2 minutes read December 3, 2012 Should Mohamed Morsi be TIME’s Person of the Year? Last week, as he made a bid to become Egypt’s latest dictator, plunging the country into a constitutional crisis, and drawing new crowds to Tahrir Square, TIME magazine interviewed Mohamed….. Read More 4 minutes read June 14, 2012 Spring revolution or a summer of discontent? I’m still mulling over the Openforum 2012 conference, which took place a few weeks ago in Cape Town. The meeting’s theme was ‘Money, Power and Sex: the paradox of unequal….. Read More 8 minutes read February 7, 2012 How to feminise a tank Nadine Hammam is an Egyptian artist making work around the embattled domain of the female body. We speak as she works on a series which will go to Art Dubai….. Read More 2 minutes read January 25, 2012 #Jan25 Egypt One year ago Mostapha El-Shafey took this now iconic photo of a protestor, Abdulrahman Ezz, confronting police in Meydan Tahrir. Today, Egyptians aim to take back Tahrir and the revolution. There….. Read More 4 minutes read December 21, 2011 2011: The Year of the Woman It was a great year, maybe one of the best ever, for direct action in-the-streets in-your-face pro-democracy movements, and they were largely pushed and pulled by women. Starting with Tunisia,….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.