The Africanist Podcast

This podcast investigates political, socio-economic, and cultural issues in contemporary Africa and the African Diasporas. It engages Africanist scholars, artists, activists, athletes, opinion leaders, business people, and ordinary citizens in a critical conversation about the challenges facing Africans and people of African descent.

Popular Uprising in Senegal: A Year Later

June 1st, 2022

In this episode, the Drs. Oumar Ba (Cornell University) and Marame Gueye (East Carolina University) discuss the recent developments following the 2021 popular uprising in Senegal including the preliminary hearings in the Sonko vs. Adji Sarr case. We also talk about the recent municipal and departmental elections in Senegal and their potential implications in the upcoming legislative (July 2021) and presidential elections (2024). Ba and Gueye were previously invited to The Africanists to discuss the popular uprising in Senegal. Listen to that episode with the link below for more context.

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