The African Review

Editor-in-Chief: Alexander Makulilo
Published since 1971, The African Review hosts intellectual debates and discussions on African politics, development and international affairs. It welcomes theoretical and empirical submissions which are provocative in analyzing the social, economic and political forces that shape the present and future of the continent. Being an interdisciplinary journal, The African Review covers a wide range of fields such as political science, international relations, strategic studies, law, public administration, sociology, gender studies, history, economics, political geography, demography, and development studies. The African Review has for many years established itself as a peer reviewed academic journal of repute in Africa and beyond.

All correspondence to:
Chief Editor, The African Review
P.O. Box 35042 – Dar es Salaam – Tanzania
E-mail: theafricanreview@udsm.ac.tz; theafricanreview@gmail.com
EDITORS
Chief Editor: Prof. Alexander Makulilo, The University of Dodoma
Associate Editor: Prof. Ransford Van Gyampo, University of Ghana
Book Reviews Editor: Prof. David Sebudubudu, University of Botswana


EDITORIAL BOARD
Prof. Rwekaza Mukandala, University of Dar es Salaam
Prof. Nic Cheesman, University of Birmingham
Prof. Sebastian Elischer, University of Florida
Prof. Issa Shivji, Mwalimu Nyerere Resource Centre, COSTECH
Prof. Jo-Ansie van Wyk, University of South Africa
Prof. Ulf Engel, University of Leipzig
Prof. Shola Omotola, Federal University Oye-Ekiti
Prof. Alexander Stroh, University of Bayreuth
Prof. Jephias Mapuva, Bindura University of Science Education
Prof. Musambayi Katumanga, University of Nairobi
Dr. Thomas Molony, University of Edinburgh
Prof. Joram Tarusarira, University of Groningen


ADVISORY BOARD
Prof. Staffan Lindberg, University of Gothenburg
Prof. Jotham Momba, University of Zambia
Prof. Horace Campbell, Syracuse University
Prof. Mahmood Mamdani, University of Makerere
Prof. Kwandiwe Kondlo, University of Johannesburg
Prof. Anand Kumar, Institute for Defense Studies & Analyses, New Delhi
Prof. Adebayo Olokushi, International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance
Prof. Philip Nying’uro, University of Nairobi