AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

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Monday, April 30th, 2012

The geo-branding war

Geo-branding is a serious thing. It is particularly serious when people from other geographic areas decide to brand your geographical area and the people in it, the way they see fit and the way that fits their purposes. No other country, region or continent, I’d argue, suffers from other peoples’ nonsense as much as the

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Africa and contemporary art

I am no contemporary art expert. Sometimes one has to start with a disclaimer. The term and whatever definition whoever gives to it have been on that awkward zone where I have felt that I should be...

Saturday, May 28th, 2011

Music Break

‘Feel Me’ is the second track from a soon-to-be released EP by (Kinshasa-born) Finnish rapper Gracias. (‘HKI’ was a first.) I can’t remember last seeing a copy of King Leopold’s Ghost featured in a music video. H/T:...