By Kim Yi Dionne and Rachel Beatty Riedl
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Ufahamu Africa is a podcast hosted by Kim Yi Dionne and Rachel Beatty Riedl, professors of African politics at UC Riverside and Northwestern University, respectively. Each episode features an in-depth conversation with a thinker, maker, or innovator. New episodes are released every Saturday.
||CleanEp61. A conversation with Sally Nuamah on girls’ education||This week’s episode begins with discussion of events in DRC, Malawi, and Algeria. We also talk about a new study showing how democracy is good for our health. Our featured conversation is with Sally Nuamah, an assistant professor at Duke University||17 3 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp60. A conversation with Nyokabi Kamau on feminism in Kenya||This week's episode kicks off Women's History Month and celebrates International Women's Day, starting with a conversation about women's protest participation in Algeria and women's representation in politics in Africa more broadly. We also highlight cr||9 3 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp59. A conversation with Matt Buehler on how governments spoil opposition alliances in North Africa||This week's episode features a lot of discussion on North Africa. In the news wrap, we cover the protests in Algeria and Sudan (as well as election results in Senegal and Nigeria). Our featured conversation for this week's episode is with Matt Buehler,||2 3 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp58. A conversation with Wendell Marsh on the history (and modernity) of Islam and the African world||This week's conversation is with Wendell Marsh (@theafrabian), an Assistant Professor of African American and African Studies at Rutgers University-Newark and Postdoctoral Fellow at the Buffet Institute for Global Studies at Northwestern University. He||23 2 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp57. A conversation with Nicholas Kerr about Nigerian elections, citizens’ opinions about election quality, and more||Nigeria's elections have been postponed, but that didn't keep us from sharing our insightful conversation with Nicholas Kerr this week. Nicholas is an assistant professor of comparative politics in the Department of Political Science at the University||16 2 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp56. A conversation with Dr. Anta Sané and Dr. Ndongo Symba Sylla about the Senegalese elections||This week's episode opens with a conversation about increasing authoritarianism in Tanzania, the shutdown of an independent newspaper's website in Uganda, fake news ahead of the Nigerian elections, and more. For this week's conversation, Rachel spoke wi||9 2 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp55. A conversation with Ashley Currier on LGBTQ organizing in Africa||In this week’s episode, we speak with Ashley Currier, Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Cincinnati. We asked her about her new book, Politicizing Sex in Contemporary Africa: Homophobia in Malawi. Her first book,||2 2 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp54. A conversation with Jaimie Bleck on elections in Africa, music in Mali, and more||This week's episode begins with conversation about the Congolese elections, Laurent Gbagbo's acquittal in the International Criminal Court, and political jostling between the president and deputy president in Kenya. Our guest this week is Jaimie Bleck,||26 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp53. A conversation with Beth Whitaker on Africa’s international relations||This week's episode begins with a discussion of protests and repression in Zimbabwe, the terror attack in Nairobi, Kenya, Senegal's upcoming election, and the re-launch of the Africa Online Digital Library. Our guest this week is Beth Whitaker, an asso||19 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp52. A conversation with Matthew Page on the upcoming Nigerian elections||This week's episode begins with discussion over the contested elections and recent result announcement in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and a coup attempt by junior military officers in Gabon. Our episode features a conversation with Matthew Page||12 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|