On the Anniversary of Hani’s Assassination

Today in 1993,┬áThembisile “Chris” Hani was assassinated. Januzs Walus, an anti-Communist Polish refugee who had close links to the Afrikaner nationalist AWB, shot Hani in front of his Johannesburg home. Conservative Party MP Clive Derby-Lewis was implicated in the assassination. Both men are still serving prison sentence for the murder and Derby-Lewis has been attackedContinue reading “On the Anniversary of Hani’s Assassination”

Twitter in the Classroom: Early African History

This week Gradhacker hosts #digped week. Their “Seven Things I Learned from Teaching with Twitter” post forced me to reflect on my experience teaching with Twitter in the fall semester. As I plan for next year, is it something I will try again? I used Twitter in a course on African History to 1880. ForContinue reading “Twitter in the Classroom: Early African History”