6 minutes read October 8, 2013 How we tell stories about cities A few weeks ago, Nigerian-American writer Teju Cole was the guest of the Troyeville Hotel book club in Johannesburg. Observing that the one constant in cities is that they change,….. Read More 6 minutes read February 14, 2013 The politics of selling African art mostly collected during colonial era to private collectors (in the Netherlands) The proposed sale of the Africa Collection at The World Museum in Rotterdam, the Netherlands has sparked some interesting debates in Dutch media lately. Unfortunately some important questions and issues….. Read More 1 minute read March 8, 2011 Save the Museum (in Uganda) Just about this time last year, Uganda lost a priceless part of its cultural heritage when the Kasubi Tombs were burnt down. The tombs were a UNESCO World Heritage Site….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read September 11, 2009 YINKA SHONIBARE IN NEW JERSEY If you have no qualms crossing the bridges or tunnels into New Jersey, go see Nigerian dandy, Yinka Shonibare MBE’s show at the Newark Museum. Through September 20th. (I saw….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.