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Friday, June 4th, 2010

On Va Samizé

Everyone needs some coupé décalé in their life, especially on Fridays. Today it comes in the form of an ode to Samuel Eto’o (la fierté de l’Afrique!) from Cameroonian DJs Polio and Kitoko. It also seems like a great way to start the final countdown until kick-off in a week. Enjoy. h/t ChiefBoima

Friday, June 4th, 2010

Crossover

It’s been a couple of years since Serge Mouangue, originally from Cameroon and now based in Tokyo where he works as a concept-car designer for Nissan, introduced us to Wafrica. From this recent video, which is part...

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

Fresh hiphop funk from Cameroon

Via Mustafa Maluka

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

Have another Coke and smile Roger Milla

Having stripped the Somalian singer K’Naan’s protest song, “Waving Flag” of any meaning, Coco Cola now sets about to trivialize African football history. As reported by Steve Bloomfield on his blog, Africa United, Coke’s new commercial, “History...

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

The Special One

Cameroon’s football captain Samuel Eto’o scores for his club Internazionale Milano against Livorno in Italy’s Serie A.

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

Kehinde Wiley paints African football

The German shoe and sportswear company, Puma, sponsors at least 12 African national football teams–five of which qualified for the 2010 World Cup. To commemorate the World Cup year (and because it is good PR and to...

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

THE INDOMINABLE LION

CNN just published a list of the eleven players who dominated and defined football in the 2000s. Samuel Eto’o of Inter Milan and Cameroon and probably the best footballer out of Africa, is the only continental player...

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

US STATE DEPARTMENT CALLS OUT MY BLOG

Last week The Brookings Institute held a conversation with the Nigerian Foreign Minister Chief Ojo Maduekwe on “The Nigeria-U.S. Partnership for Regional Security in Africa,” in Washington D.C. Not really earth shattering stuff, except when 52 minutes...

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