5 minutes read January 16, 2013 A Very Short History of the Africa Cup of Nations The big kick-off is nearly upon us. Just 11 months after that extraordinary Zambian triumph in Libreville, starting Saturday we have another month of football ahead as Africa’s top teams….. Read More 2 minutes read February 8, 2012 The African Cup of Nations Commercials A sample of some of TV commercials, including ones I have spotted online, made specifically for the 2012 African Cup of Nations football tournament. 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 28, 2010 Who will play George Weah? Liberia and Friends report that the Hollywood actor/director Dermot Mulroney (what does he know about football?) will develop and probably direct a biopic on the life of Liberian football legend….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.