NAI Books on the Internet
We are now publishing our Africa Now book series on the internet for anyone to download and read. This will allow our researchers to reach new readers and to be more frequently cited in other academic works.
Elections Don't Bring Changes
Current popular protests in African countries are directed not only against political leaders but also against the whole system affecting people’s social and economic lives, argues well-known French-Egyptian economist Samir Amin. At the CODESRIA general assembly in Dakar early in June he expressed concern that democracy has been reduced to elections only.
A New Dawn for Little Towns
“If I can make it there, I'll make it anywhere” – so run the lyrics from the musical New York, New York. They might just as well have been written about Angola’s booming capital Luanda, one of Africa’s fastest growing cities, which attracts people with dreams and ambitions from all over the continent.
Read interview with Cristina Rodrigues.