Detained by Congo secret police
I knew a padded handshake could solve things in a country where [former president] Mobutu used to tell his citizens to â€œfend for themselves.â€ But I also knew that when working with NGOs in Congo, you follow their lead â€” because without them, youâ€™ve got nothing. On that morning, the International Rescue Committee refused to allow us to bribe the officers, and the officers were furious. link
Selected blog posts from the Frontline blogs also appear on the World Focus website. I’ll talk about this more when we launch the new website and blog network – hopefully next week.