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Review of African Political Economy

1997 - 2023

Current editor(s): Graham Harrison, Branwen Gruffydd Jones, Claire Mercer, Nicolas Pons-Vignon, Aurelia Segatti and Ray Bush

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2023, volume 50, articles 175

Keeping eyes on Sudan – keeping eyes on austerity pp. 1-8 Downloads
Elisa Greco
Predatory economics fuelling insecurity: violence and the commodification of labour in South Sudan pp. 9-25 Downloads
Stefan Bakumenko
Gramsci’s ‘Southern Question’ and Egypt’s authoritarian retrenchment: subalternity and the disruption of activist agency pp. 26-48 Downloads
Gennaro Gervasio and Andrea Teti
Nahu-kparilim (cattle caretakership): understanding the persistence of unfree Fulani labour and the (non)violent renegotiation of power relations in agrarian economies in northern Ghana pp. 49-70 Downloads
Surulola Eke
He who laughs last laughs the loudest: the 2021 donchi-kubeba (don’t tell) elections in Zambia pp. 71-89 Downloads
James Musonda
Helmi Sharawy (1935–2023) pp. 90-95 Downloads
Reem Abou-El-Fadl
The Pretoria Agreement: mere cessation of hostilities or heralding a new era in Ethiopia? pp. 96-106 Downloads
Fana Gebresenbet and Yonas Tariku
The EFF as a ‘gateway party’? Briefing based on data from the 2021 South African local government elections pp. 107-115 Downloads
Martin Bekker
Africa’s unequal balance pp. 116-124 Downloads
Osama Diab
Democracy, separatist agitation and militarised state response in South East Nigeria pp. 125-137 Downloads
Luke A. Amadi, Fidelis Allen and Zainab L. Mai-Bornu
Africa Development pp. 138-142 Downloads
Ray Bush
Connecting people and voices for radical change in Africa pp. 143-145 Downloads
Leo Zeilig, Chinedu Chukwudinma and Ben Radley

2022, volume 49, articles 174

The return of recession, debt and structural adjustment pp. 523-530 Downloads
Peter Lawrence
Africa’s new urban spaces: deindustrialisation, infrastructure-led development and real estate frontiers pp. 531-549 Downloads
Tom Gillespie and Seth Schindler
Public procurement law, political economy of the lowest responsive bidding, and the development of the water, sanitation and hygiene sector in Nigeria pp. 550-568 Downloads
Aloysius-Michaels Okolie, Kelechi Elijah Nnamani, Chikodiri Nwangwu, Humphrey Nwobodo Agbo and Chinedu Cyril Ike
How armed militancy transformed power relations in the oil communities of Nigeria’s Niger Delta pp. 569-583 Downloads
Tarila Marclint Ebiede
Caught in Europe’s net: ecological destruction and Senegalese migration to Spain pp. 584-600 Downloads
Noam Chen-Zion
Migration, Europe, and the question of political and economic sovereignty in Africa pp. 601-610 Downloads
Hannah Cross
Racial capitalism and capitalism in Africa: the utility and limits of Cedric Robinson’s perspective pp. 611-623 Downloads
Buhari Shehu Miapyen and Umut Bozkurt
Collapsing banks and the cost of finance capitalism in Ghana pp. 624-633 Downloads
Isaac Abotebuno Akolgo
The role of subordinate financialisation in Egypt’s employment crisis pp. 634-642 Downloads
Osama Diab
Tanzania’s solidarity tax pp. 643-651 Downloads
Francis Nyonzo
Connecting people and voices for radical change in Africa pp. 652-654 Downloads
Leo Zeilig, Chinedu Chukwudinma and Ben Radley
Volume Index pp. 655-659 Downloads
The Editors

