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Podcast: Rahmane Idrissa talks about 'The Politics of Islam in the Sahel' with Ashraf Garda

Listen to the podcast with Rahmane Idrissa and Ashraf Garda on SAFM, Idrissa unpacks his new book 'The Politics of Islam in the Sahel: Between Persuasion and Violence". You can listen to the podcast by clicking here. For more information on the book here. ‘Ideologies need enemies to thrive, religion does not’. Using the Sahel as a source of five comparative case studies, this volume aims to engage in the painstaking task of disentangling Islam from the political ideologies that have issued from its theologies to fight for governmental power and the transformation of society. While these ideologies tap into sources of religious legitimacy, the author shows that they are fundamentally secular

"The Complete Worker" - William Matlala Photograph Exhibition launched

William Matlala’s exhibition of photographs, ‘The Complete Worker’, was launched at the Apartheid History Museum on Saturday 1 September. It was a joyful celebration of a lifetime’s commitment to photographing workers. Mr Matlala is himself a worker who has spent his life documenting the lives of fellow workers. At the launch many speakers said important things about Mr Matlala and his work, but most important of all are the photographs. The images of workers are vivid and compelling. Workers at their machines, at lunch, addressing meetings, gazing at the camera, striking. Matlala’s photographs convey a sense of workers’ dignity, stoicism, humour, determination, defiance – both through power

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