African Studies

(The median citation count of African Studies is 0. 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 2020-02-01 to 2024-02-01.)
Toxic waste dumping in the Global South as a form of environmental racism: Evidence from the Gulf of Guinea20
Everyday practices of poor urban women to access water: Lived realities from a Nairobi slum12
Causes and Effects of Rural-Urban Migration in Ethiopia: A Case Study from Amhara Region10
Petty corruption in the public sector: A comparative study of three East African countries through a behavioural lens10
Urbanisation and the water challenge in Africa: Mapping out orders of water scarcity9
‘We're now the Walking Dead’: Predatory Policing, Youth Agency and Framing in Nigeria’s #EndSARS Social Activism8
Christianity and Masquerade Practices Among the Youth in Nsukka, Nigeria7
Bleeding from One Generation to the Next: The Media and the Constructions of Gukurahundi Postmemories by University Students in Zimbabwe6
Navigating Traditional and Modern Institutions in City Governance: The Role of Chieftaincy in Spatial Planning in Tamale, Ghana6
Satire, Agency and the Contestation of Patriarchy in Ibibio Women’s Songs6
Traditional Authorities in African Cities: Setting the Scene6
#African Time: Making the Future Legible5
‘I cannot stand up to the authority of my chief nor the state’: reflections on development-induced housing mobility in pro-poor housing systems in Tamale, Ghana5
The South African land question in light of Nelson Mandela’s political thought5
Learning and performing political violence: ZANU-PF Youth and the 2008 presidential run-off election in Zimbabwe4
An Ethnopragmatic Analysis of Death-Prevention Names in the Karanga Society of Zimbabwe4
‘A Song is Not Just a Song’: Community Mobilisation and Psychosocial Healing in South Africa’s AIDS Crisis3
Local Governance and Traditional Authority in the Kingdom of Eswatini: The EvolvingTinkhundlaRegime3
Traditional Authorities and Spatial Planning in Urban Burkina Faso: Exploring the Roles and Land Value Capture by Moose Chieftaincies in Ouagadougou3
Reading the Place and Role of Endogenous Governance Structures in Modernist Physical Planning: The Case of theBogosiand theKgotlain Botswana2
A Comparative Analysis of the Influence of Traditional Authority in Urban Development in South Africa and Eswatini2
‘Such a Thing Does Not Have a Name in his Country’: Entanglements of Diaspora and ‘Home’ Homes in the Zimbabwean Short Story of Crisis2
Foreigners in the South African Media: A Critical Discourse Analysis1
Surfeit and Silence: Sexual Violence in the Apartheid Archive1
Men’s Emic Perspectives on Factors Contributing to Child Sexual Abuse Vulnerability on the Islands of Western Kenya1
Big Tsek: Joburg’s Private Surveillance Network and our Public Deficit1
School infrastructure as a predictor of teacher identity construction in Tanzania: The lesson from secondary education enactment policy1
The Causes of Blood Feud in Amhara Regional State, Ethiopia1
Alfred Nzo: Reassessing a Misunderstood Minister1
‘Then … Horror! Horror!': Laughter, Terror and Rebellion in the Unpublished Plays of H.I.E. Dhlomo1
Intimate Archives: Interventions on Gender, Sexuality and Intimacies1
The Consolidation Of ‘Traditional Villages’ In Pikine, Senegal: Negotiating Legitimacy, Control and Access to Peri-Urban Land1
Pastoralism and politics of exclusion in Ibarapa, Oyo State, Nigeria1
Settling in Motion as Consciousness: Nyasa (Malawian) Informal Transit Across Southern Rhodesia towards South Africa from the 1910s to the 1950s1
Catching the Disc: Panopticism, Surveillance and Punishment as a Pedagogical Tool in the Acquisition of Colonial Languages in Post-Colonial Schooling1
Identities, exclusionism and politics in Africa1
The Politics of the Penis: Post-Apartheid Zulu Nationalism and Martial Masculinity, ca 1999 to 20180
