Eddy Maloka is the Chief Executive Office of the Africa Institute of South Africa, where he has served for five years. He worked between 1992 and 1995 as a Mellon research fellow at the University of Cape Town. Currenly, he writes a weekly column for the Sowetan. Maloka has delivered lectures at the world's premier universities, including Oxford and Princeton. He is vice-president for Southern Africa of the Association of African Political Science and president of the SA Association of Political Studies.