3 minutes read March 25, 2015 Nicholas Kristof Discovers Angola The New York Times’s white savior extraordinaire is at again! The man we love to hate to write about has discovered Angola, and Isabel dos Santos (never mind that much had….. Read More 2 minutes read November 13, 2013 Shameless Self Promotion: T.O. Molefe makes New York Times debut The New York Times gave us Kristof, Friedman and Brooks. We gave them the Rt Hon T.O. Molefe. Africa is a Country’s T.O. Molefe, one of two dozen new columnists, made his debut in The International New York Times today. Read More 3 minutes read July 10, 2013 George Bush, Nicholas Kristof and the Hunger Games They’re ba-a-a-ack! Those wonderful white men in their (f)lying machines, the Good White Men who brought us the most recent instantiation of “Africa is a country” have returned. As you know, Africa….. Read More 10 minutes read December 31, 2012 2012’s SMH (also known as “Africa is a Country”) Moments There are times we shake our heads or roll our eyes. When we could not invent some of the things that we spot in the media. For some reason especially….. Read More 9 minutes read November 8, 2012 How to write about children in Africa In early October this year, PBS released the documentary ‘Half the Sky’, based on the book by frequent AIAC target and New York Times journalist Nicholas Kristof and his wife….. Read More 3 minutes read July 20, 2012 Lesotho gets the Kristof Treatment Earlier this month, on his latest escapade to the African continent, the illustrious New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof paid a visit to the Kingdom of Lesotho. The occasion was….. Read More 4 minutes read March 15, 2012 Oprah and Kristof: What don’t they have in common? In the first sentence of my recent essay in Harvard’s Transition Magazine, I declared that I did not want to write about Nicholas Kristof because his writing was boringly predictable. But I….. Read More ← Older posts ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.