Africa - One Big Messy But Delightful Country

From Emergent Africa Mon Feb 4 2013, 09:14:00

Charles Onyango-Obbo writing in Naked Chiefs:

the first true Pan Africans. Image courtesy of naked chiefs

I think Binyavanga Wainaina settled one of the vexing questions about Africa: how to write about the continent (or not to write about it, for it is the same thing really) with his wonderful essay "How To Write About Africa".

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