2022, volume 49, articles 173

Capitalist crises and unstable global and national orders? pp. 369-389 Downloads
Reginald Cline-Cole
Ruth First Prize pp. 390-391 Downloads
The Editors
The climate emergency in Africa: crisis, ‘solutions’ and resistance pp. 392-394 Downloads
Lee Wengraf
Crony capitalist deals and investment in South Africa’s platinum belt: a case study of Anglo American Platinum’s scramble for mining rights, 1995–2019 pp. 395-416 Downloads
Musa Nxele
Mining, capital and dispossession in post-apartheid South Africa pp. 417-435 Downloads
Phillan Zamchiya
‘Illegal’ gold mining and the everyday in post-apartheid South Africa pp. 436-451 Downloads
Tapiwa Madimu
Commercialising the struggle: the organisational and ideological effects of democracy assistance on opposition activism in Zimbabwe pp. 452-471 Downloads
Prolific S. Mataruse and Sally Matthews
Anti-fraud measures in Western Africa and commentary on research findings across the three regions analysed pp. 472-486 Downloads
Nataliya Mykhalchenko and Jörg Wiegratz
Bilateral trade and politico-administrative border relations in Africa: an analysis of the case of Nigeria and Benin Republic pp. 487-497 Downloads
Paul Hezekiah Omeh, Ifeanyichukwu Michael Abada, Celestine Chijioke Onah, Ngozika Josephine Anozie and Benjamin Amujiri
Africa’s lion economies and their gendered impacts: lessons from Asia pp. 498-506 Downloads
Niamh Gaynor
Development of the Blue Economy concept in Eastern Africa: strategic frameworks and a simmering conflict pp. 507-519 Downloads
Claire A. Amuhaya and Denis A. Degterev
Connecting people and voices for radical change in Africa pp. 520-522 Downloads
Leo Zeilig, Chinedu Chukwudinma and Ben Radley

2022, volume 49, articles 172

Popular struggles and the search for alternative democracies pp. 201-208 Downloads
Bettina Engels
Social movements as learning spaces: the case of the defunct Anti-Privatisation Forum in South Africa pp. 209-225 Downloads
Mondli Hlatshwayo
Language of the unheard: police-recorded protests in South Africa, 1997–2013 pp. 226-245 Downloads
Martin Bekker
Evolution and decline: transformation of social movements in Nigeria pp. 246-263 Downloads
Olayinka Ajala
Minimal hegemony in Sudan: exploring the rise and fall of the National Islamic Front pp. 264-286 Downloads
Shahenda Suliman
The centrality of Africa in Lenin’s theory of imperialism pp. 287-302 Downloads
Joe Pateman
Challenges of constitutional reform, economic transformation and Covid-19 in Botswana pp. 303-314 Downloads
Christian John Makgala and Ikanyeng Stonto Malila
Transition now? Another coup d’état in Burkina Faso pp. 315-326 Downloads
Bettina Engels
Elections, constituency consultation and political representation in Boko Haram-affected areas in Nigeria pp. 327-338 Downloads
Osaze Omoragbon and Nafisatu Irene Okhade
Asymmetric electoral authoritarianism? The case of the 2021 elections in Ethiopia pp. 339-354 Downloads
Terrence Lyons and Aly Verjee
Climate catastrophe: the struggle continues pp. 355-360 Downloads
Janet Bujra
Improvement and change in rural Tanzania pp. 361-364 Downloads
Andrew Coulson
Connecting people and voices for radical change in Africa pp. 365-368 Downloads
Leo Zeilig

2022, volume 49, articles 171

Mozambique – neither miracle nor mirage pp. 1-10 Downloads
Carlos Nuno Castel-Branco and Elisa Greco
The historical logic of the mode of capital accumulation in Mozambique pp. 11-45 Downloads
Carlos Nuno Castel-Branco
Financialisation, narrow specialisation of production and capital accumulation in Mozambique pp. 46-66 Downloads
Carlos Nuno Castel-Branco and Diogo Maia
Work in agro-industry and the social reproduction of labour in Mozambique: contradictions in the current accumulation system pp. 67-86 Downloads
Rosimina Ali and Sara Stevano
The expansion of capitalist agricultural production and social reproduction of rural labour: contradictions within the logic of capital accumulation in Mozambique pp. 87-106 Downloads
Carlos Muianga
Class, politics and dynamic accumulation processes around the Sino-Mozambican rice project in the lower Limpopo, 2005–2014 pp. 107-137 Downloads
Ana Sofia Ganho
Green extractivism and financialisation in Mozambique: the case of Gilé National Reserve pp. 138-160 Downloads
Natacha Bruna
Commercial finance for development: a back door for financialisation pp. 161-172 Downloads
Ewa Karwowski
Debt, distress, dispossession: towards a critical political economy of Africa’s financial dependency pp. 173-183 Downloads
Tim Zajontz
The death of political possibility? Reading State and society in Nigeria 40 years on pp. 184-191 Downloads
Portia Roelofs
Postcolonial security: Britain, France, and West Africa’s Cold War pp. 192-194 Downloads
Mohamed Chamekh
Migration beyond capitalism pp. 194-196 Downloads
Sophia Hayat Taha
Connecting people and voices for radical change in Africa pp. 197-199 Downloads
Leo Zeilig
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