Africa Spectrum

(The TQCC of Africa Spectrum is 4. 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 2020-07-01 to 2024-07-01.)
Exploring the Socio-Economic Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic in Marketplaces in Urban Ghana90
Rethinking African Studies: Four Challenges and the Case for Comparative African Studies15
Political Vigilante Groups in Ghana: Violence or Democracy?13
Punching above Weight: How the African Union Commission Exercises Agency in Politics12
African Studies in Distress: German Scholarship on Africa and the Neglected Challenge of Decoloniality11
Exploring Africa's Agency in International Politics9
A Marriage of Convenience on the Rocks? Revisiting the Sino–Angolan Relationship9
Autocratisation by Term Limits Manipulation in Sub-Saharan Africa9
Rethinking African Futures after COVID-198
From “Anglophone Problem” to “Anglophone Conflict” in Cameroon: Assessing Prospects for Peace8
African and Not Religious: The State of Research on Sub-Saharan Religious Nones and New Scholarly Horizons7
Dear German Academia: What is Your Role in African Knowledge Production?7
Participatory Media Cultures: Virality, Humour, and Online Political Contestations in Kenya7
Remittance Houses and Transnational Citizenship: Mapping Eritrea’s Diaspora–State Relationships7
Presidential Term Limits and Regime Types: When Do Leaders Respect Constitutional Norms?6
Process Tracing the Term Limit Struggle in Malawi: The Role of International Democracy Promotion in Muluzi’s Bid for a Third Term6
Cooperation and Conflict at the Horn of Africa: A New Regional Bloc Between Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Somalia and Its Consequences for Eastern Africa5
Patronage, Repression, and Co-Optation: Bobi Wine and the Political Economy of Activist Musicians in Uganda5
Endogenous Obstacles to Development in Global Value Chains: Insights From the Oil and Gas Sector5
Africa's Middle Classes5
Voters’ Perceptions of Gender Differences in Vote Buying: The Case of Tanzania4
The Study of Term Limits in Sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons on Democratisation and Autocratisation4
Citizenship, Indigeneity, and the Experiences of 1.5- and Second-Generation Fulani Herders in Ghana4
Between Coups and Election: Constitutional Engineering and Military Entrenchment in Sudan4
Between Tradition and Modernity: Customary Structures as Agents in Local Governance in Ghana4
Eritrea’s Chosen Trauma and the Legacy of the Martyrs: The Impact of Postmemory on Political Identity Formation of Second-Generation Diaspora Eritreans4