4 minutes read October 19, 2012 Canada likes Africa’s “new image” After spending its first six years in power largely ignoring the continent, the Conservative Party of Canada has finally “discovered” Africa. Last week, Prime Minister Stephen Harper undertook a four-day….. Read More 3 minutes read October 12, 2012 Soukous for Francophonie (and for Kabila) Big concert this week, October 10, in Kinshasa to honor the 2012 Francophonie summit. Performances by Papa Wemba and Werrason with their groups have already been posted online. Also on….. Read More 1 minute read December 15, 2011 The 'safest option' in Congo For all the huffing and puffing in the West about the DRC’s cooked elections — President Joseph Kabila “polled” 49% and the Electoral Commission, stacked with Kabila cronies, “gave” opposition….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read January 20, 2010 '… An AK-47 For Every Citizen' Brutul spoof on the international war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo from The Onion. I like how the newsreader’s use of French add to the ‘authenticity” of the….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.