3 minutes read July 17, 2015 A complete run-down of all the craziness going down in Kenya ahead of Obama’s visit Kenyans are not known for their reserve. Not at all, but for some reason, as my cousin said, “Obama’s visit is bringing out all the crays in this country.” The….. Read More 5 minutes read May 19, 2015 How many of you know Dave Chappelle’s mother worked for Patrice Lumumba? A lot of us have spent hours laughing at Dave Chappelle’s jokes, but few know about the extraordinary life of his mother, Dr. Yvonne Seon. In a recent interview that….. Read More 3 minutes read January 26, 2015 Why would a Black American root for Ghana’s soccer team over USA? This post on The Outer Drive got me thinking about blackness and football, but first and foremost American blackness and football. (Not to say that nations and borders can confine….. 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 8 minutes read July 1, 2014 Dear Ann Coulter … Ann Coulter, an American columnist who makes Richard Littlejohn and Donald Rumsfeld look like easy-going lefties, has finally written about football, having “held off on writing about soccer for a….. Read More 6 minutes read June 6, 2014 Paul Kagame’s Rabbi Shmuley Boteach seems to be everywhere these days. The right-wing rabbi’s new book Kosher Lust has just been released. Last week, he played host to a galafeaturing Chris Christie, giving the New Jersey governor a….. Read More 2 minutes read February 10, 2014 Enough of the liberal pieties on Sochi and gay rights The Guardian‘s website decided to have a rainbow “G” in its title during the past few days in order to support LGBT rights, and to thumb its nose at Russia….. Read More ← Older posts ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.