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R. Kiki Edozie

NEPAD. The Kenya-Uganda oil pipeline project, an inter-governmental private-public partnership between the two East African nations, the World Bank and major MNC’s, gained NEPAD status in September 2003. Moreover, sig- nificantly, as part of its commitment to harness and apply science and technology to

Cyril I. Obi

with Africa since 9/11. Examples include various military-military cooperation, partner- ship and capacity building programmes. Th ese include the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) based in Djibouti, the East Africa Counterterrorism Initiative (EACTI) the Trans Sahara Counterterrorism

Pak Nung Wong and Wai Kay Ricky Yue

-Polynesian island powers (e.g. the Sirivijava Empire of the Malacca Strait) who occupy nowadays the archipelagoes and major islands spanning from Madagascar (East Africa) to maritime Southeast Asia, and to the Pacific Ocean. Rim-land is also a critical region where the heartland power, land powers and island powers

Transcultural Connections

Hindi Films, Transborder Fandom and Muslim Hausa Audiences in Northern Nigeria

Abdalla Uba Adamu

). Further acceptance of Hindi films was also because such films developed themes and issues in ways that were far more relevant to East African life than those dreamed up by Hollywood. Thus “the lessons on love that people took from Hindi films were . . . far more resonant with local social life” (ibid

Shihan de Silva Jayasuriya

Portuguese from the Island. When the Dutch defeated the Portuguese in 1658, some Africans who served the Portuguese, joined the Kandyan king’s army. Dutch slavery integrated the Indian Ocean Basin drawing slaves from Africa (East Africa, Madagascar, Mascarene Islands), South Asia (Malabar, Coro- mandel and

Pashington Obeng

, Indrani and – Eaton, Maxwell Richard Slavery and South Asian History . Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2006. Richter, Rev. G., Gazeteer of Coorg , (ed.) New Delhi, 1870, p. 227. Harris, Joseph E. (ed.), Th e African Presence in Asia: Consequences of the East African Slave Trade , pp. 28, 29

Susan Beckerleg

such as the Zanj from the East African Coast. 20 ‘It was reported that in the nineteenth century Egypt white female slaves were at the top of the hierarchy; they were obtained and often married by men who belonged to the upper class. Next came the Habashiyyat [Ethiopian], particularly Oromo, Gurage and

Sherri McFarland

program by gaining access to east African resources due to its relationship with Sudan clearly dem- onstrates that geopolitical interests are the primary reasons for the develop- ment of the alliance between Sudan, Russia, China and Iran. According to the book entitled “Is Violence Inevitable in Africa

E. Ike Udogu

asserting inter alia , that during the ancient Mali Empire, statesmen were exchanged between Mali and Morocco. In the sixteenth century, the Kingdom of Benin sent an ambassador to Portugal, and Bornu exchanged ambassadors with Turkey. Th ere were also pre-colonial commercial and trading treaties on the East

E. Ike Udogu

its independence and impartiality : : : Article 39(1): Every person shall be entitled to freedom of expression, including free- dom to hold opinions and to receive and impart ideas and information without interference : : : Illustration 2 — East Africa Kenya : Chapter V: Protection of Fundamental