3 minutes read January 29, 2013 Timbuktu: It’s like a library has burned News came yesterday, violent, rotten news. It’s been a steady rhythm from Mali, a country that has already suffered too much. But there’s something brutal in the news that Salafist….. Read More 4 minutes read July 16, 2012 Timbuktu: whatever happened to the African Renaissance? Mali in the rainy season has its own rhythm, especially in the South: long days under heavy skies anticipating rain; moments when it comes so powerfully the world seems ready….. Read More 5 minutes read June 27, 2012 Tunisian Art Riots and the Play of the Serious The long running art show, Printemps des Arts, held in La Marsa, a wealthier suburb of Tunisia, was the site of riots and attacks against art that incited the religious….. Read More 1 minute read May 31, 2012 World Theater Day in Tunis, Part II March 25th is dedicated in the world to theater. In the spirit of that day, stage actors gathered at Habib Bourguiba Avenue, in front of the Municipal Theatre, Tunis. But,….. Read More 3 minutes read December 8, 2011 Islamismisms Not unsurprisingly, the news that the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party, along with Salafists, received the bulk of votes cast in Egypt’s first elections since the ouster of Hosni….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.