Langaa RPCIG

Langaa RPCIG

Type Publisher
Headquarters Bamenda Cameroon Cameroon
Functions Advocacy, Education and training, Research
Summary The mission of Langaa Research and Publishing Common Initiative Group (Langaa RPCIG) is to contribute to the cultural development and renaissance of Africa. This is achieved by conducting research, providing training in research and writing, and publishing and promoting African scholarship.

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Natural Resource Endowment and the Fallacy of Development in Cameroon:

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Cameroon is rich in petroleum, minerals, tropical forests, wildlife, water systems, fertile lands, and much more. Paradoxically however, most citizens live in abject poverty and without jobs, potable water, electricity, …


Pan-Africanism: Political Philosophy and Socio-Economic Anthropology for African Liberation and Governance: Vol …

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This Book is the outcome of a long project begun thirty years ago. It is a book on the makings of pan-Africanism through the predicaments of being black in a …


African Virtues in the Pursuit of Conviviality: Exploring Local Solutions in Light …

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African societies have rich histories, cultural heritages, knowledge systems, philosophies, and institutions that they have shaped and reshaped through history. However, the continent has been repeatedly portrayed negatively as plagued …


Technology Driven Curriculum for 21st Century Higher Education Students in Africa:

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The book consists of novel and empirical research in broad areas of technology and curriculum in selected African countries. The central theme of the book is technology and the higher …


Community Resilience under the Impact of Urbanisation and Climate Change: Cases and …

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As the world today faces messy problems, what in some circles has been called global weirding, the term resilience has taken centre stage. This is crunch time -as we grapple …


Fears, Doubts and Joys of Not Belonging:

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This book is an opportune warning that alienation, estrangement and intentional diminishment serve as a cancer upon those who disburse it. The outsider suffers by being alone; the insider suffers …


Harnessing Cultural Capital for Sustainability: A Pan Africanist Perspective

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This book argues that the basic component of any society's social security and sustainability is cultural capital and its ability to fully recognise diversity in knowledge production and advancement. However, …


Youth and Higher Education in Africa. The Cases of Cameroon, South Africa, …

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Student activism in Africa, at least since the early 1990s, has been preoccupied with popular struggles for democracy in both their respective countries and institutions of higher learning. The changing …


La microfinance en Afrique centrale: Le defi des exclus:

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The rural poor face a major challenge to access financial services provided by the formal banking system. These poor are excluded from the system because of the requirements imposed on …


Africa's Best and Worst Presidents: How Neocolonialism and Imperialism Maintained Venal Rules …

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Africa-s Best and Worst Presidents seeks to deconstruct the current superstructure that colonialism created and maintains. It chastises and challenges Africans, academics in the main, to revisit and write a …


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