4 minutes read October 21, 2014 South Africans lack table manners and posture. That’s all. South Africa TV will soon debut “Real Housewives of Johannesburg.” If that’s not enough, in other news, the country’s first School of Etiquette is now open in one of Johannesburg’s….. Read More 4 minutes read July 31, 2014 The Naked Woman on Nelson Mandela Square On Monday, a woman walked towards the giant Mandela statue at Nelson Mandela square in Sandton, Johannesburg and stripped naked until security guard came to remove her as demonstrated in….. Read More 4 minutes read June 25, 2014 Lesego Rampolokeng’s Elegy To Robo The Technician “Raise your hand up if you’re a hip-hop head” said Lesego Rampolokeng, rallying a house full of poets at a gathering in Melville on a wet Sunday afternoon in 2013. I….. Read More 5 minutes read May 22, 2014 ‘Dreams Close To Home’: In search of the perfect wall to paint in South Africa Sometime last year, I attended an exhibition opening entitled “Dreams Close To Home” at the Two by Two Art Studio in Newtown, Johannesburg. It was the culmination of a self-initiated project by….. Read More 2 minutes read May 21, 2014 Why Is No One Else Talking About These Musicians? I got the chance to be part of the Redbull Basscamp in Johannesburg during October 2013. For six days, a unique cross-section of hand picked South African musicians holed up in central Johannesburg….. Read More 3 minutes read May 20, 2014 Rap Battle of the Week on Reddit: Johannesburg’s Tumi vs Atlanta’s Ness Lee Two weeks ago, Club Zen in downtown Johannesburg got packed to its rafters with hip-hop afficionados who came by the carloads to support Scrambles4Money, a South African battle rap circuit….. Read More 4 minutes read May 13, 2014 Everybody needs good neighbours (except “those Nigerians”) Vocativ, is what some trust for a news source in the United States. An American news-aggregator accessing the ‘deep web’ for information in a bid to report the world in….. Read More ← Older posts Newer posts → ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.