Episode 77 of Africa Post and Present is nw available at http://afripod.aodl.org/2013/11/afripod-77/
In this episode Barry Gilder, South African folk singer and ex-ANC intelligence operative, is the author of Songs and Secrets: South Africa from Liberation to Governance. In the interview, he reflects on freedom songs, exile, and armed struggle. Gilder performs his â€œMatola Song,â€ about a friend killed by an apartheid death squad. He ends with thoughts on democratic governance and on the Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection, a think tank he co-founded in 2010.
Africa Past and Present is hosted by Peter Alegi and Peter Limb and co-produced by Matrixâ€”the Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciencesâ€”and the Department of History at Michigan State University.