1 minute read February 22, 2012 NBA player Serge Ibaka has no country Last year we pointed to the fact that sports commentators, statisticians and journalists can’t distinguish the Democratic Republic of Congo (the DRC) from its neighbor the Republic of Congo every….. Read More 1 minute read September 20, 2011 Serge Ibaka is Spanish Listening to the Spanish commentaries in this video summary (and reading some biographies on the net), you’d be forgiven to believe Brazzaville-born NBA basketball player Serge ‘Air Congo’ Ibaka is….. Read More 8 minutes read July 8, 2015 The dream is free I must have been looking elsewhere at first, because all I remember was moving closer to the screen at one moment, saying to myself: “Who is this and how did….. Read More 5 minutes read June 4, 2015 The NBA comes to Africa: Interview with the NBA’s man in Africa, Amadou Gallo Fall Today is game 1 of the NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors, and the Cleveland Cavaliers. On August 1, the NBA will play its first game in Africa. The….. Read More 2 minutes read November 16, 2014 Weekend Special This was the week … * We launched Latin America is a Country. (Had to get the PR out of the way first). * It turns out African NGOs receive….. Read More 10 minutes read December 31, 2012 2012’s SMH (also known as “Africa is a Country”) Moments There are times we shake our heads or roll our eyes. When we could not invent some of the things that we spot in the media. For some reason especially….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read March 6, 2012 ‘Grounding Air Congo’ Diamond dealers and mobile phone executives can relax. We’re talking American professional basketball. Josh Smith of the Atlanta Hawks recently dunks the ball on the head of Serge Ibaka of….. Read More ← Older posts ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.