15 minutes read April 24, 2012 Parisian Africa: The artistic intersections of the Métropole Guest Post by Lara N. Dotson-Renta Paris has always been renowned for its culture and support of the arts. Yet, as France has grown into an ever more pluralistic society,….. Read More 1 minute read March 3, 2012 Black Bazar Alain Mabanckou’s 2009 novel Black Bazar spoke successfully to and about the African diaspora in France, their daily hustle, fashion, style and language. All through the eyes of the Congolese….. 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 0 minutes Less than a minute read November 17, 2011 Music Break. YaoBobby ft. Fredy Massamba There’s a fast growing collection of cross-over hip hop songs produced by Central and West African artists making a living in the diaspora (especially in French-speaking hotbeds like Marseilles, Paris….. 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 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 0 minutes Less than a minute read March 10, 2011 Street Photographers in Brazzaville By Lebon Ziavoula, a member of Congo-Brazzaville photographers collective, Generation Elili. Via Afrique in Visu. Read More ← Older posts ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.