The Author: Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni is currently Lecturer in African Studies at the Ferguson Centre for African and Asian
Studies at the Open University in Milton Keynes. He was previously Senior Lecturer and Head of the Department of International
Studies at Monash University. He has published widely on Zimbabwean and South African history and politics with a specific
focus on nationalism, identity, governance, state, nativism and conflict.