8 minutes read March 22, 2013 Welcome to Mali Bamako doesn’t feel like the capital of a country at war. True, people are stressed, and the pace of life might have slowed. The city’s building frenzy has subsided. Ça….. Read More 4 minutes read July 16, 2012 Timbuktu: whatever happened to the African Renaissance? Mali in the rainy season has its own rhythm, especially in the South: long days under heavy skies anticipating rain; moments when it comes so powerfully the world seems ready….. Read More 6 minutes read May 30, 2012 Mali’s Rebels and their Fans–Suffering and Smiling Strange bedfellows in the Malian Sahara of late. The Tuareg rebel movements that took control of northern Mali last month looked to have struck a deal over the weekend, only….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.