Ethnocentrism in African politics: The Nigerian experience0
Institutional Prosperity: No Money, No Church, No Fellowship in South Africa? Migrant Women’s Relationships in a Context of Lack at Saint Aidan’s Anglican Church0
Constructing the Symbolic Agendas of Political and Structural Transformation with the Discourse of Black Economic Empowerment in South Africa0
Sex, Lives and Videotape: The Transhistoricity of an Itinerant Visual Archive0
Citizenship Attitudes and Social Inequality Among Moroccan University Students0
Urbanised Ageing and Strategic Welfare Space in a Namibian Former Township0
Nationhood and Ethnic Ideology: Examining Selected Cartoon Paratexts in Kwani?0
Politics, Jokes and Power in Africa: The View From Stand-Up Comedy0
Staying a ‘Real Man’: Sexual Performance Concerns and Alternative Masculinities Among Young Men in Urban Tanzania0
The Fluidity of Patriarchy: Kinship, Tradition and the Prevention of Gendered Violence in Lugbaraland, Uganda0
An analysis of metaphors in the biographies of the ‘GDR children of Namibia’0
Exile and postcolonial national redemption in Ben Okri’s The Famished Road and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus0
Silent Agents of Nationalist Struggle? Women of Mozambique, Fighting a War Within a War0
The ‘two democracies’ and Africa’s burden0
Thandika Mkandawire: A ‘young’ African economist’s appreciation0
Sincere Intimacy, Genre and Heterotopology of a Confessional Public0
Dr Vera Bührmann (1910–1998): From Volksmoeder to Igqira? A Popular Myth Re-examined0
The Ghost of Gulamo Nabi: The 1983 Case that Fractured the Façade of Multiracial Unity in Mozambican Socialism0
Trans(forming) Archives: Speculative Biographies of Ethiopians Between and Beyond Genders0
The 2019 Vilakazi Prize Report0
Blaming the Other: Migrancy and Populism in Contemporary South Africa0
In Praise of Ostentation: Social Class in Lagos and the Aesthetics of Nollywood's Ówàḿbẹ̀ Genres0
‘C’était bien à l’Époque’: Work and Leisure among Retrenched Mineworkers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo0
Entrenched Coloniality? Colonial-Born Black Women, Hair and Identity in Post-Apartheid South Africa0
Abdellah Taïa and an Emergent Queer African Islamic Discourse: Texts, Visibility and Intimate Archives0
Echoes of home: Mamtiseni in the everyday of post-apartheid amaBhaca women migrants in Johannesburg, circa 1994–20170
Guns, Truncheons and the Virus: An Analysis of Liberation War Ideology in the Covid-19 Pandemic Response in Zimbabwe0
The High Court Ruling Against Ingonyama Trust: Implications for South Africa’s Land Governance Policy0
The terrorist and the mercenary: Private warriors against Nigeria’s Boko Haram0
Low Season0
Twentieth-Century South African Women’s Memoir as Historiography0
Rereading Burying SM as a ‘Social Reproduction Text’0
Good for Elections but not for Government: Zongos and the Politics of Exclusion in Ghana0
Making Ends Meet: Experiences of Older Women Heading Households in Rural Domboshava, Zimbabwe0
Communal Land and Belonging Among Foreign Former Farmworkers in Zimbabwe0
Anti-Politics and Free Maternal Health Services in Kilifi County, Kenya0
Neoliberal Leveraging of the Colonial Imagination: A Global South Reading of Tobacco Ads in Africa0
Along the museological grain: An exploration of the (geo)political inheritance inIsishweshwe Story: Material Women?0
Invisible in Plain Sight? Grandfathers Caring for Orphaned Grandchildren in Rural Malawi0
Musical figures of enslavement and resistance in Semzaba’s Kiswahili playTendehogo0
Unsettling the Ranks: 1930s Zulu-Language Writings on African Progress and Unity in The Bantu World0
Popular Culture and Decolonisation: Themes, Tropes and Trajectories in Nigerian Hip Hop0
Mbeki’s ‘I am an African’ Speech: Mobilising Psycho-Political Resources for Political Reconstitution of Post-Apartheid South Africa0