AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Khaled Said

Wednesday, April 20th, 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 Google executive who created the Arabic-language Facebook page, “We Are All Khaled Said.” Ghonim (in the photo above) emerged as a hero of sorts (despite

Saturday, February 12th, 2011

Freedom Day

By Sophia Azeb For every day I have been alive, Muhammad Hosni Sayed Mubarak has been my president. Hosni Mubarak’s face, blown up onto enormous posters loomed over every street in Alexandria. His speeches and political declarations...