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African Intel Affairs

Sponsored by the AIS Collective

 A podcast series featuring discussions focused on the practice of intelligence in Africa and analyzing the emergence of Africa’s very own continental intelligence community.

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Episode 01

Dr. Niagalé Bagayoko

A conversation on “Intelligence Affairs and Democratic Governance in Africa” with Dr. Niagalé Bagayoko who is a renowned expert on Security Sector Reform and currently chairs the African Security Sector Network (ASSN).

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Episode 02

Dr. Giangiuseppe Pili

A conversation on “Theoretical & Historical Perspectives on Intelligence - The Importance of an African Contribution” with Dr. Giangiuseppe Pili who is a Research Fellow at Università della Calabria and is also a sits on the editorial board of the Italian Society of Intelligence

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Episode 03

Dr. Lawrence Mhandara

We discuss “The case for an African Journal of Intelligence Studies” with Dr. Lawrence Mhandara from the Department of Governance and Public Management at the University of Zimbabwe. 

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Episode 04

Tanwa Ashiru

A conversation on private sector security intelligence and the national security domain in Nigeria with Tanwa Ashiru, who is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Bulwark Intelligence. Hosted by Bukie Olokun - an analyst with the private sector.

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Episode 05

Prof. Siphamandla Zondi

This episode features the African Association of Political Science (AAPS) as represented by Prof. Siphamandla Zondi, who is a member of its Steering Committee. He discusses the history of the Association, it's collapse in 2014 and 5 year hiatus, but also sheds light on the ongoing efforts to resuscitate the prestigious academic community. Hosted by Philani Dhlamini.

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Special Featurette

Dr. Dalene Duvenage

Round-table discussion: "Intelligence Tradecraft in Africa", focusing on political issues, professionalism and privatization, featuring Dr. Dalene Duvenage as the guest expert and hosted by Bukie Olokun & P. Dhlamini. Dr. Duvenage is a practitioner with a career spanning 32 years, during which she has served the Republic of South Africa as an Intelligence Analyst and a trainer/educator in a number of national security agencies.

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