Jonathan Fisher

Jonathan Fisher is Reader in African Politics at the University of Birmingham and is currently a Visiting Fellow at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS) at Stellenbosch University. He studied at University College London and the University of Oxford and has worked in Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa and Uganda. His research – which has been funded by the AHRC, British Academy, ESRC and Facebook, among others – focuses on the nature and characteristics of authoritarian states in Africa.

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New Walls III: Internet Shutdowns in Africa

Photo by NESA by Makers on Unsplash While the Berlin Wall was toppled thirty years ago, new walls have continued to crop up around the world – virtual ones, blocking or limiting internet access to avert political dissent. As of August this year, Ugandan social media influencers – a group including musicians, commentators and media […]