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Old, but no less accurate; If you've ever had an interest in what works and doesn't work in Africa, this book is a good summation. I would have liked to have read this before moving to Africa! The author is a journalist with more than 30 years living and traveling between the continent and Washington D.C.--detailing what you do and don't see as a vacationer. From malaria, malnutrition, deforestation, affluence among government officials and expats, the AIDS epidemic, bribes, coup d'etats, and th ...more