By Sihle Khumalo
Having by no means set foot in Sénégal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Benin or Togo, Sihle deliberate to notify himself approximately Francophone Africa as he went alongside. Had he reflected the consequences of no longer talking French in part of the realm the place it's the lingua franca, or what the general public shipping should be like there, he may have trigger much less bright-eyed and bushy-tailed.
But Sihle isn't one to be deterred through setbacks and deadends. His flexibility, irrepressible optimism and powerful feel of humour, coupled with an unforeseen sensitivity in the direction of his host nations, see him succeed in all his ambitions – or almost.
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