As they celebrate the end of the academic year in North America — and their first as co-hosts — have a listen to Kim Yi Dionne and Rachel Beatty Riedl talk about what ideas they have in store for next season. … More Episode 73: (North American) Summer is here!
Here are a few of the things we shared in this week’s episode that featured a conversation with Dr. Kennedy Opalo (@kopalo) on the upcoming Kenyan elections: Lipolelo Thabane, the estranged wife of Lesotho’s prime minister, Thomas Thabane, was shot dead last week. Ms. Thabane was only 58, and she and her friend were travelling … More Links this week: Lesotho inauguration, deaths of African footballers, and more on Kenya’s elections
Here are a few things we shared in this week’s episode: Thanks to an Africa is a Country film review by Sisonke Msimang (@Sisonkemsimang), we’ve got the documentary “Winnie” on our must-watch list. Msimang writes that the film “provides an in-depth look at the life and times of Winnie Mandela largely in her own words and in … More Links this week: Morocco in ECOWAS, Winnie Mandela film, and more
Even Ufahamu Africa couldn’t escape Trump during inauguration week. … More From Episode #3: What we’re reading this week
This week on Ufahamu Africa, we commemorate the 60th anniversary of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON). We talk about football, politics, and more with Dr. Peter Alegi (aka @futbolprof), a professor of history at Michigan State University. He literally wrote the book on football in Africa. Our conversation with Dr. Peter Alegi begins at 5:25. We … More Ep3. A Conversation with Dr. Peter Alegi on football and politics