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Medusa’s Laughter. Panafrican Spearhead of Yore, Weaving in Silence Since, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 26/12/2018,

Nazarenes. Being a Stranger as Privilege, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 19/12/2018,

The Little Power of the Powerless. Rules that everyone can invoke, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 12/12/2018,

Yacouba Sawadogo. Uprooting the Impossible, Deutsch-Burkinische Freundschaftsgesellschaft, Burkina Info 2-2018, Karlsruhe, December 2018

Time to Tell Our Stories Ourselves, Deutsch-Burkinische Freundschaftsgesellschaft, Burkina Info 2-2018, Karlsruhe, December 2018

Tacit Success. But do Diamonds Make Happy? Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 5/12/2018,

She started from Bangwa. A Cameroonian Conquers the World, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 28/11/2018 – update 20/12/2018,

Mozambique once again Fights Back. Local Farmers against Land Grabbing, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 21/11/2018,

State failure. Where Violence Pays: Somalia, South Sudan et al., Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 14/11/2018,

This Side of Vanilla, Lemurs and Sapphires. The Great Island is Looking for its Helmsman, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 7/11/2018,

Europeans Colonial Masters Stimulated Sorcery. Sierra Leone’s Production of Slaves, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 31/10/2018,

The Chagos Archipelago. Postcolonial Machinations in a World of Yesterday, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 24/10/2018,

Celebrate when you can. Cultural Potpourri. Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 17/10/2018,

With Growing Concern. Open Letter into the Heart of Darkness, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 10/10/2018,

Who’s Africa’s Best? And Who’s the Most Beautiful of the Whole Continent? Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 3/10/2018,

Yacouba Sawadogo. Uprooting the Impossible, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 26/9/2018,

Kurukan Fuga. Birth of a Giant Empire, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 19/9/2018,

Raped? Off to prison! Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 12/9/2018,

The Eye of the Sahara. Far from Nouakchott, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 5/9/2018,

Subjecting the World to the Reign of Scarcity. Poverty as a Project of Colonialism and  Globalised Capitalism, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 29/8/2018,

State Capture. If Jacob Zuma could Seize the State, so can George Weah, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 22/8/2018,

Samir Amin and the Autumn of Neoliberalism. Political Power Grows Out of a Barrel of Word, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 15/8/2018,

Discourse Appropriation. Time to Tell Our (Her & His)Stories ourselves, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 8/8/2018,

Seven Years After. Tunisia Needs a Revolution, the Jasmine Uprising was Not Enough, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 1/8/2018,

At the Mercy of Geopolitics? How Much Room is there, when a few Men Play at Ruling the World? Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 25/7/2018,

The Voices, or rather Pictures from Tunis, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 17/7/2018,

RIP/Requiescat in pace. Life’s Discord, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 11/7/2018,

The Fortress Needs Camps. Human Rights a Thing of the Past, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 3/7/2018,

Economists Often Reckon Without Women. Inclusivity: You Must Be Joking! Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 27/6/2018,

Interregnum, Coup Attempt, Discrimination of Women. New Publications on Burkina, Deutsch-Burkinische Freundschaftsgesellschaft, Burkina Info 1-2018, Karlsruhe, June 2018

Handicap Adancing. HandiTalent IV Did Not Exclude the Non-Handicapped (updated article of 30th of May 2018 translated into French), Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 22/6/2018,

Success by Means of a Quota? In Senegalese Politics, Women are Moving Ahead, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 20/6/2018,

Breaking the Gaze. Photographs against Prejudice, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 12/6/2018,

Rebels, and Maybe Tomorrow’s Elite. May 68 – May 18. Does History Repeat Itself? Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 6/6/2018,

And gee, they sure can dance! HandiTalent IV Does Not Exclude the Non-Handicapped, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 30/5/2018,

Of the Forces of Circumstances. Economic Ideologies in Africa et al., Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 16/5/2018,

Of Old Men and Elections. Democracies in Africa (et al.), Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 16/5/2018,

Burkina Faso’s Eternal Strangers. Each Burkinabè Woman Laughing is a Triumph over Patriarchy, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 9/5/2018,

Dirty Laundry Sometimes Needs to be Washed in Public. Intra-family violence is primarily directed against women and children, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 2/5/2018,

Ex-, Neo-, Recolonisation. Burkina Faso, France, Africa, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 25/4/2018,

What’s left of the Popular Uprising. Burkina Faso in Spring 2018, Three and a Half Years After. Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 18/4/2018,

Land of the Upright. Austria This Week &Germany Next: Presentations of my Book on Burkina Faso, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 11/4/2018,

My Book on Burkina Faso. Presentations in Austria Next Week, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 4/4/2018,

Majesties: Court Them, Insult Them, Get Rid of Them, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 28/3/2018,

The Freedom of the Big. Business without Barriers, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 21/3/2018,

