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Streets is Watching

Oh no she didn’t. (Shakira gets asked about the origins of “Waka Waka” about 30 seconds into this press conference during the World Cup in South Africa.) Seriously, who didn’t…..

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Obrigado, Pelé

What if Pelé had scored his final goal for Brazil, against Argentina? That’s the premise of 1284, the new short film starring 69-year old Pelé himself, which is ultimately a…..

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Le Lion Indomptable

As we all know, The Indomitable Lions were the first team to be ousted from this year’s World Cup. As they play their final match in South Africa against Holland,…..

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Dirty Paraffin is "genre-defying"

We’ve been following The Fader’s Pitch Perfect documentary series since the start of the World Cup two weeks ago. In episode 2, The Fader documentary team receives a “short history…..

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The Ugly American

Sports Illustrated columnist Peter King is unhappy with the officiating of Malian referee Koman Coulibaly at yesterday’s infamous 2010 World Cup first round match between USA and Slovenia.

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Comme Si Je N'Existais Pas

It’s Algeria’s turn. They’re about to face off against England shortly, so today’s (second) 2010 World Cup music moment comes courtesy of Khaled‘s “Aicha,” hands down one of my favorite…..

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Pitch Perfect Friday

Obviously, we here at Africa is a Country are fully behind Bafana Bafana, and the rest of the teams representing Africa at the 2010 World Cup. And, yes, unlike Chimamanda…..