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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.
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 Ep. 139: A conversation with Zainab Usman about climate changeApril 02, 2022 Episode artwork Ep. 138: A conversation with fellows Soinato Leboo and Gretchen Walch about foreignness and Kenyan identities March 26, 2022 Episode artwork Ep. 137: A conversation with Mai Hassan about politics in Kenya and SudanMarch 19, 2022 Episode artwork Ep. 136: A conversation with fellow Chido Nyaruwata and Elizabeth Gulugulu about young people and climate changeMarch 12, 2022 Episode artwork Ep. 135: A conversation with fellow Wanjiku Ngugi and Nerima Were about sexual and reproductive health and rightsMarch 08, 2022 Episode artwork Bonus: Hear Kim Yi Dionne's review of Robbie Corey-Boulet's "Love Falls On Us"February 26, 2022 Episode artwork Bonus: Hear Laura Seay's review of Nwando Achebe's "Female Monarchs and Merchant Queens in Africa"February 19, 2022 Episode artwork Ep. 134: A conversation with Emmanuel Balogun about how to fight coupsFebruary 12, 2022 Episode artwork