On hating - and occasionally loving - Mads Brügger's "The Ambassador"

From ... My heart’s in Accra Fri Nov 9 2012, 10:33:43

Before I traveled to Ghana for the first time in 1993, I attended an orientation in Washington DC for Fulbright scholars who would be working in sub-Saharan Africa. Returning scholars gave us lots of advice, some mission-critical (many people react badly to Lariam, the most-prescribed anti-malarial drug), some merely anecdotal and amusing. In the latter [...]

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