central africa


Esatis Le Bon – Arnold Ngbagalet, “Kangbi na contrainte”

We are happy to present the text of “Kangbi na contrainte“, a reflection by slam artist Arnold Ngbagalet a.k.a. Esatis le Bon on the theme of ‘duress’. Arnold is a refugee from CAR living in Congo-Kinshasa. See also the live blog post on the slam concertRead More

About the author: Max-Landry Kassaï

Born in 1990 in Bangui (Central African Republic), Max holds a master degree in public law and international relations of the University of Bangui. He is passionate about writing and has done internships in local journals in Bangui, as well as in the Congolese radioRead More

Tchad : Dans la tourmente des rapports « accablants »

– Deuhb Emmanuel Zyzou, 10 juillet 2017. La communauté internationale qui a toujours su soutenir, que ce soit publiquement le régime de Déby et ou ferme les yeux sur les exactions des droits humains commises dans ce pays de l’Afrique Centrale montre ces derniers tempsRead More

Workshop: Alternative histories from Central Africa, 3 July 2017 (French spoken)

Please note: Unfortunately, Professor Saïbou Issa and Professor Khalil Alio were both unable to make it to Leiden at the very last moment. The workshop continues as planned, with more time for discussion after the presentations bij Souleymane Abdoulaye Adoum and Marielle Debos. Workshop: LesRead More

Paper – Mobile pastoralists in Central and West Africa: Between conflict, mobile telephony and (im)mobility

CTD project leader Mirjam de Bruijn, PhD researchers Adamou Amadou and Boukary Sangaré, and associate PhD researcher Elie Lewa Doksala wrote the paper ‘Mobile pastoralists in Central and West Africa: between conflict, mobile telephony and (im)mobility’ for The Future of Pastoralism, Revue scientifique et technique (InternationalRead More

Catherina Wilson – Chronicle of an Uprising Foretold

CTD researcher Catherina Wilson wrote a blog on the rising tensions in Congo-Kinshasa: http://rumoursontheubangui.tumblr.com/post/154679532052/chronicle-of-an-uprising-foretold

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