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Sean Jacobs

Sean Jacobs, Founder and Editor of Africa is a Country, is on the faculty of The New School and a Shuttleworth Fellow.

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When the war is over

In his new book, the Ugandan academic Mahmood Mamdani argues that breaking cycles of violence requires collective action. He finds hope in the unfinished project of South Africa’s anti-apartheid struggle.

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The black son shines

Masauko Chipembere’s first solo album is a remarkable achievement and a timely musical reminder of the circular nature of pan-Africanist consciousness.

We all the way live

Live TV broadcasts of political rallies, funerals and press conferences, may be more decisive than social media in shaping mass debate in South Africa.