African Affairs

(The TQCC of African Affairs is 3. 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.)
‘Africa+1’ summit diplomacy and the ‘new scramble’ narrative: Recentering African agency38
Parastatals and economic transformation in South Africa: The political economy of the Eskom crisis25
The (self) protection of civilians in South Sudan: Popular and community justice practices17
Party campaign strategies in Ghana: Rallies, canvassing and handouts15
Misinformation Across Digital Divides: Theory And Evidence From Northern Ghana12
The Sahel crisis since 201212
Refugees And Patronage: A Political History Of Uganda’s ‘Progressive’ Refugee Policies12
The political economy of Biafra separatism and post-war Igbo nationalism in Nigeria11
The complex choreography of agricultural biotechnology in Africa11
Briefing: Contextualizing the Bobi Wine factor in Uganda’s 2021 elections11
Agaciro, vernacular memory, and the politics of memory in post-genocide Rwanda10
Diaspora Voting In Kenya: A Promise Denied10
Reading Mozambique’s mega-project developmentalism through the workplace: evidence from Chinese and Brazilian investments9
Nomination Violence in Uganda’s National Resistance Movement8
State aesthetics and state meanings: Political architecture in Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire8
Amhara nationalism: The empire strikes back7
Urban renewal in Ibadan, Nigeria: World class but essentially Yoruba7
The politics of autocratic survival in Equatorial Guinea: Co-optation, restrictive institutional rules, repression, and international projection6
Pidgin play: Linguistic subversion on Chinese-run construction sites in Ethiopia6
Western And Chinese Development Engagements In Uganda’s Roads Sector: An Implicit Division of Labour6
Nigerian Soldiers On The War Against Boko Haram5
The Power of the Pen: Informal Property Rights Documents in Zambia5
How regional norms shape regional organizations: The Pan-African rhetorical trap and the empowerment of the ECOWAS Parliament5
The 2020 Ivorian election and the ‘third-term’ debate: A crisis of ‘Korocracy’?5
Introduction: The uncertainties of Ghana’s 2020 elections4
New Insights On Africa’s Autocratic Past4
Ruling Party Patronage, Brokerage, and Contestations at Urban Markets in Harare4
Securocratic state-building: the rationales, rebuttals, and risks behind the extraordinary rise of Rwanda after the genocide4
Introduction: The social reproductive question of land contestations in Africa4
State Weakness, a Fragmented Patronage-Based System, and Protracted Local Conflict in the Central African Republic3
‘Thieves Should not Live Amongst People’: Under-Protection and Popular Support for Police Violence in Nairobi3
Homeownership, Legal Administration, And The Uncertainties Of Inheritance In South Africa’s Townships: Apartheid’s Legal Shadows3
Fitting China in: local elite collusion and contestation along Kenya’s standard Gauge Railway3
Hustler Populism, Anti-Jubilee Backlash And Economic Injustice In Kenya’s 2022 Elections3
Wealth, Power And Institutional Change in Tanzania’s Parliament3
India’s Infrastructure Building In Africa: South-South Cooperation And The Abstraction Of Responsibility3
Alms, Arms, And The Aftermath: The Legacies Of Rebel Provision Of Humanitarian Aid In Ethiopia3
Fighting fences and land grabbers in the struggle for the Commons in N≠a Jaqna, Namibia3
The Politics of Non-State Security Provision in Burkina Faso: Koglweogo Self-Defence Groups’ Ambiguous Pursuit of Recognition3
Opposition in a hybrid regime: The functions of opposition parties in Burkina Faso and Uganda3
Women’s rights and critical junctures in constitutional reform in Africa (1951–2019)3