5 minutes read October 2, 2014 What’s the matter with … Tim Noakes This July it was announced that Tim Noakes,who rose to prominence as a respected sports scientist as the University of Cape Town, is in talks with Derek Carstens, former First….. Read More 6 minutes read October 8, 2013 How we tell stories about cities A few weeks ago, Nigerian-American writer Teju Cole was the guest of the Troyeville Hotel book club in Johannesburg. Observing that the one constant in cities is that they change,….. Read More 5 minutes read July 12, 2013 Eating Nando’s in Gaborone I spent part of last month at the biennial gathering of historians organised by the Southern African Historical Society. The conference at the University of Botswana was fantastic. Gaborone was, well, less so.*….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.