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To stimulate the exploration of African initiative and creativity past fast socio-economic and political conditions this publication demonstrates that societies in Africa have constantly confirmed the power to barter no matter what constraining ecological, monetary and political conditions they confronted.
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New programs of community-based natural resource management and registration of collective rights to land have often challenged the rights of immigrants. The question of who precisely is ‘indigenous’, and where, has given rise to intense debate and negotiation. Sometimes immigrant groups are unambiguously and consistently deÏned as ‘strangers’ by everybody, including themselves (Chauveau 2006). Here, the debate concerns the deÏnition of the rights that follow from this categorization. In other cases, a long history of immigration and assimilation of new arrivals produced more subtle and contested distinctions.
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Literature produced and read in Africa and quite obviously African language literature is our Ïrst, but not exclusive, concern. Too little is written on such literature for lack of information. However, distribution networks for African published books are starting to be developed (Afrilivres, African Book Collective) and bring to the North books published in the South. za). In former Zaire, in the 1970s and the 1980s, the great name of local literature was that of Zamenga Batukezanga, a novelist and philanthropist.