Bram Posthumus

Bram Posthumus (Amsterdam, 1959) is an independent press, radio and internet journalist with 25 years of experience living and working in West and Southern Africa. Based in Bamako, Mali, he reports on political, cultural and economic events in Francophone, Lusophone and Anglophone West Africa. His work can be found at (among others) Deutsche Welle, Voice of America, RFI English, The Economist Group, De Groene Amsterdammer, Songlines, The Africa Report,, African Arguments and many more. His book "Guinea - Masks, Music and Minerals", a comprehensive look at 150 years of Guinean politics plus its music and the economy was published at the end of 2016 by Hurst&Co. Bram runs an occasional blog called Yoff Tales at

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