Call for Contributions - Feminist Africa Issue 20: Pan-Africanism Editor: Amina Mama
The African Union celebrated its 50th Year in May 2013, under the general theme Pan-Africanism and Renaissance. At the gala and summit, Africa’s Heads of State’s congratulated themselves on the region’s rising GDP’s, anticipating a renewed foreign interest. We are already witnessing a renewed scramble for the material wealth of the region – most explicitly manifest in the land grab that threatens the very fabric of Africa’s survival. The impending expiry of the minimal development goals presents the unpalatable scenario of an Africa characterized by growth without development. Social inequalities sharpen as globalization continues to subordinate people to the exigencies of transnational capital. READ MORE.