0 minutes Less than a minute read September 23, 2011 Today I'll eat for Belgium Yes, some Europeans, specifically Belgians — who else but “a fine group of web designers, web developers, communication specialists, tech, boys and girls” — came up with this idea. So….. Read More 7 minutes read August 3, 2011 Elections in Zambia In the 3rd grade, I came back fresh from my first civics lesson in Mrs. Marshall’s class at Nkana Trust School, to announce, “Zambia is a One-Party Participatory Democracy. Kenneth….. Read More 1 minute read June 4, 2011 F***yesafricans Someone started a a page called fuckyesafricans in the vein of the “fuckyes” tumblr meme. For those unfamiliar with the format, the dry title is meant for irony filled humor….. Read More 1 minute read April 23, 2011 Strawberries and Peri-Peri The website of South Africa’s ruling party was down for a minute after hackers took it over. The site is back up again. But given that lately ANC leaders make no….. Read More 2 minutes read April 20, 2011 Vanity Fair does Egypt Vanity Fair’s May issue features a photographic series of young Egyptians dubbed, at various points in the accompanying article, ‘tech-savvy internet activists.’ The first photograph is of Wael Ghonim, the….. Read More 1 minute read December 14, 2010 The World According to Facebook Facebook intern Paul Butler, who created the map, writes that he wanted to see “how geography and political borders affected where people lived relative to their friends.” He took about….. Read More 14 minutes read December 2, 2010 Moçambique Popular Long before football blogging became commonplace and banal (think Dirty Tackle and The Spoiler), Davy Lane blogged about football. He started again before the 2010 World Cup which took him….. Read More ← Older posts Newer posts → ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.