4 minutes read July 7, 2015 Shake the Dust: How Break Dancing Unites the World Shake the Dust is a documentary film directed by journalist Adam Sjöberg, and produced by American rapper and producer Nasir “Nas” Jones. The movie is a showcase of the break….. Read More 3 minutes read April 15, 2015 The Nile Project wants to unite a region and overcome ‘World Music’ cliches The Nile Project sounds like a natural unit—timbres balanced and songs carefully arranged—you can easily forget what a strange union this is, that is until you watch them tune. That’s….. Read More 4 minutes read February 15, 2015 The average person in Kampala knows a lot about the Canadian Prairies I used to find some consolation in the fact that the average person in Kampala knows much more about North America than I knew about east Africa for most of….. Read More 4 minutes read January 26, 2015 Former LRA commander Dominic Ongwen on Trial: Perpetrator or Victim? LRA commander Dominic Ongwen came under the custody of US ‘military advisers’ supporting the African Union Regional Task Force in the Central African Republic (CAR) on 6 January, 2015. He….. Read More 2 minutes read December 16, 2014 Remember Invisible Children? Remember “Invisible Children” ? We don’t either. Yesterday they announced they’re winding up. Time to recall some highlights from the bullshit files. They were, frankly, full of it. To paraphrase….. Read More 1 minute read November 3, 2014 WOW! Watch this little girl name the presidents of 30 countries Some people think that Africa is a country. Some people, such as the New York Times editors, think that Ivory Coast is two countries (see below). Many people struggle to….. Read More 6 minutes read October 6, 2014 Kampala gets an Art Biennale Billed erroneously in a local Ugandan newspaper as Africa’s first contemporary art biennale, the Kampala Art Biennale opened on 1 August showing mostly paintings of 45 artists from 13 African countries…… Read More ← Older posts ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.