0 minutes Less than a minute read February 23, 2012 Yasiin Bey, ladies and gentlemen The rapper formerly known as Mos Def’s take on the Jay Z track with his own song, “N****s in Poorest.” Read More 1 minute read November 15, 2011 Demba Ba Demba Ba has a habit of falling to his knees post-goal and praying. Read More 3 minutes read November 2, 2011 The Hajj of the Revolution? Millions of Muslims from all over the world are currently gathered in Mecca for the Hajj, a pilgrimage that must be made by every Muslim who is financially and physically able….. Read More 2 minutes read August 1, 2011 Ramadan Kareem Though it remains to be seen what political, economic and social changes will happen (if any) in the “New Egypt,” its first Ramadan after Mubarak’s downfall will undoubtably be memorable…… Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read May 5, 2011 Stuart Hall speaks About 30 minutes worth of ideas from Stuart Hall in an interview last month with the BBC4’s “Thinking Allowed” program. Some of the references brought into the conversation by Hall….. Read More 1 minute read August 11, 2010 Who Are We? My man Gary Younge, New York-based feature writer and columnist for The Guardian, has a new book out on 21st century identity politics: Who are We–And Should It Matter in the….. Read More 4 minutes read September 7, 2009 Weekend Links So as usual, a bunch of links–new as well as ones–that have piled up in my bookmarks folder. First, some good news: a Sudanese court only fined–but did not flog–Lubna….. Read More ← Older posts Newer posts → ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.