6 minutes read June 1, 2014 History Class with Cheta: Who is Herbert Macaulay Too many people have forgotten about the one Naira coin, and the chap on that coin. This is a big disservice to Nigeria. Today’s History Class is going to be….. Read More 3 minutes read May 31, 2011 “We can handle the truth. Can you handle the shame?” I interviewed my colleague at SUNY-Oswego, Faith Maina, just as the story broke about Britain’s involvement in human rights atrocities in Kenya. Faith was only born after Kenya attained independence; but her father—a….. Read More 7 minutes read April 16, 2011 Mahatma Gandhi in South Africa Relevant (and longish) excerpt from Anita Desai’s review of Joseph Lelyveld’s new biography, _Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India_; in The New York Review of Books; she….. Read More 1 minute read December 3, 2010 T.I.A: Soldiers for the Motherland Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.