2 minutes read July 29, 2015 Hipsters Don’t Dance Top World Carnival Tunes for July 2015 Hipsters Don’t Dance is back on Africa is a Country! They’re webcasting direct from London out to wherever you are! Enjoy this month’s selection of tunes, and be sure to keep up….. Read More 11 minutes read July 9, 2015 For Love of God, Love of Laughing: An interview with Okey Ndibe Foreign Gods, Inc. is the rare novel that makes you laugh about religion. A young Nigerian named Ike has graduated with honors from the prestigious Amherst College in Massachusetts, but….. Read More 4 minutes read July 8, 2015 Flying to Frankfurt with a Super Eagle I arrived at Murtala Muhammed airport after my last trip to Lagos dressed for the heat in drop crotch pants and a loose tank, both in varying shades of mottled….. Read More 2 minutes read June 23, 2015 Wasila Tasi’u is fifteen years old and out of prison In the state of Kano, in Nigeria, last year, a 14-year-old girl, Wasila Tasi’u, was charged with the murder of 35-year-old Umaru Sani. Wasila had been forced into marriage, and….. Read More 2 minutes read June 19, 2015 Liner Notes No.9: Azu Yeché recounts a painful story of migration in “Lagos” I had just returned from school one evening I was relaxing in the living room with my mum in Port Harcourt, Nigeria aged 10. Suddenly, a car drove in and….. Read More 5 minutes read June 10, 2015 Why would you only watch Canada at Canada’s World Cup? In some ways all women are the same. We bleed every moon until you hit a certain age and then we all get hot flashes. We like sex even though….. Read More 3 minutes read June 5, 2015 Can superstar Asisat Oshoala help Nigeria win the Women’s World Cup? The Women’s World Cup starts on Saturday, and Canada is feverish with excitement. In the past week we’ve also been inundated with America’s insistence that they have now saved global soccer (insert….. Read More ← Older posts ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.