William Minter

William Minter is the editor of AfricaFocus Bulletin. He has been a writer, researcher, and activist since the
mid-1960s, concentrating on African and global issues. He taught in Tanzania and Mozambique at the
secondary school of the Mozambique Liberation Front (FRELIMO) in 1966-68 and 1974-76. He has worked
with Africa News Service (now allAfrica.com ), with the Washington Office on Africa , and with other Africa-
related groups. Since November 2020 he has also served as a senior consultant with the new US-Africa Bridge
Building Project, directed by Imani Countess.

Minter has been a writer, researcher, and activist since the mid-1960s, focusing particularly on southern Africa
and international issues. He studied at the University of Ibadan in Nigeria in 1961-62. He holds a Ph.D. in
sociology and a certificate in African studies from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.
Minter’s most recent book is No Easy Victories: African Liberation and American Activists over a Half Century,
1950-2000, co-edited by Gail Hovey and Charles Cobb Jr.

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