In the STI literature, Africa has often been regarded as a recipient of science, technology, and innovation rather than a maker of them. In ‘What Do Science, Technology, and Innovation Mean from Africa?”, scholars from a range of disciplines show that STI in Africa is not merely the product of “technology transfer” from elsewhere but the working of African knowledge. Their contributions focus on African ways of looking, meaning-making, and creating. “Things do not (always) mean the same from everywhere,” observes Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga, the volume’s editor.
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