Bonus: Anna Mwaba’s review of Elizabeth Schmidt’s book on foreign intervention in Africa

Anna Mwaba (@AnnaKapambwe), the McPherson/Eveillard Postdoctoral Fellow in Government at Smith College and the featured guest in Ufahamu Africa episode 25, wrote this review of Foreign Intervention in Africa After the Cold War, a 2018 book written by Elizabeth Schmidt and published by Ohio University Press (@OhioUnivPress). In this bonus recording, hear Ufahamu Africa host Kim Dionne read Mwaba’s review. … More Bonus: Anna Mwaba’s review of Elizabeth Schmidt’s book on foreign intervention in Africa

Bonus: Kim Dionne’s TMC review of Nicholas Rush Smith’s book on vigilantism in South Africa

In this bonus recording, hear Ufahamu Africa host Kim Dionne read her review of Contradictions of Democracy: Vigilantism and Rights in Post-Apartheid South Africa, by Nicholas Rush Smith, published by Oxford University Press.

The review was published in this past Friday’s installment of the African Politics Summer Reading Spectacular (#APSRS19), and this recording is being shared as part of a collaboration with The Monkey Cage (@monkeycageblog), a blog on politics and political science at The Washington Post. … More Bonus: Kim Dionne’s TMC review of Nicholas Rush Smith’s book on vigilantism in South Africa

Bonus: Kim Dionne’s TMC review of Peter Mendy’s book, Amílcar Cabral

In this bonus recording, hear Ufahamu Africa host Kim Dionne read her review of Amílcar Cabral: A Nationalist and Pan-Africanist Revolutionary, a biography by Peter Karibe Mendy, published by Ohio University Press.

The review was published in this past Friday’s installment of the African Politics Summer Reading Spectacular (#APSRS19), and this recording is being shared as part of a collaboration with The Monkey Cage (@monkeycageblog), a blog on politics and political science at The Washington Post. … More Bonus: Kim Dionne’s TMC review of Peter Mendy’s book, Amílcar Cabral

Links round up: Sudan protests, economic investments, Wainaina’s death and much more

Links (Ep. 72): This week’s 72nd episode of Ufahamu Africa covered multiple news events, such as documents showing Russian efforts to spread influence in Africa, Botswana’s ruling to decriminalize homosexuality, the ratification of the Continental Free Trade Zone, and East Africa’s plans to increase spending on infrastructure. We were joined by Susanna Wing, associate professor … More Links round up: Sudan protests, economic investments, Wainaina’s death and much more

Bonus: Kim Dionne’s TMC review of Sisonke Msimang’s book, Always Another Country

In this bonus recording, hear Ufahamu Africa host Kim Dionne read her review of Always Another Country, a memoir by South African writer Sisonke Msimang. The review was published in this past Friday’s installment of the African Politics Summer Reading Spectacular, and this recording is being shared as part of a collaboration with The Monkey Cage, a blog on politics and political science at The Washington Post. … More Bonus: Kim Dionne’s TMC review of Sisonke Msimang’s book, Always Another Country

Ep72. A conversation with Susanna Wing on intergroup violence and instability in Mali

In this week’s episode, we start with news about LGBTQ rights in Botswana, Russian interference in African countries’ domestic politics, and east African governments announcing increased spending on infrastructure. We also mention the upcoming book launch for Jeffrey Paller and Noah Nathan’s respective books at CDD-Ghana on June 19th.

This week’s conversation is with Susanna Wing, associate professor of political science at Haverford College. She is author of the award-winning book, Constructing Democracy in Transitioning Societies of Africa: Constitutionalism and Deliberation in Mali, that was later published in paperback in 2010 as Constructing Democracy in Africa: Mali in Transition. Earlier this week Susanna wrote a helpful explainer piece about the recent violence and instability in Mali, which we talk about in this week’s episode. Our conversation begins at 11:11. … More Ep72. A conversation with Susanna Wing on intergroup violence and instability in Mali