The Fader


Monday, May 26th, 2014

The Fader goes to Cape Town

So I’ve been following the Sprite Obey You Collective video series on The Fader website. They have been profiling some young South Africans doing great things. I liked the idea. I saw the Okmaloomkat clip. I liked the one about Lenny Mogoba (a female basketball player from Wits) one. With a lot of things happening on the

Friday, February 7th, 2014

The ‘Born Free Generation’

The Fader (yes, they're still around) has been putting up a series of posts from Johannesburg (Obey You Collective: South Africa) that focuses on "artists, trail-blazers, and bright young talents from South Africa." (The series is paid...

Friday, June 18th, 2010

Pitch Perfect Friday

Obviously, we here at Africa is a Country are fully behind Bafana Bafana, and the rest of the teams representing Africa at the 2010 World Cup. And, yes, unlike Chimamanda Adichie, that also includes Algeria. As this...

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

‘Welcome to South Africa’

It’s hard to describe the vibe here. Yes, there’s the unreasonable expectations around the team (captured well by my man Tony Karon on Time magazine’s World Cup blog) and the vuvuzelas may be annoying. But yes you...