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*Not the continent with 55 countries

Africa Is a Country is a site of opinion, analysis, and new writing on and from the African left. It was founded by Sean Jacobs in 2009. Unless otherwise noted, all the content on Africa Is a Country is published under a Creative Commons license.


Editor and Founder
Sean Jacobs
Director of Operations
Boima Tucker
Deputy Editor
William Shoki
Copy Editors
Andrea Meeson
Yayra Sumah
Editorial Board
Oumar Ba
Dan Magaziner
Marissa Moorman
Sisonke Msimang
Zachary Rosen
Dylan Valley
Wangui Kimari
Contributing Editors
Samar Al-Bulushi
Kangsen Wakai
Lina Benabdullah
Grieve Chelwa
Christopher J. Lee
Omolade Adunbi
Anakwa Dwamena
Sarah El-Shaarawi
Drew Thompson
Benjamin Fogel
Sa’eed Husaini
Liz Timbs
Noah Tsika