6 minutes read April 21, 2013 Weekend Special, N°1001 1. The gray lady will sing. The New York Times has now featured two West African marriages in its Sunday “Vows” section in a matter of weeks. The first is….. Read More 11 minutes read October 25, 2012 Is Mads Brügger a journalist? Even if you like Mads Brügger’s documentaries, chances are you hate him. The characters he plays in his “non-fiction films”—a Communist theater director in The Red Chapel and, more recently,….. Read More 1 minute read August 12, 2011 Independence August Since we’ll be on break for a minute (details tomorrow) when the following central African countries celebrate their independence days, let’s do a quick roundup for Central African Republic, Congo….. Read More 1 minute read March 5, 2011 'Real African Music' Thanks to HavePlentyMusic I saw that big time house producers experimenting with Kuduro for a few years, are perhaps finally ready for Coupe Decale (Click through to listen to the….. Read More 1 minute read December 6, 2010 The Speculation about Bokassa Jean-Bedél Bokassa was the self-crowned emperor of the Central African Republic (CAR) until his ousting in 1979. He fathered 62 children and threw himself a coronation, based on that of….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.