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Fahamu produces a series of special reports, some of which are published in Pambazuka News, and some of which are made available as separate downloadable documents from this website.
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1. Special issue on Rwanda
1 April 2004
2. Unfinished business - African leaders must act now to ratify the protocol on the rights of women
24 June 2004
3. The International Monetary Fund and World Bank in Africa: A ‘disastrous’ record
23 September 2004
4. Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa: A pre-condition for health and food security
20 January 2005
5. Special Issue on Debt and Africa
10 March 2005
6. Protocol on the Rights of Women in red, yellow and green
30 June 2005
7. Focus on G8: Make looting history
7 July 2005
8. Economic Partnership Agreements: territorial conquest by economic means?
21 July 2005
9. Aid dependence and the MDGs
8 September 2005
10. Women’s Rights Protocol: Challenges of Domestication
22 September 2005
11. WTO Special issue: Will Africa stand firm in Hong Kong?
8 December 2005
12. Alternatives to neo-liberalism
15 December 2005
13. Globalisation, trade and justice: special issue
2 February 2006
14. The silences in the NGO discourse: the role and future of NGOs in Africa
A paper by Issa G Shivji
15. Globalisation, trade and justice: focus on human rights
1 June 2006
Editorials from Pambazuka News 2004
Edited by Firoze Manji & Patrick Burnett
This timely book provides an African perspective on development and social justice in Africa, something which rarely finds expression in the mainstream Northern media. The book is a collection of the 2004 editorials of Pambazuka News, and its 46 contributors include such distinguished African intellectuals and activists as Demba Moussa Dembele, Mahmood Mamdani, Adebayo Olukoshi, Kewsi Kwaa Prah, Brian Raftopoulos, Pierre Sané and Ernest Wamba dia Wamba.
You may download chapters from the book below, in pdf format.
CHAPTER 1 Africa and the Process of ‘Undevelopment’
CHAPTER 2 Remembering Rwanda
CHAPTER 3 Joining Hands: Regional Integration in Southern Africa
CHAPTER 4 Not Yet a Force for Freedom: the Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa
CHAPTER 5 Resource Exploitation in Nigeria
CHAPTER 6 Discussing the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Heart of Africa
CHAPTER 7 An ‘Unhappy Birthday’: the World Bank and International Monetary Fund Turn 60
CHAPTER 8 The Road Home for Africa’s Refugees
CHAPTER 9 Four Years Down the Road in Zimbabwe
CHAPTER 10 Naming the Darfur Genocide