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Pentecostalism can be a way of staying African

We were really pleased to read the recent short report by Daewon Moon, Pentecostalism in African Christianity: the formation and scope of a distinctive spirituality. He identifies African Pentecostalism as a distinctively African way of being Christian. Not only does this have its own indigenous African roots going back hundreds […]

Richard Dowden on tribalism

From Richard Dowden‘s Africa: Altered States, Ordinary Miracles: Three words come to mind when people try to explain the failure of Africa’s first generation after independence: leadership, tribalism and resources. They are not bad starting points, but they do not fully explain why Africa, free at last, endowed with enormous […]