AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Hendrik Verwoerd

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Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

Nelson Mandela is around like never before

If one believes media reports, Nelson Mandela is no longer with us. Yet, in more ways than one, he is. In the midst of the frenzy of soundbites and images that now circulate through the space left by his anticipated absence, there is danger that Mandela will be honored, even monumentalized, but not meaningfully remembered.

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Documentary: ‘The Price of Kings’

In an astoundingly ambitious new series of 12 feature-length documentaries titled The Price of Kings (available to watch online) the British production company Spirit Level Films challenge the perception of leadership in provocative and imaginative ways. Through...

Friday, February 10th, 2012

Tech Apartheid

Our tech posts never stray from tweeting new data on Twitter and Facebook usage on the continent--but now and then--as occasional readers of Gizmodo and Kotaku--we pause.