Stephen Owoahene-Acheampong, Ph.D., S.T.D., is a Senior Research Fellow and Head of Religions and Philosophy Unit at the Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana, Accra. Recent books: Anthology of African Presidential Leadership and Governance, 1956-2015, (2017); and African Presidential Leaders: Selected Case Studies, (2018).

Charles Prempeh had his B.A. and M.Phil. degrees in African Studies from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana, and University of Ghana, Legon, respectively. He is currently a PhD student at the Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge. His research interest is on religions in contemporary Africa.

Lamin Sanneh, an IBMR contributing editor, is the D. Willis James Professor of Mission and World Christianity, Yale Divinity School, and Professor of History, Yale College, New Haven, Connecticut.

Dr. Egodi Uchendu is a member of the faculty at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). She teaches in the Department of History and International Studies. She is the convener of a 2010 international conference in Nigeria titled: “Islam in Nigeria’s Eastern Region & the Lake Chad Basin.” E-mail: or

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