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Winter 2010

Winter 2010

Special Issue: North Africa

Volume 86, Number 1

• Joe Sacco on North African refugees in Malta
• Anthony Ham on the vanishing elephants of Mali
• Jori Lewis on attempts to save Senegal’s threatened fisheries
• Eric Calderwood on the blind plumber of Tetouan in Morocco
• Dana Romanoff on the wives of God in Ghana
• Nicholas Schmidle on Somali suicide bombers from Minneapolis
• Fiction by Leila Aboulela, Helon Habila, and Nadifa Mohamed

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Winter 2010, Special Issue: North Africa

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The Cocaine Coast

A frantic voice came over the radio: a blast had just destroyed Guinea-Bissau’s military headquarters. I drove toward the compound and, when I arrived, everyone was still shouting and running through the smoking ruins of the building. Bissau’s only ambulance was shuttling back and forth from the hospital, ferrying the bodies of victims.

Editor’s Desk



Author Profiles

Jason Florio is a freelance photojournalist who has worked around the globe for publications including the New Yorker, the New York Times, Outside, Libération, and the Times of London. His photography p

Anthony Ham is a Madrid-based freelance writer and photographer with a special interest in the Sahara and Sahel.