Episode 42: Howard French

The journalist Howard French spent a career covering West Africa and China for the New York Times. He stumbled into journalism somewhat accidentally while living in the Ivory Coast and has reported from the Liberian civil war, conflict in DR Congo, and covered social upheavals in China.  Now out with a book about China’s complex relationship with Africa, Howard sits down with Mark to discuss his unique path to become one of America’s most respected journalists and observers of African affairs. Have a listen!