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1 Introduction The relations between Iran and East Africa are easily demonstrated through the historical impact of Shirazi civilisation on the East African coast, as is compiled here by a survey of published work on the subject. 1 However, some scholars trivialise the important role of

In: Utafiti
Institutional, Substantive and Comparative EU Aspects
East African Community Law provides a comprehensive and open-access text book on EAC law. Written by leading experts, including the president of the EACJ, national judges, academics and practitioners, it provides the most complete overview to date of this increasingly important field. Uniquely, the book also provides a systematic comparison with EU law. EU companion chapters provide concise overviews of EU law and its development, offering valuable inspiration for the application and further development of EAC law.

The book has been written for all practitioners, judges, civil servants, academics and students faced with questions of EAC law. It discusses institutional, substantive and jurisdictional issues, including the nature of EAC law, free movement and competition law as well as the reception of EAC law in Partner States.

Protestant Missionaries as Change Agents in East Africa: The Impact of Religious Orthodoxy KENYON N. GRIFFIN AND MICHAEL J. HORAN The University of Wyoming, Laramie, U. S. A. ABSTRACT This paper examines the relationship between religious beliefs and the role orientations of a sample of

In: Journal of Asian and African Studies
This book examines the existing counter-terrorism laws and practices in the six-member East African Community (EAC) as it applies to a range of law enforcement and military activities under various international legal obligations. Dr. Christopher E. Bailey provides a comparative examination of existing national law for EAC countries, including compliance with obligations under international human rights and international humanitarian law, and offers a range of legal reform recommendations. This book addresses two primary, related research questions: To what extent do the current national counter-terrorism laws and practices of the EAC Partner States comply with existing international human rights safeguards? What laws or practices can the EAC adopt to achieve better compliance with human rights safeguards in both civilian and military counter-terrorism operations?

AND Introduction A business environment creates opportunities and barriers to entrepreneur- ship and commercial progress. The East African business environment has generally been characterised as hindering, more than facilitating entrepre- neurial endeavours throughout most of the

In: African and Asian Studies
Author: Philip C. Aka

That assessment turned out to be precipitate. Uganda is a country in East Africa of about 39 million people as of 2015. 12 It is a country hemmed in by Kenya in the East, Rwanda in the West, Africa’s newest nation South Sudan in the North, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaïre) as

In: African and Asian Studies

Recent re-excavation of Mumba Rockshelter unearthed an unbiased lithic sample from Bed V. Technological analysis has permitted a reinterpretation of the so-called Mumba Industry, a transitional industry between Middle and Later Stone Ages originally defined by Mehlman (1989). Our data confirm Mehlman’s observation that the “evolutionary” markers in Mumba Bed V are basically typological. However, our study differs from his in that we classify all of Bed V as LSA based on the combined analyses of typology and technology in our excavated assemblage. From a technological perspective, no changes have been observed throughout the sequence, and continuity is the main technological characteristic of the series. The only transitional marker from Lower through Upper Bed V is the appearance of the geometric crescent in the latter, taking into account that microliths exist throughout the sequence. This evidence casts some doubts on previous interpretations and underscores the need to recover a larger sample using modern excavation techniques. It also stresses the need to define the MSA/LSA transition in better terms, combining techno-typological criteria.

In: Journal of African Archaeology
Author: Gijsbert Oonk

South Asians in East Africa (1880-1920) with a Particular Focus on Zanzibar: Toward a Historical Explanation of Economic Success of a Middlemen Minority G IJSBERT O ONK * A BSTRACT The main object of this article is to falsify the common his- torical portrait of South Asians in Zanzibar and

In: African and Asian Studies

Ongoing archaeological research at North Lake Eyasi has produced a wealth of information, including a new hominid fossil and several archaeological sites dating to the end of the Middle Pleistocene. One of the sites (WB9) has been excavated and has produced evidence of multiple processes in its formation, including evidence of functional associations of stone tools and faunal remains which are scarce for this time period. The stone tool industry is based on a core and flake industry, which is not very diagnostic and attributed to MSA. Earlier heavy-duty tools classified as Sangoan may derive from the underlying Eyasi Beds. The stratigraphic provenience of previous fossil hominids is unknown. Surface collections from the Eyasi lake, thus, comprise two different sets of stone tools and fossils, which can only be clearly differentiated in the field. This advises against the use of previously curated collections as a homogeneous sample. Earlier definitions of the Njarasa industry should be revised. This work presents results on the paleoecology of the area and of its paleontological and archaeological information, with special reference to the excavation of WB9, the most complete site discovered in the area so far. This contributes to the limited information available about site functionality and hominid subsistential behaviour in East Africa during the end of the Middle Pleistocene. A technological study from WB9 also shows the variability of stone tool traditions at this time.

In: Journal of African Archaeology

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2007 DOI: 10.1163/156921007X237007 Th e Magic Wand in Making Constitutions Endure in Africa: Anything (Lessons) to Learn from East Africa? Chris Maina Peter 1 Department of International Law, Faculty of Law, University of Dar es Salaam, P.O. Box 35093, Dar es

In: African and Asian Studies