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On Africa

Jan 16, 2019

This episode of the On Africa podcast features Sudanese scholar and activist Nisrin Elamin (Stanford University) and Dr. Zachariah Mampilly, Professor of Political Science (Vassar College) in an in-depth discussion on the current civilian protests in Sudan.

While the latest spate of protests was sparked by rising...


Dec 31, 2018

This episode is the third and final installment of our in-depth conversation with Ambassador Susan D. Page, who made history at the first U.S. Ambassador to the newly independent nation of South Sudan in 2011.

In this closing segment, we explore her arrival to South Sudan as ambassador, the greatest lessons and...


Dec 26, 2018

This is the second of a three-part episode featuring Amb. Susan D. Page, who made history by serving as the first U.S. ambassador to the newly independent nation of South Sudan in 2011.

This segment of our fascinating discussion examines her role in the negotiations that led to the separation of Sudan & South Sudan, as...


Dec 19, 2018

This is the first of a three-part episode featuring Amb. Susan D. Page. Amb. Page made history by serving as the first U.S. ambassador to the newly independent nation of South Sudan in 2011. Our fascinating discussion explores her deep involvement in governance and rule of law efforts in Sudan; her critical role in the...


Dec 5, 2018

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 of relations between the two regions, and the perspectives of African...