01 November on Africa, Podcast, Project Highlights
Episode 67 of Africa Past & Present was released earlier this week. This episode featured Dr. Sifiso Ndlovu from the South African Democracy Education Trust
(SADET)—a group of researchers tasked with documenting South Africa’s journey to democracy (read more about this research here
In this podcast, Dr. Ndlovu reflects on the Soweto 1976 rising
(a series of protests by black South African students over the introduction of Afrikaans as a language of instruction). He also shares personal and professional perspectives on challenges and contributions of African historians and reflects on the writing and editing SADET's The Road to Democracy in South Africa
series and the importance of orality and African languages in Zulu history and in rewriting South Africa’s past.
Africa Past & Present— the podcast about African history, culture, and politics —is a joint production between MATRIX and the MSU Department of History
. To learn more about the project, or to freely download the latest podcast, visit the Afripod website at http://afripod.aodl.org/