2 minutes read June 19, 2015 Liner Notes No.9: Azu Yeché recounts a painful story of migration in “Lagos” I had just returned from school one evening I was relaxing in the living room with my mum in Port Harcourt, Nigeria aged 10. Suddenly, a car drove in and….. Read More 2 minutes read June 13, 2015 Refugees vow to ‘return home’ after meeting with ‘appalling’ British holidaymakers This piece is a response to a recent article in the Daily Mail. Among the Syrian and Afghan refugees landed on the Greek island of Kos there has been talk of returning….. Read More 4 minutes read May 21, 2015 How the Dutch government polices unwanted black bodies An estimated 1,700 refugees have died this year in the Mediterranean trying to reach Western Europe. One of the consequences of the increased media attention, is that shifted focus onto….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read May 7, 2015 Africa is a Radio: Season 2, Episode 3 Xenophobia, Migration, and today’s Elections in the UK are the topics of discussion this week on Africa is a Radio. Special guest Musa Okwonga joins hosts Sean Jacobs and Elliot….. Read More 6 minutes read March 25, 2015 Between Two Fires: A Migrant’s Fight for a Place in Germany In dictatorships, where a prideful life is nonexistent and the nation’s wealth is owned and controlled by the ruler’s clique, young people suffer a suffocating atmosphere of systematic oppression for….. Read More 4 minutes read February 11, 2015 The hierarchy of refugee stories Three hundred refugees and migrants are now missing and feared dead after trying to cross the Mediterranean over the weekend from Libya to Italy on rubber dinghies. According to the….. Read More 14 minutes read March 21, 2014 An Afropean Journey A few years ago, on a snowy January evening, a stranger mistook me for someone he had seen the previous week, aboard an evening train heading to Frankfurt. The moment….. Read More ← Older posts ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.