11 minutes read July 9, 2014 Shooting Lagos In February of 2013, I made a hurried decision to head to Lagos, in an attempt to shoot a pilot season for My Africa Is, an ongoing web documentary series,….. Read More 7 minutes read May 26, 2013 Weekend Special N°1002 Here’s a couple of links we’ve bookmarked for reading and watching this week. Chadian director Mahamat Saleh Haroun’s new film “Grigris” premiered in Cannes. First reviews are up in Variety, the Guardian, Hollywood….. Read More 5 minutes read April 2, 2013 My 5 Favorite Designs: Olalekan Jeyifous True, true, that title sounds familiar. Consider it a variation on a successful theme. After coming across the work Olalekan Jeyifous did for “menswear brand” creator Ikiré Jones, we wanted to….. Read More 5 minutes read September 5, 2012 Makoko: This sea shall be uprooted I Dreams brought us here and we arrived With no enthusiasm for things stirring – Currents, currencies – concurrently drift us Into adamance, but we learnt before to be. Lagos:….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.