3 minutes read April 22, 2013 It may be time for Mother Jones to update its Celebrity Map of Africa UPDATED: Airports in some African countries can’t keep up with entertainers (and celebrities) either visiting for big pay days (that’s the case especially for rappers and R&B stars, and Kim….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read June 2, 2011 Goksin Sipahioglu One of the highlights of a recent trip to Istanbul–dominated by run-ins with operatives of a secretive Turkish political group–was a quick stop at the Istanbul Modern. What I remember….. Read More 1 minute read May 13, 2011 Black at Beşiktas I finally got around to reading the piece (in The New Yorker ) about football culture among fanatical supporters of Beşiktas, one of the three big three clubs in Istanbul, Turkey, by….. Read More 1 minute read April 23, 2011 Strawberries and Peri-Peri The website of South Africa’s ruling party was down for a minute after hackers took it over. The site is back up again. But given that lately ANC leaders make no….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read March 15, 2011 Flying Overseas I am not cool like Theophelius London. I don’t wear nice, patterned shirts. Solange Knowles* doesn’t want to hang out with me. But sometimes I fly overseas. * Bonus fact:….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.