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Ufahamu Africa

Kim Yi Dionne and Rachel Beatty Riedl

Ufahamu Africa is a podcast about life and politics on the African continent, co-hosted by Kim Yi Dionne, professor of political science at the University of California, Riverside, and Rachel Beatty Riedl, professor of government at Cornell University. Each Saturday, a new episode highlights what is happening in the news, followed by an interview with a diverse thinker or innovator who is deeply ingrained in the life, culture, and politics of the continent.
Ep. 151: A rerun of our conversation with Naunihal Singh about coupsOctober 01, 2022 Episode artwork Bonus: Hear Laura Seay's review of "The Black and White Rainbow"September 24, 2022 Episode artwork Bonus: Hear Laura Seay's review of "Do Not Disturb"September 17, 2022 Episode artwork Bonus: Hear Laura Seay's review of "Bring Back Our Girls"September 10, 2022 Episode artwork Bonus: Laura Seay and Kim Yi Dionne recommend 3 books on Kenyan politicsSeptember 03, 2022 Episode artwork Bonus: Hear Fulya Felicity Turkmen's review of "Development, (Dual) Citizenship, and Its Discontents in Africa" August 27, 2022 Episode artwork Bonus: Hear Naazneen H. Barma's review of "The Frontlines of Peace" August 20, 2022 Episode artwork Ep. 150: Hosts Kim Yi Dionne and Rachel Beatty Riedl wrap up season 6August 13, 2022 Episode artwork Bonus: Hear Kim Yi Dionne's review of Paul Farmer's "Fevers, Feuds, and Diamonds"July 30, 2022 Episode artwork Ep. 149: A conversation with fellows Soinato Leboo and Gretchen Walch and Kenyans going abroadJuly 23, 2022 Episode artwork Ep. 148: A conversation with fellow Wanjiku Ngugi and Catherine Muya on new media and democracyJuly 16, 2022 Episode artwork Bonus: Hear Kate Cronin-Furman's review of "States of Justice"July 09, 2022 Episode artwork Ep. 147: A conversation with fellow Chido Nyaruwata and Amanda Mokoena about race, gender, and the natural environmentJuly 02, 2022 Episode artwork Bonus: Hear Zainab Usman's review of "The Politics of Order in Informal Markets"June 25, 2022 Episode artwork Ep. 146: A conversation with fellow Chido Nyaruwata and Awino Okech about gender, protests, and political change in AfricaJune 18, 2022 Episode artwork Bonus: Hear Laura Seay's review of "Tanzania's Informal Economy"June 11, 2022 Episode artwork Ep. 145: A conversation with Leo Arriola, Lise Rakner, and Nic van de Walle about democratic backslidingJune 04, 2022 Episode artwork Ep. 144: A conversation with fellow Samah Fawzi, Ismail Bishr, and Mohamed Babiker about Sudanese-Chadian relations and postcolonial border formationMay 28, 2022 Episode artwork Ep. 143: A conversation with fellow Wanjiku Ngugi and artist and historian Wambui Kamiru about art, history, and memoryMay 21, 2022 Episode artwork Bonus: Hear Laura Seay's review of "The Shadow King"May 14, 2022 Episode artwork Ep. 142: A conversation with fellows Soinato Leboo and Gretchen Walch on how African culture is stolen, shamed, and repackaged into popular cultureMay 07, 2022 Episode artwork Bonus: How a new UK program will endanger migrants, not protect themApril 30, 2022 Episode artwork Ep. 141: A conversation with fellow Chido Nyaruwata and Zethu Matebeni about African queer theoryApril 23, 2022 Episode artwork Ep. 140: A conversation with fellow Samah Fawzi and Mohamed Shidane, Hassan Jama, and Najih Al-Hilowli about Somalia and SomalisApril 16, 2022 Episode artwork Bonus: Hear Laura Seay's review of "Negotiating Public Service in Congo"April 09, 2022 Episode artwork