By Travis Adkins
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"On Africa" is a convening space for rich and nuanced conversations about the continent with a broad and diverse array of thought leaders. The program will cover a variety of issues across every region of Africa, ranging from politics, governance and conflict; to history, economics, art and culture.
||CleanUnpacking China - Africa Relations||For this episode, we sat down with Dr. Anita Plummer of the African Studies Department of Howard University, for an in-depth discussion on China-Africa relations. We unpack the popular understanding of the notion of "China in Africa", the long history..||12/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCameroon - Electoral Dictatorship in Crisis||This episode of the On Africa podcast features Dr. Christopher Fomunyoh, Regional Director for West & Central Africa with the National Democratic Institute. We discuss the colonial history of Cameroon; its implications for the present day conflict...||11/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1 - Zimbabwe after Mugabe||This inaugural episode of "On Africa" features Ambassador Johnnie Carson, former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs under President Obama and three-time Ambassador to African nations including Zimbabwe, Kenya and Uganda. We discuss...||10/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
One to watch (or, in this case, listen to)
If the first episode is any indication of what's to come, On Africa is definitely a podcast to put in your rotation.
Amazing New Podcast on Africa!
So excited for this new show on all things Africa. Episode 1 with Amb. Johnnie Carson was broad, deep and informative! Bravo Travis Adkins!
On Africa is Superb
Host Travis Adkins is a masterful interviewer whose deep well of knowledge and sense of dedication to the African comes through loud and clear. His questions and follow up exhibit a profound understanding of Africa, its potential, its pitfalls, and its current reality. He’s no mere talking head; he gets to the thick of things and helps the listener to understand the continent and its complexities. What a treat it was to listen to Adkins - I’ll definitely be tuning in again.