(The TQCC of Africa is 1. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
‘Making men fall’: queer power beyond anti-normativity21
‘Human ATMs’: M-Pesa and the expropriation of affective work in Safaricom's Kenya21
Harnessing the ‘hustle’: struggle, solidarities and narratives of work in Nairobi and beyond Introduction18
Frontiers and pioneers in (the study of) queer experiences in Africa Introduction15
Intellectual and cultural work in times of austerity13
‘Youth are redrawing the map’: temporalities and terrains of the hustle economy in Mathare, Nairobi11
Hloniphaand health: ancestors, taboos and social medicine in South Africa10
‘Under construction’: everyday anxieties and the proliferating social meanings of China in Kenya10
Made in China, fashioned in Africa: ethnic dress in Ethiopia and Mozambique7
Quietly queer(ing): the normative value ofsuturaand its potential for young women in urban Senegal7
History, legitimacy, and Renamo's return to arms in central Mozambique6
Death without mourning: homosexuality,homo sacer, and bearable loss in Central Africa5
The making of a conservation landscape: the emergence of a conservationist environmental infrastructure along the Kwando River in Namibia's Zambezi region5
Anusocratie? Freemasonry, sexual transgression and illicit enrichment in postcolonial Africa5
Capitalizing Africa: high finance from below5
‘You will build me’: fiscal disobedience, reciprocity and the dangerous negotiations of redistribution on Nairobi's matatu4
Providing to belong: masculinities, hustling and economic uncertainty in Nairobi ‘ghettos’4
The spectre of rootless urban youth (bayaaye) inKulyennyingi,a novel of Amin-era Uganda4
Hackers of the heart: digital sorcery and virtual intimacy in Côte d'Ivoire3
Moral navigation and child fostering in Chiawa, Zambia3
‘Like a drag or something’: central texts at the pioneering forefront of contemporary Nigerian queerscapes3
Chronicles of Bailundo: a fragmentary account in Umbundu of life before and after Portuguese colonial rule3
Dreams and constraints of an African publisher: Walter Bgoya, Tanzania Publishing House and Mkuki na Nyota, 1972–20203
The dead archive: governance and institutional memory in independent Mozambique3
Kinship and gendered economic conduct in matrilineal Offinso, Ghana3
Elders and transactional relationships in Sierra Leone: rethinking synchronic approaches3
Tindaanaship and tindaanas in traditional Gurensi (Frafra) communities: land use and practices3
Questioning territories and identities in the precolonial (nineteenth-century) Lake Kivu region3
What's (not) in a leather pouch? Tracing Islamic amulets in Asante, Ghana3
Government work in Idi Amin's Uganda3
Introduction: the stuff of African cities3
‘Idle minds’ and ‘empty stomachs’: youth, violence and religious diversity in coastal Kenya2
‘Money looks for money’: managing financialization in eastern Uganda2
‘We are taught to act’: hustling on the move in Kampala and Nairobi2
‘Monkeys play by sizes’: the reconstruction of military hierarchy in Ghana's armed forces2
Risk and labour in the archives: archival futures from Uganda2
‘Its name is Awetasc’: devices and the everyday life of people with physical disability in Ethiopia2
From ‘ethnic militias’ to ‘jungle justice’? Research and change in vigilantism in Nigeria2
The meaning and uses of privatization: the case of the Ethiopian developmental state2
Credible risk: private credit bureaus and the work of loan officers in West Africa2
Rhythms of the unemployed: making art and making do through spoken word in Kisumu, Kenya2
The social contract and industrial citizenship: Nigerian trade unions’ role in the recurring fuel subsidy protests2
Border crimes, extraterritorial jurisdiction, and the racialization of sovereignty in the Ethiopia–British Somaliland borderlands during the 1920s2
From discursive resistance to new genealogies: rethinking Israelite identities in Africa through the case of Nuer Christian Zionists2
Researching post-independence Africa in regional archives: possibilities and limits in Benin, Cabo Verde, Ghana and Congo-Brazzaville1
