AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo

Saturday, February 4th, 2012

Of Football Underdogs and Politricks

The knockout phase of the Cup of Nations started this weekend and by next Sunday we’ll have a new champion. Events in Port Said, along with the Zimbabwean match-fixing scandal have made it a dreadful week for African football--but there has not been any question of postponing the remaining fixtures. The quarter-final line-up is without the tournament’s...

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

Independence Day in Equatorial Guinea

What’s to celebrate on independence day in the land of the current chairman of the African Union? Not much, when reading what Guinean writer (in exile) Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel publishes on his blog. Or it should...