7 minutes read December 4, 2014 The University as a Place to Think? I was recently asked to be on a panel with the theme of the role of the university, social justice and global change. When the invite came I was in….. Read More 8 minutes read October 8, 2014 What’s the matter with … Stellenbosch University One afternoon, during my final year of high school, I first found myself at Stellenbosch University (also known as University of Stellenbosch) on a tour of potential universities in the….. Read More 9 minutes read November 29, 2012 Why does South African history continue to be written primarily by white scholars? In an eloquent and insightful review of the new Cambridge History of South Africa, historian Andrew MacDonald broached this elephant in our collective bedroom. A work of enormous labour, this two volume, one….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.