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Reader in Africa & International Development; Research Associate at the African Centre for Migration & Society (ACMS), the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
PhD title: After Ebola in Sierra Leone: Politics of Neglect and Governance Gaps in Health System Recovery
George Hamandishe Karekwaivanane
Lecturer in African Studies, Programme Director MSc in African Studies
Francesco S. Longo
PhD title: Sounding the Aural Border: Nzema Popular Music Scenes between Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire (working title)
PhD title: Commoning resources? Spaces, resource uses and associated political imaginaries in urban Chad
PhD title: 'Fading Frontiers? Spatial Imaginaries, Border Experiences and Regional Dynamics in the Rwenzori Borderscape'
Rama Salla Dieng
Lecturer in African Studies and International Development, Programme Director MSc Africa and International Development
Associate Professor at the African Centre for Migration & Society, University of the Witwatersrand
Senior Lecturer and Chancellor's Fellow in Media and Communication; School Director PGT