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2016: Reflecting back, looking forward

Nic Cheeseman, Henry Mang and JB Falisse join SJ Cooper-Knock to talk through some of the big developments in African politics over 2016, and...

Reflections from the DRC

20th December 2016 16:00 With growing contestation surrounding President Kabila term, Pat Stys from the University of Edinburgh spoke to citizens in the Democratic Republic...

Jamii Forums and the Arrest of Maxence Melo

Tuesday 20th December, 14:30 Chambi Chachage, from Udadisi: Rethinking in Action, joined us to speak about the arrest of Maxence Melo, co-founder of Jamii Forums. Chambi...

Update from the Gambia: From the ballot box to the court...

12 December 2016, 13:00 Maggie Dwyer, Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh, joins us to talk through developments in the Gambia, the prospect of...

Ghana decides: Opposition victory and thoughts for the future

10 December 2017: 12:00pm In our final interview for the elections in Ghana, Nic Cheeseman looks at the emerging result and reflects on the challenges that...

Ghana decides: Rumours of rigging and opposition optimism

Wednesday 7th December, 15:30pm. In our second interview with Co-Editor Nic Cheeseman on the elections in Ghana, we talk about the opposition's growing confidence in their...

Ghana decides: Update on the election

Co-editor Nic Cheeseman talks to us from Ghana, arguing that the opposition can be cautiously optimistic 7th December 23:30pm (GMT):

Moving Beyond Movements: Everyday citizenship in South Africa

In this post, Co-editor SJ Cooper-Knock talks about her recent work that pushes the boundaries of research on social movements in South Africa by...

#RhodesMustFall: Tadiwanashe Madenga

At the ASAUK earlier this month, the Centre of African Studies at the University of Edinburgh hosted a series of panels on Decolonising the Academy....

Decolonising the Academy: Check your syllabus

Just a quick reminder for all the academics who are currently starting a new term. Here is the open-source list we have with details of...