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Martin Meredith on Africa’s tumultous history and staggering wealth

An interview with historian and journalist Martin Meredith whose book, The Fortunes of Africa: A 5000-Year History of Wealth, Greed and Endeavour is a sweeping, magisterial and eloquently detailed account of the continent’s history.

Richly varied and highly entertaining: “History Matters” reviewed

A richly varied and highly entertaining new collection of pieces by Bill Nasson showcases the breadth, consistency and versatility of one of our leading historians.

Thania Petersen

Back to the front

Through her powerful artworks, Thania Petersen is reclaiming the dignity that colonialism denied her forebears.