Follow the links below below to connect to what you heard in Episode 92, featuring a panel on entrepreneurship amidst the pandemic, from the Africa Summit at Princeton University. From the news wrap: Read a report from France 24 on election rigging and intimidation in Mali’s runoff election. Then read another piece from Jeune Afrique … More Links this week: Legislative elections in Mali, COVID and Elections in Malawi, and more
Follow the links below to connect to what you heard in Episode 91, which featured a conversation with Peace Medie. From the News Wrap: Read CODESRIA’s tribute to economist Thandika Mkandawire (1940-2020). And then read his article “Thinking About Developmental States in Africa,” published in the Cambridge Journal of Economics in 2001. On weak health … More Links this week: Remembering Thandika Mkandawire, COVID-19 and debt relief, and more
This week’s episode was not a pick-me-up. We wish we had better news to share. But here are the links anyway. … More Links this week: Locusts, a looming recession, and other terrible things
In episode 89, Kim and Rachel discuss recent news from the continent. Due to changes from the increasing severity of the COVID-19 pandemic, we will resume interview portions of our episodes next week. We are, however, still happy to be producing, at the very least, news content for our loyal listeners. This weekend Rachel and … More Links Round up: All COVID-19, the continent’s response, and politics in the age of a global pandemic.
On episode 88, Professor Nic Cheeseman spoke with Kim at the African Studies Association Annual Meeting in Boston late last year. In the news wrap, Rachel and Kim speak about ebola in the DRC, Coronavirus cases on the continent, and elections in Côte d’Ivoire. Here are some links mention in this week’s newswrap to check … More Links Round Up: End of Ebola in DRC, Lagos Coronavirus patient, power balances and more.