13 minutes read September 30, 2015 A reflection from being on the inside of the South African badvertising industry One of the things you must accept when you work in the advertising industry is that it is made up of people who don’t care much about anything (except retaining….. Read More 8 minutes read September 30, 2015 George Houser, US ally of Southern African liberation struggles, is no more The American activist, George Mills Houser, who passed away this month at 99 years of age, while not widely known, was central to civil rights and racial justice struggles in….. Read More 10 minutes read September 29, 2015 Open Stellenbosch aims to move its fight beyond campus boundaries Over the last few months students in South Africa have called for the decolonisation of institutions of higher learning. While much of the focus has been on the experiences of….. Read More 4 minutes read September 21, 2015 A Monument for the Mau Mau at last, but no land Mau Mau heroes now have a monument, but no land. Earlier this month, they were invited to the unveiling of this monument in Nairobi; a “memorial to the victims of….. Read More 4 minutes read June 17, 2015 How history has been distorted to justify the Dominican deportations Over the past two years, a legal nightmare has grown in the Dominican Republic. Taking aim at Haitians and Dominicans of Haitian descent, the Dominican Constitutional Tribunal issued a ruling in….. Read More 6 minutes read June 11, 2015 Rhodes Must Fall at Oxford (too) Last month the Oxford Union (a student debating club) advertised a drink named ‘The Colonial Comeback!’ as its featured cocktail for a debate on whether Britain owes reparations to her….. Read More 4 minutes read June 8, 2015 Justice in a Portuguese slave store Dona Ana Joaquina dos Santos e Silva was the most renowned high society hostess of 19th century Luanda. She was an Angolan of African and Portuguese descent. She made her….. Read More ← Older posts ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.