The Militarisation of the Sahel. Africa is once again part of the extended European sphere of influence, is seen as part ‘their domain’ by Paris, Berlin and Brussels, Linz (Werkstatt-Blatt 1/2018) March 2018

Change! So that Everything Stays the Same, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 14/3/2018,

1 out of 365. On This Side of Gender, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 7/3/2018,

How Much May Power Cost? Human Sacrifice in Postmodern Times, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 28/2/2018,

Neglecting Women. An OECD-Study on Discrimination, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 21/2/2018,

If the Post(wo)man is a Herero, then Germany is not at Home, in: Werkstatt-Rundbrief No.3/2018, Linz (Solidarwerkstatt), 20/2/2018 and on

Rainbow Nations in historical Dar Fur and Sudan. Let’s forget ethnicity! Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 14/2/2018,

A Sports Teacher Whom Power Won’t Let Go; or How to Wreck Your Country. Bujumbura live, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 7/2/2018,

We See what We Know. Council Democracy, more than Kingdom, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 31/1/2018,

If the Post(wo)man is a Herero, then Germany is not at Home. Germany’s War against Herero and Nama, revisited, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 24/1/2018,

Africa/Militarisation: Arms Business and Arms Buildup, in: Werkstatt-Rundbrief No.1/2018, Linz (Solidarwerkstatt) 24/1/2018 and on

Upside Down Worlds in Luanda, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 17/1/2018,

School versus Life, or Art for Art’s Sake, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 10/1/2018,

Roman re-engagement with old practices (Wiederbetätigung)? In the mid-1930s, Abyssinia was a test run for the Second World War, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 3/1/2018,

A Rejoinder Worthy of the Nobel Peace Prize, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 27/12/2017,

Photographs from the Land of the Upright: Peter Stepan (ed.), Burkina Faso’s Popular Uprising of October 2014. Towards a World with More Justice. A Book-review by Günther Lanier, Ouagadougou, October 2017, Deutsch-Burkinische Freundschaftsgesellschaft, Burkina Info 2-2017, Karlsruhe, December 2017

The South African Death of Revolution. From Winnie to Ramaphosa, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 20/12/2017,

Trading in Combat Proven Arms and Arms Buildup, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 13/12/2017,

Mugabe’s Ignominious Exit, or: Of the Inadmissible Personalisation of the Political, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 6/12/2017,

Burkina Faso: The Student Who Knocked Out Macron Oratorically, Linz (Solidarwerkstatt) 1/12/2017,

Salimata Nah Traoré Against FrançFaso: Knock-Out by Well-Articulated Reasoning, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 29/11/2017,

A Phantom Country Just Held its Elections. Somaliland is doing Well, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 22/11/2017,

Haiti or The Savage Revenge of the Former Colonial Masters – France a the bad loser, part II, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV, 15/11/2017,

In Sports Everything Used to be Simple… or: Sex Determination by the General Public, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 8/11/2017,

Victory! Three Years Ago, We Got Rid of Blaise, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 1/11/2017,

Rwanda. An African Star, in spite of it all, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 25/10/2017,

On the backs of those set free – France a bad loser, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 18/10/2017,

The revolution murdered: a sad 30th anniversary  in Burkina Faso, Viena (Radio Afrika TV) 11/10/2017,

Eritrea from another angle, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 4/10/2017,

Land of the Upright. Burkina Faso’s History, Politics and its Eternal Strangers, Linz (Werkstatt-Blatt 3-2017) 30/9/2017; same article in its complete version: Solidarwerkstatt 16/10/2017

A World Champion under a Despot, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 4/7/2017,

It should have caused a scandal. Burkina (Upper Volta) was also contaminated in 1960, Deutsch-Burkinische Freundschaftsgesellschaft, Burkina Info 1-2017, Karlsruhe, June 2017

Away, on black African soil: 1-0 for Israel against Morocco – or 1-1 after all, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 23/6/2017,

Laurels for a murderer. or: Heaping scorn on Floribert Chebeya, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 16/6/2017,

The none too small microcredits of the warlord’s wife, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV), 29/5/2017,

Un chef de guerre, une fois le pouvoir conquis, peut-il se servir dans la caisse de l’Etat comme il veut ? (Once a Warlord is in Power, Can He Help Himself to State Resources at libitum?) Ouagadougou ( 25/5/2017,

The Warlord who just can’t keep promises, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 20/5/2017,

Egypt and Ethiopia Can Do Whatever They Like, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 3/5/2017

Restive Western Africa – Colonial Grandeur – Torture in Libya, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 20/4/2017

Women’s Everyday Battle. The International Women’s Day in a Burkinabè Province, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 4/4/2017

Le 8 mars est un combat de tous les jours (The 8th of March is an Everyday Battle), Ouagadougou ( 27/3/2017

Panafrica: Internationalism versus Balkanisation. Thoughts on Nationalism, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 21/3/2017

Essais nucléaires français dans le désert algérien : Le Burkina Faso a été irradié en 1960…/De Gaulle & successeurs devant la CPI ! (French nuclear tests in the Algerian desert: Burkina was affected in 1960…/ Bring de Gaulle & successors before the ICC!  - translated from the original German version with small add-ons), Ouagadougou (, Burkina24 and 13 resp. 14/3/2017, published on: resp. resp.

