5 minutes read February 11, 2013 Nigeria: Kings of Africa for a third time Make una no vex, I’m running on less than 2 hours of sleep, and for good reason. Scratch that, FOR GREAT REASON. Thirteen years of sorrow, hurt and pain were….. Read More 2 minutes read February 10, 2013 Afcon Final Preview: Will it be Keshi’s time or can the Burkinabé shock the world in Soweto? Nineteen years ago, a Super Eagles team captained by one Stephen Okechukwu Keshi won the Africa Cup of Nations in Tunis. Will it be Keshi’s time again in Soweto today?….. Read More 5 minutes read February 6, 2013 #Ghana #BlackStars is trending The Ghana Black Stars won their Afcon 2013 group and then beat Cape Verde in the quarterfinals Sunday to make it through to a semi-final later today against Burkina Faso…… Read More 5 minutes read February 6, 2013 “Only Seydou Keita is worth anything.” The Western-most tip of Africa seemed like as good a place as any to watch the Mali vs. South Africa quarter-final in the African Cup of Nations. On Saturday, I….. Read More 1 minute read January 29, 2013 Songs for Chipolopolo (or Africa Cup of Nations Playlist N°4) By Charles Mafa* It’s death or glory today for defending champions Zambia, who must beat Burkina Faso to make it to the quarter-finals. Anything less will be a major disappointment…… Read More 2 minutes read January 29, 2013 Burkinabe Rapper Art Melody’s Playlist For Les Étalons (Afcon 2013 Playlist N°3) By Mamadou Konkobo (aka Art Melody): Later today we play against Zambia for a place in the quarterfinals of the African Cup of Nations. We are first in our group, we….. Read More 2 minutes read January 27, 2013 Songs for the Blue Sharks of Capo Verde (Also Known As African Cup of Nations Playlist N°1) Today we’re launching our series of Africa Nations Cup playlists — music to get you in the mood for the football, or to drown out the commentator if he’s annoying you during the game. First up is Cape Verde. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.