AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Neelika Jayawardane

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Thursday, February 9th, 2012

“Mr Kristof, I Presume.”

Two Africa is a Country contributors–Neelika Jayawardane and Kathryn Mathers–have pieces in the latest issue of Transition, the Harvard creative writing magazine. The theme of the issue is “Blending Borders.” Neelika’s article “Everyone’s got their Indian,” (you need a subscription) is on racial politics in postapartheid South Africa. Though she’s been meaning to write about

Friday, March 11th, 2011

Even the Elephants Fled to Kenya

Josephine Ablang, the very young Minister of Finance, Trade, and Industry from Eastern Equatoria State in South Sudan, and Zeinab Yassim, Special Advisor to the Governor of Eastern Equatoria on Gender and Human Rights Issues, are in...

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

T.I.A. (at Victoria’s Secret)

Hmmm. Afro-Maori fantasy? With Brazillian wax. (Oh, if you missed out T.I.A. stands for This is Africa)–Neelika Jayarwadane Source.

Friday, December 3rd, 2010

T.I.A: Soldiers for the Motherland

Monday, October 25th, 2010

Kanye West’s Nigerian Inspiration

Neelika Jayawardane Looks like Kanye’s decision to enlisted the expertise of choreographer Yemi Akinyemi to mobilise the sinews in his 35-minute film, Runaway, will position this surreal fantasy with the best of Nollywood and Noir. The black swan dance –...

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