5 minutes read October 30, 2014 How to be an expatriate in Nigeria I have always held that the Nigerian god is far too kind. Kind to our political leaders in spite of their wickedness, kind to our religious leaders in spite of….. Read More 3 minutes read February 11, 2014 How to deal with reporters like Alex Preston So journalist Alex Preston jetted into town from a posh Western capital. Alex Preston went to a Nigerian city of eerie silence, billowing clouds of dust, darkness and war. Alex….. Read More 3 minutes read March 18, 2013 Nigeria: How many Twitter activists make one vote? In the last week I attended a conference of ‘Future Leaders of Nigeria’, and one of the facilitators made a very interesting statement, “Politicians do not value the number of….. Read More 9 minutes read June 6, 2012 Vogue Italia’s “Rebranding Africa” disaster Everybody’s trying to rebrand Africa, and it isn’t going so well. Vogue Italia’s latest issue — boosted by great billowing gusts of editorial hot air from both the New York….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read February 3, 2010 Corporate sponsored Pan-Africanism Footage of rappers Ludacris and Busta Rhymes performing in Nigeria last December. The video was made by a member of Ludacris’ entourage. The corporate sponsored Pan-Africanism is something to behold. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.