2 minutes read May 7, 2013 Grime artist Chronik and Noisey’s “Deepest Darkest” Africa Those with have an interest in UK grime music may have stumbled across Chronik’s latest offering “Deepest Darkest.” The video, released via Noisey last week, was filmed in Ghana earlier….. Read More 3 minutes read April 17, 2013 Yes, some Africans do admire Margaret Thatcher Today is Margaret Thatcher’s funeral, to which guests have been asked to “wear full day ceremonial dress without swords.” Remember when we blogged about Margaret Thatcher’s terrible legacy? Read it….. Read More 4 minutes read April 9, 2013 No, Africans don’t remember Margaret Thatcher fondly Margaret Thatcher died yesterday. Or the day before maybe, I don’t know. At any rate, Thatcher died, and now the hagiographers and the demonizers can have their day. All by….. Read More 1 minute read April 9, 2013 Margaret Thatcher est morte If you wonder what we make of the legacy of Lady Thatcher (as Fox and Rush Limbaugh and every TV anchor in the United States can’t stop saying), this will….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read April 14, 2011 'Insurrection' Single released April 11th, which is the 30th anniversary of the Brixton riots that levelled much of the town centre that both Linton [Kwesi Johnson] and I call home. DJ….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read November 23, 2010 Music Break Yeh, we do politics even when we dancing. And we have a thing for David Cameron. 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 ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.