Journal Afrika Focus

Afrika Focus is an interdisciplinary journal dealing with Africa. Afrika Focus is an open access journal which is published biannually and subject to international peer-review.
 
As of January 2008 Afrika Focus is co-published by the Gents Africa Platform (GAP) and Afrika Brug, the organisation which has been publishing the journal for twenty years. Afrika Focus was first published in 1985 and replaced the AVRUG-bulletin which in 1978 replaced the Nieuwsbulletin van de Afrika-Vereniging van de Rijksuniversiteit Gent. The latter first appeared in 1972.
 
The entire archive of Afrika Focus and its predecessors is available online.

Afrika Focus is listed as a journal with peer review on the journal list of the Flemisch Academic Bibliografic Database (Vlaams Academisch Bibliografisch Bestand - VABB). Afrika Focus is also indexed by the International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (ProQuest).

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Current issue 2013 (26:2)

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Articles

William ROLLASON

Performance, poverty and urban development: Kigali’s motari andthe spectacle city  [9]

Petra DEBUSSCHER

Gender equality in European Union development policy: incorporatingwomen’s voices or confirming hierarchies?  [31]

Nshindi-Germain MULAMBA

Luba folklore and women's ethno-gendered discourse of wifehood in “Cintu Wa Bujitu”  [47]

Marcos Abilio NHAPULO

Teacher and learner beliefs and expectations aboutEnglish language teaching and learning at a Mozambican University  [81]

Tadesse Chanie SEWNET & Fassil Assefa TUJU

Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi associated with shade trees and Coffea arabica L.in a coffee-based agroforestry system in Bonga, Southwestern Ethiopia  [111]

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Reports – Rapports

Nasrin Gharahi GHEHI

Estimation of N2O and NO emission from a tropical highland forest in Rwanda  [133]

Bienvenu Sene MONGABA

Le lingála dans l’enseignement des sciences dans les écoles de Kinshasa.Une approche socioterminologique  [142]

Cosmas Nzaka MUNGA, Edward KIMANI & Ann VANREUSEL

Ecological and socio-economic assessment of Kenyan coastal fisheries: the case ofMalindi-Ungwana Bay artisanal fisheries versus semi-industrial bottom trawling  [151]

Marlise RICHTER

Characteristics, sexual behaviour and access to health care services forsex workers in South Africa  [165]

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Reviews – Comptes rendus

Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée (Stanislas Lisowski)  [177]

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Current issue 2013 (26:1)

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Articles

Takele Soboka BULTO

Wolf in sheep’s clothing? The interpretation and application of the equality guarantee under the Ethiopian constitution   [11]

James R. BRENNAN

Rents and entitlements: reassessing Africa’s urban pasts and futures   [37]

Raymond C. BUSH

Making the twenty first century its own: Janus faced African (under) development   [51]

Bart P.  VANSPAUWEN

Cultural struggles in the lusofonia arena: Portuguese-speaking migrant musicians in Lisbon   [67]

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Reports

Giselle CORRADI

Advancing human rights in legally plural Africa: the role of development actors in the justice   [89]

Sarah DELPUTTE

The EU as an emerging coordinator in development cooperation: perspectives from sub-Saharan Africa   [99]

Gilbert KADIMA BATUMONA ADI

Etude de la néologie terminologique en Bantu: cas de la cilubalisation des termes français des équipements et matériels de bureau   [108]

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Current issue 2012 (25:2)

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Articles

Remco VAN HAUWERMEIREN

The Ogaden War: Somali women’s roles... [9]

Inge BRINKMAN

Town, village and bush: war and cultural landscapes in south-eastern Angola (1966-2002) ...[31]

Busani MPOFU

Perpetual ‘Outcasts’?: Squatters in peri-urban Bulawayo, Zimbabwe ...[45]

Sariette BATIBONAK

Sorcellerie en milieu urbain amplifiée par les pentecôtismes camerounais ...[65]

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Reports

Charles BAKUNDUKIZE

Hydrogeological and hydrogeochemical investigation of a Precambrian basement aquifer in Bugesera Region (Burundi) ...[89]

Jan CHERLET

Development aid to water management in Mali: the actors, ‘global’ paradigms, and ‘local’ translations ...[94]

Katrien DE GRAEVE

“Making families”: parenting and belonging in transnational adoption in Flanders ...[100]

Karen DEL BIONDO

Norms, self-interest and effectiveness: explaining double standards in EU reactions to violations of democratic principles in Sub-Saharan Africa ...[109]

Amaury FRANKL

Gully development and its spatio-temporal variability since the late 19th century in the northern Ethiopian Highlands ...[121]

Kristien MICHIELSEN

HIV prevention for young people in Sub-Saharan Africa: effectiveness of interventions and areas for improvement. Evidence from Rwanda ...[132]

Rachid MOUSSADEK

Impacts de l’agriculture de conservation sur les propriétés et la productivité des vertisols du Maroc Central ...[147]

Sanctus MUSAFIRI

Airway function in healthy and chronic respiratory diseased: An observational cohort study in Rwanda ...[152]

Olubayo OLUDURO

Oil exploitation and human rights violations in Nigeria’s oil producing communities ...[160]

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