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Is Malema a Supernova?

Is Malema a Supernova?

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Zambians Vote

Zambians Vote

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The Rugby World Cup: Early Days

The Rugby World Cup: Early Days

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South African Crime Down

South African Crime Down

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Demagoguery, Thy Name is Mugabe

Demagoguery, Thy Name is Mugabe

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ANC and Historical Ironies

ANC and Historical Ironies

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Libya and What Comes Next

Libya and What Comes Next

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In Zim It’s Not Just “What Now?” But Also “What Next?”

In Zim It’s Not Just “What Now?” But Also “What Next?”

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An African Film Cornucopia

An African Film Cornucopia

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On SA’s Strikes

On SA’s Strikes

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African Arguments

African Arguments

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The Lion Roars Even When He Purrs

The Lion Roars Even When He Purrs

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Ranking Customer Service

Ranking Customer Service

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Somalia’s Famine: It’s About Politics

Somalia’s Famine: It’s About Politics

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ANC Versus ANC-YL Over . . . Botswana?

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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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