4 minutes read August 16, 2013 Reimagining the image of the modern Arab man “My aim is to unveil men in regions where most of the time, we try to unveil women.” Read More 1 minute read July 29, 2013 Marrakech Motorbike Maidens I visited Morocco last year seeking more of my continent. In the process, I came across women riding motorbikes in Marrakech. I took out my camera and started pushing buttons…… Read More 6 minutes read July 1, 2013 Whose “New African Writing”? The latest issue of the Journal of Postcolonial and Commonwealth Studies takes on “African writing in the twenty-first century” and presents views on topics as varied as South African theater, queer Kenyan bloggers, digital….. Read More 4 minutes read March 25, 2013 The Dutch Media Drama Guest Post by Martijn Kleppe Even though the Netherlands have been known for their tolerant attitude towards “immigrants”, the last couple of years have seen several debates about the role….. Read More 4 minutes read February 19, 2013 What’s the matter with Morocco As Egypt and Tunisia grab the recent headlines, Morocco has gotten little attention in Western media. We read little or see less on global TV news channels about the country,….. Read More 4 minutes read February 2, 2013 North African teams came up short at the African Cup of Nations Writing in The Guardian, football journalist Jonathan Wilson noted that “… for the first time since 1992, there will be no north African presence in the quarter-finals.” He speculated as to….. Read More 2 minutes read January 31, 2013 Watching the African Nations Cup in Astoria, Queens Steinway Street in Astoria, Queens is home to the largest Moroccan population in New York City and Casa Lounge, a Moroccan-owned hookah spot, has been the undisputed destination in the….. Read More ← Older posts Newer posts → ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.