Africa Blog Roundup: Tourism in West Africa, Somaliland Elections, Reggae in Mali, and More

From Sahel Blog Sun Jan 6 2013, 08:52:20

Baobab on how instability has hurt tourism in Francophone West Africa, with a focus on Burkina Faso. Nasser Weddady responds in detail to a speech by US Ambassador to Mauritania Jo Ellen Powell. At the end, he writes that memories ... Continue reading →

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