4 minutes read May 9, 2013 Danny Hoffman’s photographs and mining in West Africa While we seem to spend an enormous amount of virtual space at AIAC critiquing the ways that Africa and Africans are represented, we do so because we believe that it….. Read More 4 minutes read March 15, 2012 Oprah and Kristof: What don’t they have in common? In the first sentence of my recent essay in Harvard’s Transition Magazine, I declared that I did not want to write about Nicholas Kristof because his writing was boringly predictable. But I….. Read More 4 minutes read May 5, 2011 Soccer Soap Opera Kathryn Mathers Soap operas, soccer, social change – could it get better than that? “The Team,” a documentary by Patrick Reed and White Pine Productions, about the making of a….. Read More 3 minutes read February 28, 2011 The Smiling Faces of Young Africans Joy is possible amidst poverty and material commodities are not necessary for happiness. This was the lesson that Los Angeles Dodgers baseball player Clayton Kershaw learned during his recent trip….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.