8 minutes read January 9, 2015 The Five Phases of Blackness: Why #WhiteLivesMatter You are probably wondering about the title. I suspect that you are eager to get to the clever (perhaps desperate) twist. There is no twist. White lives matter! You may….. Read More 8 minutes read November 5, 2014 Oscar Pistorius and the Judge South Africa is a divided society with a vile history of injustice. Injustice runs along very bright lines: black versus white, women versus men, the rich versus the poor, government….. Read More 6 minutes read July 31, 2014 The winners and losers of the platinum strike in South Africa On January 23 this year the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu), a firebrand breakaway of the COSATU-affiliated National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), took an estimated 50,000 mineworkers to….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.