Brand Industries and Shea producing in Ghana

The African Studies Center shared in its newsletter, field work story from Ghana where is the center of Shea production in the world. The story is by Alice Kubo is a PhD candidate in the research project Society and Change in Northern Ghana: Dagomba, Gonja, and the Regional Perspective on Ghanaian History. such research work made me... Continue Reading →


Resistance Flags: Oromo, Biafra and Libya

Yesterday, in African Studies Center (Leiden University), there was a seminar about how Nigerian popular culture captured Biafra war.  the seminar was by Rantimi Jays Julius-Adeoye, Department of Theatre and Film Studies, Redeemer’s University, Nigeria and discussant was Okey Ndubueze, he is Nigerian professor originally from Biafra area. what caught my eye in the presentation is the flag of Biafra... Continue Reading →

The Nile: Ethiopian and Egyptian narrativesالنيل سرديات إثيوبية وأخرى مصرية

the Article I published in Egyptian newspaper ( shorouknews) after I had attended the  event "Let's talk about water" that hosted by UNESCO-IHE in delft on saturday 11/2/2017. نشر فى : الجمعة 17 فبراير 2017 - 9:55 م | آخر تحديث : الجمعة 17 فبراير 2017 - 9:55 م يُطلق على نهر النيل أو بشكل... Continue Reading →

‘Africanist’ Scholar Community in Egypt

Last September,  I was invited to friends/family gathering at Dr.Hedar Ibrahim Aly's place here in Cairo.  This gathering was a kind gesture by Dr.Hedar and his wife to thank who supported and prayed for him in his ailment. Dr. Heder is a sociologist has contributed in Sudanese thoughts mainly in criticizing the Islamism in Sudan. At Dr.Hedar's... Continue Reading →

Urbanization defines my African Identity

Africa is the Sub-Sahara and the countries that located in the north part of the continent are Arab or part of the Middle East or the south of Mediterranean. so the geographical location is a confused issue and that affect the identity of African people. I understand that the  historical experience with  the colonial powers ( from... Continue Reading →

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