Bring de Gaulle & successors before the ICC! Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 10/3/2017

Dangerous Riches. Notes on Mineral Resources and their Exploitation, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 28/2/2017

Tanzania: Safe haven on the verge of sealing itself off? (corresponds largely to African Hospitality in Danger?) Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 16/2/2017

Jamais deux sans trois ! Tolérance religieuse, CIA, Arabie Saoudite (Absurd things come in threes. Religious tolerance, CIA, Saudi Arabia), Ouagadougou (, and Burkina24) 13/2/2017, resp. resp.

Hospitalité africaine en péril ? (African Hospitality in Danger?) Ouagadougou ( and 2/2/2017 resp. 4/2/2017, resp.

Libya, still not a compliant victim, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 26/1/2017,

Sabre-rattling all over, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 19/1/2017,

Is German recolonisation in store for Africa? (“German attempts at recolonisation?“ expanded), published on by Solidarwerkstatt on 18th of January 2017 and also in WERKSTATT-Rundbrief No. 2/2017, also on 18th of January 2017

Business almost as usual. RSS bury Burkina Faso’s ‘Revolution’, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 12/1/2017,

Turning Torture into Money – A Most Lucrative Business, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 5/1/2017,

A quand la rupture ? A quand la refondation ? (How much longer before we break with the past? How much longer before we start afresh?) (slightly reworked), Ouagadougou ( 2nd of January 2017, published on: and also Ouagadougou ( 4th of January 2017 (

A quand la rupture ? A quand la refondation ? (How much longer before we break with the past? How much longer before we start afresh?), Ouagadougou ( 29th of December 2016, published on:

Resurrecting Houphouët-Boigny’s Single-Party Rule? Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 29/12/2016,

Senegal’s French Soldiers as Campaign Ammunition? Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 22/12/2016,

AFD SongManegre (Kongoussi). Sensitisation, Bicycles and Microprojects against Excision (FGC), Deutsch-Burkinische Freundschaftsgesellschaft, Burkina Info 2-2016, Karlsruhe, December 2016

German attempts at recolonisation? Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 15/12/2016,

L’énigme malienne : Une analyse politique polémique (The Malian Enigma. A polemical political analysis), Ouagadougou ( and 15th of December 2016, published on and then also on

No repose for Mali, Vienna (Radio Afrika TV) 16/11/2016,

The Children Marched Against Excision, Deutsch-Burkinische Freundschaftsgesellschaft, Burkina Info 1-2016, Karlsruhe, June 2016

Handi Talent II. Pô en fête du 22 au 24 avril 2016 (Handi Talent Festival II. Pô celebrated from 22nd to 24th of April), Ouagadougou ( 29th of April 2016, published on

Finished dreaming? Burkina Faso had little choice (article of 9/12/2015 updated in March 2016), Afrika Magazin 1/2016 (Vienna 29/3/2016), pp.6-9, also on the net:

Fête du 8 mars à Kongoussi. L’AFD SongManegre œuvre pour l’autonomisation des femmes – aussi pour que les sexes des filles du département de Kongoussi restent intacts (Celebration of the 8th of March. AFD Song Manegre works for the empowerment of women – also to keep girls’ sexual organs intact in Kongoussi department), Ouagadougou ( 23rd of March 2016 on:

Finished dreaming? Burkina Faso had little choice (updated article of 9/12/2015), in 2 parts: Volksstimme. Politics and Culture. Interjections from the left, no.1-2 and no.3 of February resp. March 2016

The people will not be deprived of its power, Deutsch-Burkinische Freundschaftsgesellschaft, Burkina Info 2-2015, Karlsruhe, Dec. 2015

Finished dreaming? Burkina Faso had little choice. Ouagadougou 9th of December 2015, Deutsch-Burkinische Freundschaftsgesellschaft, Newsletter-special edition, Newsletter no.54, Dec. 2015, also published on by Solidarwerk­statt on 30th of December 2015

Burkina Faso: Das Volk lässt sich nicht so leicht entmachten (Burkina Faso: the people will not be deprived of its power), published by Solidarwerkstatt on 21st of October 2015 on and on 12th of November 2015 in WERKSTATT-Rundbrief No. 23/2015; also published on 16th of November by OneWorld on

