The 22nd FIFA Men’s World Cup, held in Qatar, is getting political. This week on the AIAC podcast, we discuss the sport and the politics with Tony Karon and Sean Jacobs.
This week on the AIAC podcast, we discuss a new posthumous collection of writing from Binyavanga Wainana.
In South Africa, land occupiers are evicted from their homes in the name of housing delivery. On the Africa Is a Country Podcast this week, we attempt to understand why.
South African policing is a tool of social control and repression. Are democratic and humanistic alternatives possible? This week on the AIAC podcast, we discuss.
On this week's AIAC podcast: After an upswing before the pandemic, the global climate justice movement currently looks stuck. What kind of climate politics can appeal to the majority of people?
On this week's AIAC Podcast: A decade after the Arab Spring, Egypt faces troubled times. Could we see another uprising?
The world has changed significantly since the 2008 financial crisis. But the roots of today’s disorder, stretch further back than we think. This week on the AIAC Podcast, we discuss.
Is class still a useful category for understanding capitalism and oppression? We discuss with Vivek Chibber on our podcast. Listen.
Since 1999, Nigeria's academics have gone on strike 15 times. Since February, they've been on strike again. This week on the AIAC Podcast, we unpack why.
Russia has invaded Ukraine. Its growing involvement in Africa raises questions about what a war in Europe means south of the Mediterranean. We discuss this with John Lechner on the AIAC Podcast.
Recently, gender-based violence has entered Senegal’s national conversation. But are people only paying lip service? On the AIAC Podcast we discuss women and the nation.
On The Africa Is a Country Podcast: Israel's entanglement in a strike by South African dairy workers, and its campaign to acquire accreditation at the African Union.
This week on AIAC Talk: Pio Gama Pinto was Kenya’s first post-independence martyr. Why does he matter today?
This week, AIAC talks with Dr. Lassane Ouedraogo on what's behind the coup in Burkina Faso.
South Africa's labor movement is in crisis. How can it rebuild? We try to answer that question with Karl Cloete this week on AIAC Talk.
On this week's AIAC Talk: China’s engagement with Africa is much debated. What exactly does it want on the continent?
On this episode of AIAC Talk, Will Shoki and Sean Jacobs discuss the history and politics of the African Cup of Nations football tournament.
In South Africa, the old endures and the new is nowhere to be seen. What is to be done? Public intellectual Steven Friedman helps us make sense.
After unrest in July and municipal elections in November, it's clear South Africa is in the midst of a serious social, economic and political crisis. What are the roots of it? Listen to this episode of AIAC Talk to find out.
This week on AIAC Talk: 2021 has been declared a great year for African literature, but what does that actually mean?