Mary Njeri Kinyanjui, African Markets and the Utu-ubuntu Business Model: a perspective on economic informality in Nairobi. Cape Town: African Minds (pb R250 – 978 1 928331 78 0). 2019, 200 pp.1
Sticks and wheelchairs for elderly people in central Uganda: values of utility, provenance and presentation1
Joseph Tonda, the social sciences and the vortex of city life in Africa1
The death of Adumissa: a suicide at Cape Coast, Ghana, around 18001
Never enough: neoliberalizing Namibian middle-class marriages1
Nico Cloete, Ian Bunting and François van Schalkwyk (eds), Research Universities in Africa. Cape Town: African Minds (R300 – 978 1 928331 87 2). 2018, 314 pp.1
On bundling: the aesthetics of exchange and growth in central Uganda1
A share in the sands: trips, pits and potholes in Accra, Ghana1
Politics by night: histories of extraversion and rumours of body part theft on the south coast of Kenya1
Sign language as a technology: existential and instrumental perspectives of Ugandan Sign Language1
Overheated stomachs: notes on urban life and toxicity in Nakuru, Kenya1
Tasting ‘kienyeji’: gustatory explorations of city futures in Nakuru, Kenya1
Entangled oligarchies: structure, agency and rent seeking in South Africa1
Tuning in to his-story: an account of radio in Ghana through the experience of B. S. Gadzekpo1
The carnality of power1
Embracing and denouncing the ‘Mecca uniform’ in Nigerian mass media, 1950s–1970s1
Chinua Achebe’s postcolony: a literary anthropology of postcolonial decadence1
Getting by in a bibliometric economy: scholarly publishing and academic credibility in the Nigerian academy1
City of icebergs: materiality, surface and depth in Nairobi’s built environment1
‘Losing complexes’: navigating technology, moral careers and mobility among disabled people in Kinshasa1
Investing in independence: popular shareholding on the West African stock exchange1
Disrupted dreams of development: neoliberal efficiency and crisis in Angola1
Disability and technology in Africa: introduction1
The politics of literature in Malawi: Filemon Chirwa, Nthanu za Chitonga and the battle for the Atonga tribal council1
Female slam poets of francophone Africa: spirited words for social change1
Urmila Mohan and Laurence Douny (eds), The Material Subject: rethinking bodies and objects in motion. Abingdon and New York NY: Routledge (hb £90 – 978 1 350 07736 2). 2021, xxi + 246 pp1
Censorship, citizenship and cosmopolitan unity in Muslim and Christian creative responses to repression in northern Nigeria1
Ibadi Muslim schools in post-revolutionary Zanzibar1
Ghana muntie: from Station ZOY to the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation1
‘My eyes are my ears’: Deaf people appropriating AIDS education messages in Uganda1
Frontiers of belonging and politics of identity: the materiality of funeral rituals and festivals in Nigeria’s urban space1
Saving the ‘indigenous banks’: moral politics of economic sovereignty in Ghana’s 2017–19 financial crisis1
Paradigm-breaking pandemics, old academic politics1
‘Madmen, womanizers, and thieves’: moral disorder and the cultural text of refugee encampment in Kenya1
Becoming militant: embodying the Guinean revolution and Guinea–China relations1
The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN) since 1954: education, Muslim–Christian encounters and regional variation1
Disarming the xenophobic everyday: Muslim migrants and the horizons of urban mutuality in Durban1
Rejoicing of the hearts: Turkish constructions of Muslim whiteness in Africa south of the Sahara1
‘You can’t do politics without money’: female politicians, matronage, and the limits of gender quotas in Kenya1
On the theologico-theatrical: popular culture and the economic imperative in Nigerian Pentecostalism1
‘The food is not enough’: disability and food aid technologies in a Ugandan refugee settlement1
Racial-state-capitalism? The role of the state in making the (colonial) bourgeoisie1
Scientific knowledge and sexual advocacy: African publics, choiceless citizens and potential confounders1
‘Provisional notes on the postcolony’ in Congo studies: an overview of themes and debates1