International Consultant’s Final Report for the baseline study for Nigeria’s UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on FGM/C. Overview. FGM/C Rating. Social Norms (unpublished/Ministry of Health & UNICEF & UNFPA) 2015

Contributions to Nigeria’s national anti-FGM/C strategy (unpublished/Ministry of Health & UNICEF & UNFPA) 2015

Inception Report for the Baseline study for the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on FGC (unpublished/ Ministry of Health & UNICEF & UNFPA) 2014/15

Eritrea’s Anti-FGC Strategy. Recommendations, Reflexions, Comments and Roadmap for SPCF 2013-2016, Asmara (unpublished/Ministry of Health & UNICEF) 2014

Eritrea’s Community Mapping of 2014 (in three parts: Eritrea’s FGC Community Mapping 1. The Data Col­lection + Eritrea’s FGC Community Mapping 2. Data Interpretation + Eritrea’s FGC Community Map­ping 3. The Village Rating. Eritrea’s Model for Determining Readiness for FGC Abandonment), Asmara (unpublished/Ministry of Health & UNICEF) 2014

Witches in Games. Accuse Unwanted Women of Witchcraft and Banish Them from House and Home, University of Pennsylvania/PPE, July 2010


The Witch-hunt still goes on. The "Solidarity Compound" in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso,, Ouagadougou End September 2009

Zero Tolerance for Genital Mutilation. Lobbying for women's and girls' intactness, in: DED-Brief, Bonn, 2/2009 (June 2009)

Ne touche pas à ta femme ! (Don't touch/hurt your wife!) in: Mãanawãná 19, Ouagadougou, January 2009

En route pour des taux d'excision fiables au Burkina Faso (Towards trustworthy excision rates in Burkina Faso), in: Mãanawãná 19, Ouagadougou, January 2009

En route pour des taux d'excision fiables ? (Towards trustworthy excision rates?) (short version) in : Newsletter MGF no.12 – décembre 2008, GTZ/Projet suprarégional "Abandon des MGF"

Languages in Burkina, in: Mãanawãná 18, Ouagadougou, September 2008

Mr Ban Ki-moon, avons-nous manqué à notre devoir ? (Mr Ban Ki-moon, have we failed in our duty?),, (Ouagadougou) 28th of April 2008

12 degrés de latitude Nord, 2 degrés de longitude Ouest. Préface, in: Caroline Bräuer, Agnes Zorell, Ursula Grande, Johannes Krenner, Junge Welten, Jeunes Mondes, Vienne 2007

Le Burkina Faso, in: Caroline Bräuer, Agnes Zorell, Ursula Grande, Johannes Krenner, Junge Welten, Jeunes Mondes, Vienne 2007

Food for Thought. Development Aid in Education from a Burkinabè Perspective, in: Die Stubenbastei. Yearbook 2004/05, Vienna (GRG 1 Stubenbastei) June 2005

Poverty Also Is To Not Have Access To Education, Unsere Bank 2/2005, pp.24f, Vienna (Austrian National Bank) May 2005

Bien cibler la lutte contre la pauvreté! (Target well when fighting poverty!), L'Événement no 40, Ouagadougou 25/3/2004, then also published in: in: Mãanawãná 10, Ouagadougou, November-April 2004

Exclusion – Leitmotiv of Ivorian Politics. Background, Roots, Parallels, Stichproben 5, Vienna, October 2003;

Does Wealth Make Stupid? in: Mãanawãná 8, Ouagadougou April-June 2003 and in August 2003 also under

Educashshshion, F.T.B., Mahindra UWCI, 16th of April 2002

Dealing with conflicts Muwci style, F.T.B., Mahindra UWCI, 8th of April 2002

Donations. A Broader View,, 3rd of April 2002

Making YOUR experiences and worldview available to others. Global Affairs as part of the MUWCI core, F.T.B., Mahindra UWCI, 27th of October 2001

In Need of a Cosmopolitan Discourse. Invigorating UWC Ideals, Atlantic Colleg 74-76 Alumni egroup (, September 2001

May You Never Be Homeless. Stray Thoughts Against Nationalism, F.T.B., Mahindra UWCI, 3rd of February 2001

“This is My Land“. Georges Brassens on Where Woody Guthrie Went Wrong, F.T.B., Mahindra UWCI, 20th of January 2001

Poverty and Us, F.T.B., Mahindra UWCI, 25th of November 2000

Three Points on Israel, F.T.B., Mahindra UWCI, 21st of October 2000

National Populism in Austria[1], Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. XXXV, No.11, Bombay, 11th of March 2000

Austria: The Rise of National Populism & the Far Right, F.T.B., Mahindra UWCI, 19th of February 2000

On Patriotism, F.T.B., Mahindra UWCI, 28th of November 1999


[1] The title was changed to ’Populist Fascism in Austria‘ without my consent and against the article's argument.