Program 390: Africa 54 Update; Fortunes of Africa; Stovetop Travel

Release Date: 01-03-2015


Francis Tapon checks in with Rick at the halfway point of his goal to explore each of Africa's 54 countries. African historian Martin Meredith explains the lasting impact of the continent's colonial legacy. Also, Sasha Martin shares how to introduce your family to the favorite foods of every nation on earth.


  • Call-out to Francis Tapon, host of the website and of an upcoming documentary "The Unseen Africa," and author of "The Hidden Europe: What Eastern Europeans Can Teach Us"  (WanderLearn Series) 
  • Martin Meredith, author of "The Fortunes of Africa: A 5,000 Year History of Wealth, Greed and Endeavor"  (Public Affairs Books / Perseus Book Group)
  • Sasha Martin, host of and author of the forthcoming book "Life from Scratch:  A Memoir of Food, Family, and Forgiveness"  (National Geographic, release date in March 2015) 

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