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Phyllis Taoua

Phyllis Taoua

Phyllis Taoua is professor of Francophone Studies (Africa, Caribbean) and is affiliated with Africana Studies, World Literature and Human Rights Practice at the University of Arizona, Tucson. She teaches courses on African literature and cinema, Critical Theory, Global Africa, Pan-African Protest Movements and Contemporary France. She is the author of a new book entitled African Freedom: How Africa Responded to Independence (Cambridge University Press, 2018) and a first book, Forms of Protest: Anti-Colonialism and Avant-Gardes in Africa, the Caribbean and France (Heinemann, 2002). 
    What DRC’s flawed election means for emerging democratic culture in Africa
    What DRC’s flawed election means for emerging democratic culture in Africa
    On December 30 2018, 46 million citizens cast their votes in a historic election in the Democratic Republic of Congo. There hasn’t been a
    Cameroon’s Anglophone crisis threatens national unity. The time for change is now
    Cameroon’s Anglophone crisis threatens national unity. The time for change is now
    Cameroon’s governance and security problems have historically attracted little outside attention. But this seems likely to change, for two...