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Mandela’s Health, and South Africa’s

Mandela’s Health, and South Africa’s

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A Fight Club Approach to Policy in the Sahel

A Fight Club Approach to Policy in the Sahel

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The Kenyan Election: Temper Your Optimism

The Kenyan Election: Temper Your Optimism

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Defending African “Superstition” and “Irrationality”

Defending African “Superstition” and “Irrationality”

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Agang: Contender or Pretender?

Agang: Contender or Pretender?

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Unpredictability, West African Dominance, and the 2013 Africa Cup Of Nations

Unpredictability, West African Dominance, and the 2013 Africa Cup Of Nations

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South African Budget Transparency

South African Budget Transparency

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Zimbabwe’s Election Year

Zimbabwe’s Election Year

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The Mangaung Aftermath

The Mangaung Aftermath

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Zuma Wins, Ramaphosa Looms Over His Shoulder

Zuma Wins, Ramaphosa Looms Over His Shoulder

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Mangaung

Mangaung

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What Do You Do About a Problem Like Malema?

What Do You Do About a Problem Like Malema?

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Of Marikana, Malema and Mangaung: South Africa’s Faultlines

Of Marikana, Malema and Mangaung: South Africa’s Faultlines

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The Sentencing of a Killer and Odd Progress in South Africa

The Sentencing of a Killer and Odd Progress in South Africa

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Kenya’s Debt, Kenya’s Promise

Kenya’s Debt, Kenya’s Promise

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About the Author

Derek Catsam

Derek Catsam is a Professor of history and Kathlyn Cosper Dunagan Professor in the Humanities at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin. He is also Senior Research Associate at Rhodes University. Derek writes about race and politics in the United States and Africa, sports, and terrorism. He is currently working on books on bus boycotts in the United States and South Africa in the 1940s and 1950s and on the 1981 South African Springbok rugby team's tour to the US. He is the author of three books, dozens of scholarly articles and reviews, and has published widely on current affairs in African, American, and European publications. He has lived, worked, and travelled extensively throughout southern Africa. He writes about politics, sports, travel, pop culture, and just about anything else that comes to mind.

Areas of Focus:
Africa; Zimbabwe; South Africa; Apartheid

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