7 minutes read May 26, 2013 Weekend Special N°1002 Here’s a couple of links we’ve bookmarked for reading and watching this week. Chadian director Mahamat Saleh Haroun’s new film “Grigris” premiered in Cannes. First reviews are up in Variety, the Guardian, Hollywood….. Read More 5 minutes read December 22, 2011 What you should be reading I wasn’t pleased with the selection of short stories listed for the Caine Prize this year. That list made African writing look bad. Truth be told, the problem associated with….. Read More 4 minutes read September 9, 2011 Typecasting Binyavanga Wainaina By Caitlin Chandler How do you write about a place that occupies a mythic place in the imagination of outsiders? And how do you write about national and personal identity….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.