7 minutes read November 26, 2014 Brazilian Elections 2014: Between Polarization and a Country in Transition In October, Brazil went through its closest presidential elections since 1989–51.6% to 48.4%. The winner was the incumbent President, Dilma Rousseff, who earned her reelection as a candidate from the….. Read More 1 minute read July 13, 2014 Christmas Day* UPDATED: So there you have it. After 120 minutes and a great goal by Mario Goetze (whose name will now be part of German lore like Gert Muller and Andreas Brehme),….. Read More 2 minutes read July 13, 2014 The Final Report Today the 2014 World Cup in Brazil ends. It was a fun ride, and I don’t think that anyone will disagree that this has been an unforgettable month of international sport,….. 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 3 minutes read June 23, 2014 @ChiefBoima World Cup Diary Day 12 – Fatigue I’ve stopped going to Fan Fests. I’m tired, I didn’t pace myself. A month is a long time, and new arrivals seem to come every day. World Cup tourists have….. Read More 2 minutes read June 16, 2014 Why is the Wall St Journal trash-talking Ghana already? Go #BlackStars! It’s World Cup time, bring on the articles full of historical stereotypes and racial codes disguised as insightful sports commentary. For the past two World Cups, the USA team has….. Read More 1 minute read June 11, 2014 Africa is a Radio: Season 1, Episode 3 Episode 3 of Africa is a Country Radio is live on Groovalizacion and the AIAC Mixcloud page. This month is a music only episode because I had been touring the….. Read More ← Older posts ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.