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 May 5, 2011 Magnificent Earlier this week ESPN won seven Sports Emmy Awards, including one for music during the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, like the video–played at the start of broadcasts and….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read November 19, 2010 What's "a native African" Even if you don’t care about boxing. On sports network ESPN’s their “analysts” Chris Broussard and Skip Bayless discusses comments by former boxer Bernard Hopkins that Manny Pacquiao does not….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read September 26, 2010 Sunday Ephemera No. 4 Sean Jacobs This is worth remembering. In 2004 the Liberian footballer George Weah was awarded the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the Espys. (For those who don’t care: that’s sports….. Read More 1 minute read June 16, 2010 ESPN observes Youth Day I went to ESPN’s website to check WC scores and was surprised to find two short videos on its soccer homepage commemorating the June 16, 1976 student uprising in Soweto…… Read More 1 minute read May 19, 2010 'Symbols of Liberia's Struggle'* Rapper Nas narrates a short insert on ESPN’s “E:60” on the Liberian national amputee team made up of men, often former enemies, who lost the use of their legs or….. Read More 1 minute read May 6, 2010 ESPN goes to the World Cup I, too, am in full World Cup frenzy. And while Puma gets Sean’s vote, I think I might have to go with ESPN on this one. Their 2010 World Cup….. Read More ← Older posts ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.