African Voices, African Arguments Podcast

The podcast series “African Voices, African Arguments” features African scholars, writers, policy makers and activists on issues of peace, justice and democracy, and is produced by World Peace Foundation and presented in partnership with African Arguments and The Institute for Global Leadership at Tufts University.

October 27, 2020

Elevating Voices in Sudan

Abdelgabar Abdalla Abdelwahab speaks with Alex de Waal on the importance of art, culture and language for peace building in Sudan.

photo of Nanjala Nyabola
October 7, 2020

Digital Activism and Transformation

World Peace Foundation Executive Director Alex de Waal speaks with Nanjala Nyabola, writer and political analyst based in Nairobi, Kenya. .

September 23, 2020

Ethiopia: Transition to what?

In this podcast, Alex de Waal speaks with Mulugeta Gebrehiwot, Ethiopian revolutionary, scholar and expert on peace and security in the Horn of Africa.

September 9, 2020

Campaigning against corruption: a discussion with Hennie Van Vuuren

Alex de Waal discusses corruption and accountability in the South African context, with Hennie van Vuuren, Director of Open Secrets.

August 25, 2020

Emancipating the Humanitarian System in Africa: A Conversation with Degan Ali

World Peace Foundation Executive Director, Alex de Waal speaks with Degan Ali, Executive director of African Development Solutions (ADESO) .

August 4, 2020

Race and Liberation in South Sudan and the U.S: A Discussion with Jok Madut Jok

World Peace Foundation Executive Director, Alex de Waal speaks with South Sudanese scholar and activist, Jok Madut Jok on race and liberation in South Sudan.

July 13, 2020

Liberating the Academy: A discussion with Alcinda Honwana

Alex de Waal speaks with Professor Alcinda Honwana, Centennial Professor and the Strategic Director of the Firoz Lalji Centre for Africa at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

June 29, 2020

Pan African Solidarities: Insights from Africa and America, a Discussion with Abdul Mohammed

In the first episode of the podcast series, World Peace Foundation Executive Director, Alex de Waal interviews Abdul Mohammed, one of Africa’s leading public intellectuals.


Photo: Afewerk Tekle Glass, Africa Hall, Alan Johnston, June 6, 2010 (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

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