African Affairs

(The TQCC of African Affairs is 4. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-09-01 to 2023-09-01.)
‘Africa+1’ summit diplomacy and the ‘new scramble’ narrative: Recentering African agency24
The motivations and dynamics of Zimbabwe’s 2017 military coup24
Respecting and circumventing presidential term limits in sub-Saharan Africa: A comparative survey18
Parastatals and economic transformation in South Africa: The political economy of the Eskom crisis15
Party campaign strategies in Ghana: Rallies, canvassing and handouts13
Manipulating Africa? Perspectives on the experimental method in the study of African politics11
The political economy of Biafra separatism and post-war Igbo nationalism in Nigeria10
Tax bargaining, fiscal contracts, and fiscal capacity in Ghana: A long-term perspective10
Introduction: Methodologies for researching Africa10
The (self) protection of civilians in South Sudan: Popular and community justice practices10
The complex choreography of agricultural biotechnology in Africa9
Devolution and the politics of communal tenure reform in Kenya9
From pyramid to pointed egg? A 20-year perspective on poverty, prosperity, and rural transformation in Tanzania8
Diaspora Voting In Kenya: A Promise Denied8
Agaciro, vernacular memory, and the politics of memory in post-genocide Rwanda8
The Sahel crisis since 20127
Refugees And Patronage: A Political History Of Uganda’s ‘Progressive’ Refugee Policies7
The Successes and Failures of Economic Reform in Nigeria’s Post-Military Political Settlement7
Misinformation Across Digital Divides: Theory And Evidence From Northern Ghana6
Briefing: Contextualizing the Bobi Wine factor in Uganda’s 2021 elections5
The foot soldiers of Accra5
Bureaucrats at war: The resilient state in the Congo5
Nomination Violence in Uganda’s National Resistance Movement5
How regional norms shape regional organizations: The Pan-African rhetorical trap and the empowerment of the ECOWAS Parliament5
Reading Mozambique’s mega-project developmentalism through the workplace: evidence from Chinese and Brazilian investments5
Mozambique elections 2019: Pernicious polarization, democratic decline, and rising authoritarianism4
Urban renewal in Ibadan, Nigeria: World class but essentially Yoruba4
The Power of the Pen: Informal Property Rights Documents in Zambia4
Amhara nationalism: The empire strikes back4
Introduction: Women, gender, and change in Africa4
State aesthetics and state meanings: Political architecture in Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire4
Western And Chinese Development Engagements In Uganda’s Roads Sector: An Implicit Division of Labour4
Nigerian Soldiers On The War Against Boko Haram4
Pidgin play: Linguistic subversion on Chinese-run construction sites in Ethiopia4
‘Mbare Musika is ours’: An analysis of a fresh produce market in Zimbabwe4