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Monday, November 26th, 2012

Africa for Norway: The Interview

A little over a week ago we covered the release of Radi-Aid: Africa for Norway, the online faux development campaign calling on Africans to donate radiators to Norway. Since Radi-Aid’s music video debuted on November 16, its popularity has far exceeded the expectations of its creators, the Norwegian Students’ and Academics’ International Assistance Fund (SAIH).

Monday, December 12th, 2011

“The Somali Neurosis”

14-minute clip from a recent TV profile by Norwegian television of a visit by Somali novelist Nuruddin Farah to Norway. I never imagined book TV could look this good and informative.

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

Rebecca Black Incorporated

Seven plus minutes of your life you’ll never get back. Stella Mwangi with “Haba Haba,”Norway’s entry in this year’s Eurovision Contest coming in May. Then there’s Costa Theodorou aka Stony Boy, “a Swazi hip hop artist who...