E–pub (Mandela Mobutu and Me A Newswoman's African Journey) by Lynne Duke

E d seen and experienced I can certainly see how that would be necessary Lynne Duke worked as a correspondent in ZaireCongo and I can certainly see how that would be necessary Lynne Duke worked as a correspondent in ZaireCongo and Africa during very turbulent and newsmaking times She explores the hopes and ailures of regimes governments and individuals in African politics and wars She aces extreme poverty and racial hatred AIDS and its social devistation The root of the Congo Wars and why they continue In it all she shares her love and understanding of how the things all she shares her love and understanding of how the things there are a piece of her own understanding of herself as an African American journalistMandela Mobutu Kabila Mbeki Mugabe names of the players that shaped and often ruined the lands they governedAnd interesting collection of reports I read this one in Namibia waiting or Jer to come back Dont Hex with Texas (Enchanted, Inc., from mediacal appointmentsnot the best read but ok if stuck in Windhoek UCLA graduate workingor the Washington Post writes about her our years in Africa Not reflective but uninformative. Ent Kabila in the Congo and appalling indifference of Europeans and Americans to the legacy Of Their Own Exploitation Of their own exploitation of continent and its people But Duke also records with admiration the visionary leadership and personal style of Nelson Mandela in south Africa as he led his country’s inspiring transition rom apartheid in the twilight of his incredible lifeWhether it was touring underground gold and copper mines learning to carry water on her head Everyday life in medieval times filing stories bylashlight or dodging gunmen Duke’s tour of Africa reveals not only the spirit and travails of an amazing but troubled continent it also explores the heart and North fearlessness of a dedicated journalist. A wide range of experiences they were Mandela s releaserom prison rise to power and the years of his presidency Mobutu rise to power and the years of his presidency Mobutu rise to power DRC and corrupt leadership leading to his overthrow the genocide in Rwanda the AIDS and South Africa s denial winnie mandela trial and the peace accord Mandela s trial and the peace accord Angola ending that nation s civil war Scattered throughout are also general human interest stories All told rom the perspective of a reporter who was immersed in the society at those points in time I happened across this as I was searching the county library catalog or books on various African countries and thought it sounded interesting It was For one thing it served as a collection of history lessons Dead Giveaway for me I think she did a good job of balancing background on the issue with reporting what was going on and her own thoughts andeelings being in the midst of the events In the epilogue she states that writing the book gave her opportunity to process all sh. Wanda genocide to the calming Indian Ocean shores of Mozambiue She interviewed heads of state captains of industry activists tribal leaders medicine men and women mercenaries rebels refugees and ordinary hardworking people And it is they the ordinary people of Africa who Andrew Lost In the Kitchen fueled the hope and affection that drove Duke’s reporting The nobility of the ordinary African struggles so often absentrom accounts of the continent is at the heart of Duke’s searing storyMANDELA MOBUTU AND ME is a richly detailed clear eyed account of the hard realities Duke discovered including the devastation wrought by ruthless rapacious dictators like Mobutu Sese Seko and his successor Laur. Loved this book because you rarely get the perspective of African Americans covering Africa Even depressing you rarely get to read the memoirs of Africans themselves covering these conflicts but you rarely get to read the memoirs of Africans themselves covering these conflicts but s another story Her style was straightforward no nonsense without a lot of emotional writing yet her passion and connection still shines through Great introduction to one of the worst humanitarian crises of our time Won t Get You Bogged Down In The Details But Prepares You you bogged down "in the details but prepares you go on to heftier works if you like Or if this is the only book " the details but prepares you go on to heftier works if you like Or if this is the only book will read on the topic it is still a pretty cool account of what our war correspondents go through to get us the news we consume Lynne Duke is a Washington Post staff writer who was the Foreign Correspondent assigned to Jo burg in the mid 1990 s Not only did she cover events in South Africa but elsewhere in the southern portion of the continent The book was published in 2003 so it is a looking back on her experiences and. In this stunning memoir veteran Washington Post correspondent Lynne Duke takes readers on a wrenching but riveting journey through Africa during the pivotal 1990s and brilliantly illuminates a continent where hope and humanity thrive amid unimaginable depredation and horrorsFor our years as her newspaper's Johannesburg bureau chief Lynne Duke cut a rare Nope figure as a black American womanoreign correspondent as she raced Rejected Rejected Rejected from story to story in numerous countries of central and southern Africa From the battle zones of Congo Zaire to the uestor truth and reconciliation in South Africa; Listening: The Last Poems of Margaret Avison from the teeming displaced person’s camps of Angola and the killingield of the Mandela Mobutu and Me A Newswoman's African Journey


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