Ifriqiya is published alternately in Hebrew and English, on a monthly basis. It provides both a historical and contemporary analysis on various issues, and covers topics relating to African history, culture, religions, politics, economics, and more. It is edited by Dr. Irit Back, the Head of Africa Studies at the MDC. Inbal Ben-Yehuda is the Assistant Editor in Hebrew, while Sarah Jacobs is the Assistant Editor in English.
Ifriqiya - Africa Research and Analysis
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In this issue of Ifriqiya, Francesco Tirelli examines Italy's historical and present relationship with its former colonies in Africa.
Doctoral Candidate Moran Levanoni analyzes the widespread phenomenon of qat consumption in Ethiopia. In Hebrew.
Yanai Brenner analyzes the politics of water in Ethiopia, and the role that water plays in African regional politics.
Doctoral Candidate Adi Kraut-Adler examines the dramatic role that China has had in development efforts within Africa. In Hebrew.
Guest contributors Dr. Yonatan N. Gez, Dr. Johannes M. Waldmueller, and Dr. Anthony Boanada-Fuchs analyze the recent workshop that examined the status of the Kenyan middle class - a country where approximately 44.9% of citizens qualify as such.
Idit Toledano examines the development of urban culture in Kinsasha, Democratic Republic of the Congo. In Hebrew.
MDC Research Assistant Jocelynn Ramiah analyzes the effects of the Boko Haram insurgency on the civilian population of Nigeria.
Ifriqiya: Dumsor: Social and Political Ramifications of the Electricity Supply Crisis in Ghana (Hebrew)
Itamar Dubinsky examines the current crisis in the supply of electricity in Ghana. In Hebrew.
Ifriqiya: Muhammadu Buhari and the Future of Nigeria: A Critical Look at the Presidential Elections (Hebrew)
Dr. Nurit Hashimoni-Yafa examines the recent elections held in Nigeria, and what they portend for the future of the country.
Dr. Conrad Rein examines the relationship between the European Union, the African Union, and the United Nations.