Gideon Chitanga

Gideon Chitanga is a PhD student in the University of Pretoria’s Department of Political Science. His PhD research is a study of the SADC Mediation of the Intrastate Democratization Conflict in Zimbabwe, 2008-2013. His main research interests are democracy, governance and security, media and communication, as well as diplomacy with particular focus on Pan African diplomacy. Chitanga works as an Africa analyst for the Global Chinese Television Network, CGTN. 

He frequently appears on TV, radio and print media news and current affairs programs in South Africa and abroad providing analysis focusing on Africa. Chitanga previously worked for civil society organizations, Think Tanks, academia and media institutions. He studied in Zimbabwe, the Netherlands, South Africa and Germany. At the moment, he is participating in an international student exchange program at the University of Marburg in Germany. He has experience studying and working in multicultural and diverse institutions and environments.

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