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Everisto Benyera

Associate Profesor of African Politics, Department of Political Sciences, University of South Africa, College of Human Sciences, University of South Africa

Everisto Benyera is an Associate Professor of African Politics in the Department of Political Sciences. He holds a Ph.D. in African Politics from Unisa and an MSc in International Relations from the University of Zimbabwe. Everisto researches on transitology, transitional justice, decoloniality, customary and indigenous peacebuilding, healing, and reconciliation mechanisms. He is the editor of Politeia: Journal of Political Sciences and Public Administration and Management and Associate Editor of Strategic Review for Southern Africa. He published 18 book chapters, 13 journal articles, and the following books:
(1) (upcoming). A Looter Continua: From Slaves, Commodities and Now Data: Coloniality of Data, the 4IR and Recolonisation of Africa;
(2) 2020. Breaking the Colonial “Contract”: From Oppression to Autonomous Decolonial Futures. Lexington: Lanham, Boulder, New York, and London. ISBN 978-1-7936-2273-0;
(3) 2020. Reimagining Justice, Human Rights and Leadership in Africa Challenging Discourse and Searching for Alternative Paths. Springer: Cham. ISBN 978-3-030-25143-7;
(4) 2019. Indigenous, Traditional, and Non-State Transitional Justice in Southern Africa: Namibia and Zimbabwe. Lexington: Lanham, Boulder, New York, and London. ISBN 978-1-4985-9282-6.

Experience

  • –present
    Senior Lecturer, Department of Political Sciences, College of Human Sciences, University of South Africa