9 minutes read December 28, 2012 10 Contested Images of 2012 Remember that little video campaign called #Kony2012? Yeah, we wish we could forget too. Few videos have reached the magnitude of pestilence that the non-profit Invisible Children’s video achieved this….. Read More 2 minutes read April 30, 2012 Mali–don’t talk about somebody’s mama Monday evening, and it’s hard to tell who’s shooting up Bamako, or why. But someone cracks on Twitter “béé b’i ba bolo.” It’s one thing to stage a counter-coup or….. 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 7 minutes read March 23, 2012 Mali’s coup—first thoughts Gregory Mann, associate professor of history at Columbia University in New York City,* writes a guest post for Africa is a Country on the coup in Mali: Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.