We’re live on Groovilizacion. The host is our own Chief Boima, presenting from his new base in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (BTW, check out his first piece of writing from there: on Brazilian popular music.) The format of Africa is a Country Radio is a monthly round up of audio treats from around Africa and its diaspora with occasional commentary from our community of writers.

The first episode went up on Groovalizacion this afternoon.

Further Reading

Goodbye, Piassa

The demolition of an historic district in Addis Ababa shows a central contradiction of modernization: the desire to improve the country while devaluing its people and culture.

And do not hinder them

We hardly think of children as agents of change. At the height of 1980s apartheid repression in South Africa, a group of activists did and gave them the tool of print.