6 minutes read February 12, 2013 Meet creative director and photoblogger … Metasebia Yoseph Our new weekly feature profiles blogs and/or tumblrs curated by Africans, on the continent as well as in the diaspora. The posts will highlight influences, genres, and point to the kinds….. Read More 2 minutes read January 22, 2013 Ethiopian striker Adane Girma plays for the home team It is a positive that major cable networks are bothering to relay the results of the African Cup of Nations, though it is a shame their offerings remain annoyingly Eurocentric…… Read More 6 minutes read September 24, 2012 My favorite photographs N°7: Aida Muluneh Ethiopian Aida Muluneh is one of the hardest working and most talented photographers I have ever met. Identifying African female photographers who document the continent is worth a PhD thesis….. Read More 7 minutes read April 25, 2012 Guggenheim’s map–Where is the rest of Africa? The recent announcement of the Guggenheim Foundation’s new “Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative” bears all of the hallmarks of the present era. It is funded by a bank. It….. Read More 1 minute read April 23, 2012 Photography. ‘Addis Ababa Diary’ by Mahesh Shantaram A while back we featured a random photograph of Indian photographer Mahesh Shantaram (I think Achal Prabhala got me onto Mahesh’s work). Email contact led to me asking him if we….. Read More 1 minute read March 6, 2012 The Jazz of Samuel Yirga Mitiku I was in Dubai recently, working on a documentary, and on the way back to Cape Town I visited Ethiopia to see some friends and experience some of the Ethio-jazz….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read September 30, 2011 Merkato Merkato is a documentary (view the trailer here) about the largest open-air market in Ethiopia. The filmmakers are trying to raise funds to finish the project through kickstarter. Read More ← Older posts ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.