2 minutes read December 5, 2010 Bwana Saves Africa Today’s New York Times Magazine carries a fawning profile of John Prendergast, the force behind the Enough Project (reference: Congo, Darfur and now southern Sudan). Prendergast is described by reporter Daniel….. Read More 1 minute read November 20, 2010 Saving Darfur More than a year later these lines–written by journalist Eamon Kircher-Allen as part of the reaction to Mahmood Mamdani’s “Saviors and Survivors,” a study of Darfur Now’s campaigns and the….. Read More 2 minutes read November 19, 2010 Do you know Omar al Bashir? I recently ask students in a graduate class I teach on ‘media, culture and international affairs’ to do an experiment: take a camera, go outside (really downstairs on the New….. Read More 1 minute read April 12, 2010 Darfur to Brooklyn On Sunday “The New York Times” published a photo essay on the daily lives of the approximately 300 immigrants from the Darfur region of Sudan who live in Kensington, Brooklyn…… Read More 1 minute read October 5, 2009 WEEKEND LINKS: THE ZUMAS, FOOTBALL, SOMALI PIRATES, THE G20, WILDLIFE, BLK JKS, CHINUA ACHEBE Here’s some things I did not have the time to blog about properly or link to this past week: * Barack and Michelle Obama had to pose 135 times with….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read September 25, 2009 SAVE DARFUR The Onion lampoons US-based Darfur-focused pressure groups. One question to the panel: How can the people of Darfur thank Americans? Best response: “I would like a clay pot.” Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read August 30, 2009 Betting on Africa These celebrities want to gamble and hang out. So they say they want to save Africans. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.