2 minutes read March 23, 2013 Weekend Music Break, N°36 Not too long ago, a new video by Amadou & Mariam would have made a bigger splash. There’s no way denying their (?) questionable choice to get Bertrand Cantat on….. Read More 8 minutes read March 29, 2012 Mali’s Democracy–Down but not out It’s windy in Bamako, says Martin Vogl, a journalist who’s been there for about three years now. Vogl and some of his peers are doing a great job in reporting….. Read More 4 minutes read March 27, 2012 Mali’s coup — ‘Politics is bad’ Columbia history professor Gregory Mann writes the second of his of posts (here’s the first) on last week’s military coup in Mali for Africa is a Country: Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read March 23, 2012 They talk a lot. Let them talk. That first line is one by Tunde Adebimpe (joined by fellow TV on the Radio musician Kyp Malone) from his collaboration with Amadou & Mariam on ‘Wily Kataso’. The second line….. Read More 1 minute read January 9, 2012 Oh Amadou I think it was 2005 when I first saw Amadou & Mariam play live. At the local summer festival in Brussels, the tent was pretty much empty when they walked….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.