8 minutes read June 6, 2015 Are corrupt Africans really ruining FIFA? We all know, thanks to the English FA chairman Greg Dyke and many other bigoted media commentators, that corruption at FIFA is caused by small African nations where greed is….. Read More 2 minutes read October 20, 2013 When marketing men make films about football I finally got around to watching “Thierry Henry 1:1” on iTunes. The promo material is written in breathless prose: “Who is the personality hidden in this dream career? … What are….. Read More 10 minutes read March 20, 2013 The Blood of the Impure The French national anthem, La Marseillaise, is, if you think about it, a pretty nasty song. It dreams, in one of its more memorable verses, that the “blood of the….. Read More 1 minute read March 30, 2010 Akon Deserves a Pepsi Apparently the video for Pepsi’s “Oh Africa” commercial is the first 2010 World Cup commercial to go viral. (I’ve blogged about it here before.) So much for Coke thinking its….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read January 27, 2010 "Barça is in my blood, Under my skin" Dani Alves broke the hearts of Bafana Bafana fans in the Confederations Cup, so I should not having his picture up here. But if you’re a football fan, then you’ll….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.