AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Margaret Thatcher

Tuesday, May 7th, 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 this year and is staged in the fictional nation ‘The Democratic Republic of ‘Uduno’’, which is assumed to be the DRC, based on the map

Wednesday, April 17th, 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 again here and here. We were emphatic...

Tuesday, April 9th, 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 herself, apparently, Thatcher “reforged Britain”, “transfixed the...

Tuesday, April 9th, 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 suffice: In 1984, she invited South African...

Thursday, April 14th, 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 and I call home. DJ Haitus.

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