8 minutes read September 26, 2013 Make Bono History Firstly Bono is collaborating with brostep pioneer Skrillex to save the African children. (They were together in Ghana last month.) Secondly The Observer (or The Guardian; it’s the same thing)….. Read More 3 minutes read November 14, 2012 Bono’s Big Ideas (for Africa of course) A new post on one of The Atlantic’s blogs breathily covers Bono appearing at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. to talk about Africa and foreign aid. It’s not clear why a publication like….. Read More 1 minute read December 18, 2010 Bono knows an immense amount The Guardian’s “Poverty Matters Blog” on Friday claimed “… there is no simple answer to whether we should or should not use stars to promote good causes,” especially when it….. Read More 1 minute read May 21, 2010 Bono did something right You know we give Bono a lot of grief on this site, but in this commercial for ESPN’s coverage of the 2010 World Cup–bar a few disagreements here and there–he….. Read More 2 minutes read January 3, 2010 Bono saves the World Cup The New York Times has published another of rock star Bono’s stupid “op-eds.” This time some nonsense titled “Ten for the Next Ten.” The last item on the list is….. Read More 1 minute read May 17, 2015 Weekend Music Break No.74 Here is our weekend round up of audio and visuals from around the African Internet… Kicking things off, Spoek Mathambo spearheaded band Fantasma premiered their video for Cat and Mouse….. Read More 3 minutes read November 12, 2014 Bob Geldof doesn’t need to do a #BandAid30 for Ebola. African musicians made a song already Bob Geldof is going to put out another Band Aid single, another rehash of the grotesque “Do They Know it’s Christmas?” with slightly altered lyrics. We’ve written about the problematic….. Read More ← Older posts ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.