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 1 minute read February 10, 2012 50 Cent goes to Somalia So rapper 50 Cent (accompanied by American journalists) was in Somalia and Kenya this week to visit people living in refugee camps displaced by the civil war with Islamic militants…… Read More 3 minutes read December 23, 2011 The Hall of Shame Before Boima rides us out this year with West Africa’s best dance tunes, we couldn’t resist including a post with some of the lowlights of 2011. Colonial Themed Weddings New….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read September 7, 2011 50 Cent Wants to Help Africa Remember when rapper 50 Cent announced that he would try to provide 1 billion meals over the next five years to poor Africans? His strategy: make some money while “helping”….. Read More 2 minutes read March 1, 2011 Dictators and Pop Stars Yesterday pop star Nelly Furtado tweeted that she had performed privately for Gaddafi’s family, had earned US$1 million, but was feeling so bad that now she would donate the money….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read November 10, 2009 MUSIC BREAK / "THE BLACK ATLANTIC"? Is this the 21st century Black Atlantic (minus the intellectualism or the race politics)? Yes it is Fally Ipupa, the Congolese superstar, and R&B singer, Olivia, who used to be….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.