierjean. - Paris : L'Harmattan, 2013. - (Chemins de la mémoire, Série "Histoire de l'océan Indien")
ASC Subject Headings: colonial history ; Comoros ; contract labour ; Mayotte ; migrant workers ; plantations ; resistance ; working conditions

Chikwakwa remembered : theatre and politics in Zambia 1968-1972 / Michael Etherton & John O. Reed. - Dublin : Original Writing, 2011
ASC Subject Headings: academics ; diaries (form) ; personal narratives (form) ; political action ; political repression ; students ; theatre ; Zambia

Pétrole et changement social au Tchad : rente pétrolière et monétisation des relations économiques et sociales dans la zone pétrolière de Doba / Remadji Hoinathy. - Paris : Karthala, 2013
ASC Subject Headings: Chad ; money ; petroleum ; petroleum industry ; rural society ; social change

Communication and media ethics in South Africa / Nathalie Hyde-Clarke. - Kenwyn : Juta Legal and Academic Publishers, 2011
ASC Subject Headings: journalism ; mass media ; media and communication studies ; professional ethics ; social media ; South Africa

Vegetative tree propagation in agroforestry : training guidelines and references / Hannah Jaenicke & Jan Beniest / International Centre for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF). - Nairobi : ICRAF, 2002
ASC Subject Headings: agroforestry ; arid zones ; East Africa ; plant breeding ; Southern Africa ; training programmes ; trees

Roots and routes : Karretjie people of the Great Karoo : the marginalisation of a South African first people / Michael de Jongh. - Pretoria : UNISAPress, 2013
ASC Subject Headings: identity ; living conditions ; nomads ; social history ; South Africa

Op de vleugels van de draak : reizen tussen Afrika en China / Lieve Joris. - Amsterdam [etc.] : Augustus, 2013
ASC Subject Headings: Africa ; Africans ; China ; Chinese ; diasporas ; international trade ; traders ; travel books (form)

The move of God from East Africa : the revival that impacted the whole world / Antony Kangonga Kimani. - Nairobi : Creations Enterprises, 2009
ASC Subject Headings: Church history ; East Africa ; religious movements

Life and times of a bank robber / John Kiggia Kimani. - Nairobi : Spear Books, 2007. - (Spear book)
ASC Subject Headings: banks ; Kenya ; offenders ; personal narratives (form) ; robbery

Livelihoods and CBNRM in Namibia : the findings of the WILD Project : final technical report of the Wildlife Integration for Livelihood Diversification Project (WILD) / S. Andrew Long / Wildlife Integration for Livelihood Diversification Project, Namibia;Namibia. Directorate of Environmental Affairs;Namibia. Directorate of Parks and Wildlife Management. - Windhoek : Wildlife Integration for Livelihood Diversification Project, 2004
ASC Subject Headings: community participation ; development projects ; Namibia ; national parks and reserves ; rural development ; wildlife ; wildlife conservation

New voices over the air : the transformation of the South African Broadcasting Corporation in a changing South Africa / P. Eric Louw & Viola Milton. - New York, NY : Hampton Press, 2012. - (The Hampton Press communication series, Comic art)
ASC Subject Headings: 1990-1999 ; 2000-2009 ; broadcasting ; mass media ; media policy ; South Africa

Between unity and diversity : essays on nation-building in post-apartheid South Africa / Gitanjali Maharaj. - Cape Town [etc.] : Idasa [etc.], 1999
ASC Subject Headings: crime prevention ; economic policy ; governance ; legislation ; nation building ; South Africa

The story of the Tanzania parliament / Pius Msekwa. - [Dar es Salaam] : P. Msekwa, 2012
ASC Subject Headings: parliament ; parliamentary procedure ; personal narratives (form) ; Tanzania

Ritual gestures in Busoga / Charles Mulindwa / Cultural Research Centre, Jinja. - Jinja : Cultural Research Centre, 2001
ASC Subject Headings: animism ; caricatures and cartoons ; ethnic and racial groups ; religious ceremonies ; Uganda

Tanzania distance learning assessment : assessing the use of distance learning to train health care workers in Tanzania / Anya Nartker. - Seattle, WA [etc.] : University of Washington. International training & education center for health (I-TECH), 2009
ASC Subject Headings: distance education ; feasibility studies ; health personnel ; Internet ; medical education ; nurses ; Tanzania ; vocational training

Le poisson fumé sur la Petite Côte sénégalaise : de la pirogue au plat / Fatou Ndoye, Pascale Moity-Maizi & Cécile Broutin. - Montpellier : CIRAD, 2002
ASC Subject Headings: economic recession ; fish ; fish processing ; food consumption ; food hygiene ; marketing ; merchants ; Senegal ; women

