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China in Africa: Soft power, media perceptions and a pan-developing identity
(CMI Report R 2013:2, Research report, 2013-11-06)
China is currently implementing a full-fledged ‘Going ¸Global’ strategy, particularly in Africa. Chinese engagement on the continent is all pervasive and spearheaded by summit conferences and flanked by a surge of Chinese ...
Winning hearts and minds: Chinese Soft Power Foreign Policy in Africa
(CMI Brief vol. 12 no. 3, Report, 2013-09-30)
In President Xi Jinping’s first public speech on African soil after taking office in Tanzania 25 March 2013, his reference to a popular Chinese soap opera drew large applause and laughter: “The foundation and lifeline of ...
Local government revenue mobilisation in Anglophone Africa
Many local governments in Africa have inadequate resources to deliver the services for which they are responsible. This paper examines opportunities and constraints to improving local revenue mobilisation by urban councils ...
Joint Land Certification and Intra-household Decision-making: Towards Empowerment of Wives?
(Centre for Land Tenure Studies Working Paper, Research report, 2013-01-01)
We have used gender-disaggregated household panel data from 2007 and 2012 in combination with dictator games and hawk-dove games to assess the effects of joint land certification of husbands and wives on wives’ involvement ...