4 minutes read February 18, 2013 Sports Illustrated does Namibia Jezebel has already gone overboard commenting on and identifying the obvious misogyny and racial stereotyping in Sports Illustrated’s Seven Continents spread. They went through each photo, tagging them with gems such….. Read More 5 minutes read April 10, 2012 Germany’s Namibian Legacy So the Bundestag have once again refused to acknowledge that the systematic murders of four ethnic groups in Namibia between 1904 and 1908 wasn’t genocide. Late last month, March 22,….. Read More 2 minutes read March 6, 2011 Found Objects, No. 12 Following my brief post (more a series of video clips) about African-American comedians and their ‘Africa’ jokes, blogger/musicologist Wayne & Wax alerted me to this album cover for Richard Pryor’s….. Read More 1 minute read May 13, 2010 The 'Lost Bushmen' It is still okay to create the most objectionable stereotypes about certain Africans and for it to be considered fine. An Indian soft drink company, Parle Agro, is marketing a….. Read More 2 minutes read February 23, 2010 Among the Savages I asked journalist, filmmaker and photographer Pablo Mediavilla Costa, also one of my students at The New School, to give some perspective on the Spanish reality TV series, ‘Perdidos en….. Read More 2 minutes read August 15, 2009 HEY BOTSWANA, GIVE THE BUSHMEN A BREAK From “The Economist,” who goes a bit overboard on how different the ways of the Bushmen (known also as the San, or Basarwa in Tswana) are, but gets the larger….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.