Economic interactions of pastoral lowland and highland systems and implications for sustainable livelihoods : a case study in northeastern Ethiopia / Workneh Negatu. - Addis Ababa : Forum for Social Studies, 2011. - (FSS research report ; 7)
ASC Subject Headings: agricultural marketing ; Ethiopia ; livelihoods ; pastoralists

The S.M. Otieno case : death and burial in modern Kenya / J. B. Ojwang, J. N. K. Mugambi & G. O. Aduwo. - Nairobi : Nairobi University Press, 1989
ASC Subject Headings: conflict ; customary law ; funerals ; judgments ; Kenya ; legislation ; Luo

The life and times of Maurice Michael Cardinal Otunga, 1923-2003 / Millicent Osaso. - Eldoret : AMECEA Gaba Publications, 2006. - (AMECEA Gaba Publications triple spearhead ; 176-178)
ASC Subject Headings: biographies (form) ; Catholic Church ; clergy ; Kenya

Japan-African relations : applying the Asian development experience to sub-Saharan Africa / Bertha Z. Osei-Hwedie & Kwaku Osei-Hwedie. - Ithaca, NY : Institute for African development, Cornell University, 2010. - (Institute for African Development occasional paper series ; no. 14)
ASC Subject Headings: Africa ; development cooperation ; economic aid ; foreign policy ; Japan

Highlife Saturday night : popular music and social change in urban Ghana / Nate Plageman*. - Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, 2012
ASC Subject Headings: Ghana ; music history ; popular music ; social change ; urban life

A study guide to The river and the source / Margaret Roche. - Nairobi : Focus, 2012
ASC Subject Headings: Kenya ; novels ; textbooks (form)

Le manguier, le fleuve et la souris / Denis Sassou Nguesso. - [Paris] : JC Lattès, 1997
ASC Subject Headings: autobiographies (form) ; Congo (Brazzaville) ; heads of State

Journey through a vanished world : Sierra Leone 1938 / Robert W. Steel & Colin Johnson. - Oxon : Ituri Publications, 2001
ASC Subject Headings: geographers ; personal observations ; scientific expeditions ; Sierra Leone ; twentieth century

Little Liberia : an African odyssey in New York City / Jonny Steinberg. - London : Jonathan Cape, 2011
ASC Subject Headings: diasporas ; Liberia ; Liberians ; United States

Encouraging change : sustainable steps in water supply, sanitation and hygiene / Sally Sutton, Hope Nkoloma, Fordson Nyirenda, Isaac Mbewe & John Kelleher. - St. Albans [etc.] : [Teaching-aids at low cost (TALC) [etc.], 2003
ASC Subject Headings: health education ; rural water supply ; sanitation ; water supply ; Zambia

Introduction à la sociologie politique du Bénin / Prudent Victor Topanou. - Paris : L'Harmattan, 2013. - (Études africaines)
ASC Subject Headings: Benin ; political sociology ; political systems ; State

Juifs d'Algérie : diaporama d'une diaspora / Gilbert Werndorfer. - Paris : Soline, 2003. - (Collection Diaporama d'une diaspora)
ASC Subject Headings: Algeria ; Jews ; photographs ; social history

Women and inculturated evangelization in Africa / Kenyuyfoon Gloria Wirba. - Nairobi : Catholic University of Eastern Africa Press, 2012. - (AMECEA Gaba publications quadriple spearhead ; nos. 201-204)
ASC Subject Headings: Church ; gender roles ; inculturation ; missions ; Subsaharan Africa ; women

Voyage du Général [Joseph-Simon] Gallieni : cinq mois autour de Madagascar, progrès de l'agriculture, développement commercial, ressources industrielles, moyens de colonisation / X (Capitaine & ***). - Paris : Hachette, 1901
ASC Subject Headings: agriculture ; colonization ; geography ; indigenous peoples ; Madagascar ; trade ; travel books (form)

Vuvuzelanation : Zapiro on SA sport, 1995-2013 / Zapiro & Mike Wills. - Auckland Park : Jacana Media; in association with Zaprock Productions, 2013
ASC Subject Headings: cartoons (form) ; South Africa ; sports

African literature

Zoo city / Lauren Beukes. - Oxford : Angry Robot, 2010
ASC Subject Headings: novels (form) ; South Africa

The whispering trees : short stories / Abubakar Adam Ibrahim. - Lagos : Parrésia Publishers, 2012
ASC Subject Headings: Nigeria ; short stories (form)

The hunter / H. R. O. Kulet. - Nairobi : Sasa Sema, 2011
ASC Subject Headings: Kenya ; novels (form)

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