8 minutes read July 8, 2015 The dream is free I must have been looking elsewhere at first, because all I remember was moving closer to the screen at one moment, saying to myself: “Who is this and how did….. Read More 5 minutes read June 4, 2015 The NBA comes to Africa: Interview with the NBA’s man in Africa, Amadou Gallo Fall Today is game 1 of the NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors, and the Cleveland Cavaliers. On August 1, the NBA will play its first game in Africa. The….. Read More 8 minutes read February 25, 2015 Akin Omotoso’s NBA ALL STAR WEEKEND DIARY Friday 13th: Tonight White People Get In For Free The snow covered the basketball courts down DeKalb Avenue giving a glimpse of playgrounds in heaven. I caught the Q to….. Read More 4 minutes read March 18, 2013 My Favorite Photographs N°15: Indira Mateta Indira Mateta is a young Angolan photographer who is taking her first steps in professional photography, transforming her hobby into a promising career. In 2008 she won the BESA Award….. Read More 1 minute read February 22, 2012 NBA player Serge Ibaka has no country Last year we pointed to the fact that sports commentators, statisticians and journalists can’t distinguish the Democratic Republic of Congo (the DRC) from its neighbor the Republic of Congo every….. Read More 1 minute read September 20, 2011 Serge Ibaka is Spanish Listening to the Spanish commentaries in this video summary (and reading some biographies on the net), you’d be forgiven to believe Brazzaville-born NBA basketball player Serge ‘Air Congo’ Ibaka is….. Read More 1 minute read June 15, 2011 New Documentary Films A clip from Ann Buford’s new film, “Elevate,” about four high school athletes recruited from Senegal to play basketball at upscale prep schools in the US. Then there’s “The Redemption….. Read More ← Older posts ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.