2 minutes read May 16, 2012 The Wisdom of Nawal el Saadawi Earlier today on Twitter I summarized 80 year-old Egyptian feminist activist and writer Nawal el Saadawi’s comments in an interview published in the weekend edition of The Financial Times. The….. Read More 3 minutes read April 3, 2012 Nawal el Saadawi on Egypt’s Revolution The current issue of Bidoun magazine features a very timely conversation with Egyptian feminist Nawal el Saadawi. Her view that “nothing has changed” in Egypt since January 25 of last….. Read More 3 minutes read February 27, 2012 The most influential African thinker alive At the end of 2011 we contemplated asking you, dear reader, who you think was the most influential African thinker alive. We abandoned the idea for a while because of our….. Read More 2 minutes read January 25, 2012 #Jan25 Egypt One year ago Mostapha El-Shafey took this now iconic photo of a protestor, Abdulrahman Ezz, confronting police in Meydan Tahrir. Today, Egyptians aim to take back Tahrir and the revolution. There….. Read More 3 minutes read December 21, 2011 The Rough Guide to the "Arab Spring" No list about the “Arab Spring” is complete without Jadaliyya, the kick-ass open-source news and opinion blog arm of the Arab Studies Institute, which also puts out the Arab Studies Journal. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read May 4, 2011 Nawal el Saadawi Feels Young Again On March 11 – just one month after Hosni Mubarak was ousted by the January 25th protesters – Nawal el Saadawi (my hero) spoke as one of the “Revolutionary Women:….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read February 20, 2011 Many Feminisms Nawal el-Saadawi on Al Jazeera English. Read More ← Older posts ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.