Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Back to Africa...

Africa ::: The cradle of human civilization (and controversey) is the focus of a post by Sokari (Black Looks)

Snippet:
I loved this piece by Tolu Ogunlesi [via Naijablog] titled “5 things you didnt know about Africa“. I somehow feel this might end up as the third in the triology of breaking down that grand narrative known to all of us as “Africa”. The person who started the ‘unDoing” of the Africa singularly represented, is Binyavanga Wainaina with “How to Write About Africa“. This was followed last year by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s “The Danger of the Single Story” both pieces very much stories of their time in that they wizzed around cyberland at super sonic speeds and still continue to pop up regularly.
Related ::: Dambisa Moyo on Aid to Africa
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