Togo...the next Rwanda? August 27th 2006 The past three days have opened my eyes to the real Africa...those countries that are conveniently bypassed by international organizations and governments when they speak of the African 'miracle.' Ghana and South Africa might be the poster children of the UN and IMF but in no way do they represent the African continent as a whole.
My interest in Togo began last fall when, during an "Internationa ... read more
Africa » Ghana » Volta Formed from the merger of the British colony of the Gold Coast and the Togoland trust territory, Ghana in 1957 became the first sub-Saharan country in colonial Africa to gain its independence. A long series of coups resulted in the suspension of the ... ... read more
Hello! My name is Mark and I am an American medical student, filmmaker, and global health advocate currently working for Health Frontiers in Vientiane, Laos. Please feel free to get in touch with me to discuss prisons, global health, whale sharks, or anything else that comes to mind :)... full info