Links this week: Congo in Harlem, Liberia’s elections, and more

This week’s episode featured a conversation with filmmaker Christiane Badgley about her latest film, Guangzhou Dream Factory (trailer below). The film was mentioned by Dr. Lina Benabdallah in Episode 4. Dr. Benabdallah reviewed Badgley’s film in Africa is a Country. The film is currently only available for sale to educational institutions. People at colleges and universities … More Links this week: Congo in Harlem, Liberia’s elections, and more

What we’re reading this week: authoritarianism in Tanzania, academic freedom in Malawi, genocide and justice in Namibia, and more

Related to the last episode‘s focus on seeking justice for descendants of the colonial genocide committed by Germans in present-day Namibia, there’s some good reporting in Deutsche Welle on the Namibian government considering suing Germany over reparations to compensate the genocide’s victims. If our episode was the first time you heard about the genocide in Namibia, … More What we’re reading this week: authoritarianism in Tanzania, academic freedom in Malawi, genocide and justice in Namibia, and more

Ep4. A conversation with Lina Benabdallah on China and Africa

Happy Lunar New Year! It’s the year of the rooster. Because of course. We at Ufahamu Africa have been thinking about what the new year may hold for China-Africa relations. We chatted this week with Lina Benabdallah, a Ph.D. candidate in political science at the University of Florida who studies Chinese investment in human resource development in Africa. … More Ep4. A conversation with Lina Benabdallah on China and Africa