BONUS: Hear Laura Seay’s review of Lina Benabdallah’s book on China-Africa relations

In this bonus recording, hear Ufahamu Africa host Kim Dionne read Laura Seay’s review of Shaping the Future of Power: Knowledge Production and Network-Building in China-Africa Relations, a book by Lina Benabdallah (@LBenabdallah). The review was published in last year’s African Politics Summer Reading Spectacular (#APSRS20), 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.
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Ep. 126: Season 5 Finale

Kim and Rachel close up season 5 highlighting some of the major events on the continent and enjoying hearing some good news from friends of the podcast. Have a listen and you’ll hear Grieve Chelwa, Anne Meng, TJ Tallie, Hilary Matfess, Judd Devermont, and Laura Smith share some great updates so we can celebrate some wins as we look back on this challenging year. … More Ep. 126: Season 5 Finale

Ep. 125: A conversation with Alhousseini Diabate about land and food access in West Africa (English)

Alhousseini Diabate joins us this week for a conversation about land access and food access in West Africa, particularly in Mali. This version of the episode is dubbed in English, but the original episode was conducted between Rachel and Diabate in French. You can find the French version of the episode on ufahamuafrica.com.

Don’t forget to also send us recorded clips of you sharing your good news with us! We will share everyone’s good news in our upcoming season 5 finale episode. … More Ep. 125: A conversation with Alhousseini Diabate about land and food access in West Africa (English)

Ep. 125: A conversation with Alhousseini Diabate about land and food access in West Africa (French)

Alhousseini Diabate joins us this week for a conversation about land access and food access in West Africa, particularly in Mali. Rachel interviews Diabate in French, but check out a dubbed version of the conversation in English on ufahamuafrica.com.

Don’t forget to also send us recorded clips of you sharing your good news with us! We will share everyone’s good news in our upcoming season 5 finale episode. … More Ep. 125: A conversation with Alhousseini Diabate about land and food access in West Africa (French)

Ep. 124: A conversation with Tarila Marclint Ebiede about about violence and governance in Nigeria

Joining us this week is Tarila Marclint Ebiede, adjunct assistant professor of international affairs at Brussels School of Governance, Brussels, Belgium. His research examines the reintegration of ex-combatants, political violence, the impact of violent conflicts on local governance, youth and violence, peacebuilding and security in Nigeria. We talk to him about his research, the recent news of a fallen military jet plane in Nigeria, and his new Conflict Research Network (CORN) West Africa initiative.

In the news wrap, Kim and Rachel talk about that fallen military jet in Nigeria and share updates on the books you should be reading. … More Ep. 124: A conversation with Tarila Marclint Ebiede about about violence and governance in Nigeria