Posts Tagged ‘west africa’

British Soldiers Training The Malian Army

This week I returned to Mali to work with the BBC’s new correspondent in the country, Alex Duval Smith. We travelled to Koulikoro, about an hour’s drive from the capital Bamako, where a group of British soldiers are training the Malian army. They have joined a European mission trying to turn Mali’s army into a […]


Some Thoughts on Sierra Leone

Some Thoughts on Sierra Leone

This picture sums of my experience of Sierra Leone. It has made substantial progress from the days when it was seen as one of the most dangerous places on earth and the future is at last looking more optimistic for the next generation. I traveled there with my colleague Mark Doyle to cover the reaction […]