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Mahmood Mamdani

Mahmood Mamdani

    Nation state: Nyerere's legacy
    Nation state: Nyerere's legacy
    Assessments of Julius Nyerere, Tanzania’s first president, are conventionally focused on his quest for ujamaa, a just social order based on...
    Africa's post-colonial scourge
    Africa's post-colonial scourge
    The central question facing higher education in Africa today is what it means to teach the humanities and social sciences in the current historical...
    Beware Human Rights Fundamentalism!
    Beware Human Rights Fundamentalism!
    When former South African president Thabo Mbeki makes the African case for a postponement of the International Criminal Court's (ICC) indictment of...
    Will the UN occupy Darfur?
    Will the UN occupy Darfur?
    Significant changes are currently taking place on the ground in Darfur. The peacekeeping forces of the African Union (AU) are being replaced by a...
    Darfur: the politics of naming
    Darfur: the politics of naming
    The similarities between Iraq and Darfur are remarkable. The estimate of the number of civilians killed over the past three years is roughly...
    Darfur: the politics of naming
    Darfur: the politics of naming
    The similarities between Iraq and Darfur are remarkable. The estimate of the number of civilians killed over the past three years is roughly...
    The assault on African education
    The assault on African education
    The assault on the developmentalist university came from the new global development bureaucracy, particularly the Bretton Woods institutions. They...