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James Courtright

Dakar, Senegal
Freelance Journalist — Freelance

Freelance text and radio journalist, American raised in Malawi and Tanzania, RPCV Senegal, interested in history, politics, development and human rights

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I am a freelance text and radio journalist based in Dakar, Senegal. I am American, but I grew up in Malawi, the USA and Tanzania. I achieved my BA in African history and politics in 2012 and served for three years as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Kolda region of Senegal. I speak English, Fula/Pu...

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@JCourtright08 — 166 followers, 734 tweets

Sep 18, 2017

Ever wondered where Shea butter comes from? Every few weeks Hawa Balde collects nuts from the…  https://www.instagram.com/p/BZLuXbOnasO/ 

Aug 27, 2017

The last thing Gambia needs is more infrastructure problems... hoping the floodwaters subside soon. #Gambia #flood #storm https://t.co/jK6Mguk4jL

Aug 27, 2017

RT @mashanubian: Guinea exminister Mahmoud Thiam to 7yr in US, pay back $8.5m for laundering bribes from Chinese conglomerate in exchange for mining rights

Aug 27, 2017

Amazing tunes from a different era in the horn. Why don't more people pay more attention to this era in Somali history? https://t.co/oIH2ejpHqp

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