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Ep. 104: Looking back on 2020 and forward to 2021 Ufahamu Africa

Happy New Year! We are back with our first episode of 2021, and a conversation between our co-hosts Kim and Rachel. On our minds from 2020: the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa, many of the elections held in the past year, and as always, we share what we are reading and the scholars and perspectives we're watching. … More Ep. 104: Looking back on 2020 and forward to 2021
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  2. Ep. 103: A conversation with Cyril Obi of the African Peacebuilding Network
  3. Ep. 102: A conversation with Noah Nathan about the Ghanaian election

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Submit an essay for our newly announced student reflections essay competition! Winners may get a chance to read their essays on a future episode of the podcast.

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We’ve been covering all things elections, from Guinea to Tanzania to the United States. Hear from experts in our election-related podcast episodes.

Update your African politics reading list with help from Kim and Rachel. This summer, we’ve read books by Simukai Chigudu, Jeffrey Paller, and our very own Rachel Beatty Riedl.

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