AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

humanitarianism

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Gimme Hope

This is the second in a video campaign to promote the work of American ngo Mama Hope. They work with local partners in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Uganda to fund the completion of schools, health clinics, children’s centers, clean water systems and food security projects. The idea with this campaign–titled “Stop the Pity. Unlock the Potential”–is to tell

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Amber Rose went to Ghana

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

50 Cent Wants to Help Africa

Remember when rapper 50 Cent announced that he would try to provide 1 billion meals over the next five years to poor Africans? His strategy: make some money while “helping” Africans. Watch the video. With every shot...

Friday, February 25th, 2011

Clooney in Africa

The media buzz (including blogging, tumbling and retweeting, as well as Facebooking) around Newsweek magazine’s ridiculous cover story of film actor George Clooney (title: “On the ground with a new kind of statesman”) highlight the titilating; i.e. Clooney’s...

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

‘Haiti in Africa’

Sketch by the UK comedy sketch group, “The Unexpected Items,” filmed in front of the School of Oriental and African Studies (yes, that still what it’s called). H/T: Konwomyn.

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