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Bob Wekesa is partnerships, research, and communications coordinator at the African Centre for the Study of the United States (ACSUS), at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. He holds master’s and doctoral degrees from the Communication University of China, Beijing. His area of teaching, research, and public engagement is the intersection of journalism, media, and communications on the one hand and geopolitics, diplomacy, and foreign policy on the other. He supervises postgraduate projects in these fields.