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Presenter : Justine Shapiro

West Africa – Benin, Burkina Faso & Mali

Justine Shapiro, West AfricaWest Africa is one of the poorest but most culturally diverse regions. For decades many parts of West Africa were under French rule and a strong connection with France still exists today.

Traveler Justine Shapiro visits three former French colonies: Benin, Burkina Faso andMali, travelling north from the old slave coast into the Sahara ending her journey at the legendary city of Timbuktu.

Places Mentioned - Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, The Gambia

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