Africa Now Digital Collection

Available for the first time as an entire eBook collection, the Africa Now Digital Collection features high-quality, original research from leading academics.

Published in association with the internationally respected Nordic Africa Institute, the collection addresses the biggest issues confronting Africa today. Wide-ranging in its scope, Africa Now engages with the critical political, economic, sociological and development debates affecting the continent, shedding new light on pressing concerns.

The Africa Now Digital Collection 2019, includes 23 titles and is available as a collection of ePub or PDF eBooks.

Titles in collection

Agricultural Transformation in Ethiopia

State Policy and Smallholder Farming

Edited by Atakilte Beyene

Violence in African Elections

Between Democracy and Big Man Politics

Edited by Mimmi Söderberg Kovacs and Jesper Bjarnesen

Private Security in Africa

From the Global Assemblage to the Everyday

Edited by Paul Higate and Mats Utas

Warlord Democrats in Africa

Ex-Military Leaders and Electoral Politics

Edited by Anders Themnér

The Rise of Africa's Middle Class

Myths, Realities and Critical Engagements

Edited by Henning Melber

Aid and Authoritarianism in Africa

Development without Democracy

Edited by Tobias Hagmann and Filip Reyntjens

The Future of African Peace Operations

From the Janjaweed to Boko Haram

Edited by Cedric De Coning, Linnéa Gelot, and John Karlsrud

South Africa, Settler Colonialism and the Failures of Liberal Democracy

Thiven Reddy

Africa's Return Migrants

The New Developers?

Edited by Lisa Åkesson and Maria Eriksson Baaz


The Struggle for a New Constitutional Order

Edited by Godwin R. Murunga, Duncan Okello, and Anders Sjogren

Africa's World Trade

Informal Economies and Globalization from Below

Margaret C. Lee

Diasporas, Development and Peacemaking in the Horn of Africa

Edited by Liisa Laakso and Petri Hautaniemi

Women and the Informal Economy in Urban Africa

From the Margins to the Centre

Mary Njeri Kinyanjui

Displacement Economies in Africa

Paradoxes of Crisis and Creativity

Edited by Amanda Hammar

Agricultural Development and Food Security in Africa

The Impact of Chinese, Indian and Brazilian Investments

Edited by Renu Modi and Fantu Cheru

Sexual Violence as a Weapon of War?

Perceptions, Prescriptions, Problems in the Congo and Beyond

Maria Eriksson Baaz and Maria Stern

Zimbabwe's Fast Track Land Reform

Prosper B. Matondi

African Conflicts and Informal Power

Big Men and Networks

Edited by Mats Utas

Biofuels, Land Grabbing and Food Security in Africa

Edited by Prosper B. Matondi, Kjell Havnevik and Atakilte Beyene

Child Migration in Africa

Iman Hashim and Dorte Thorsen

Oil and Insurgency in the Niger Delta

Managing the Complex Politics of Petro-violence

Edited by Cyril Obi and Siri Aas Rustad

Africa's Informal Workers

Collective Agency, Alliances and Transnational Organizing in Urban Africa

Edited by Ilda Lindell

The Rise of China and India in Africa

Challenges, Opportunities and Critical Interventions

Edited by Fantu Cheru and Cyril Obi
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