ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (BP) -- Mike McAfee weaves the truck through traffic until it finally rolls to a standstill. It looks like bedlam, but it's just a typical morning in Abidjan.
The roads are wet from recent rains with standing water in many places. Along the roadside are street sellers hawking goods from tables piled high with mangoes, avocados, bananas and small pineapples. Other vendors wave goods outside the truck windows. At a newsstand, several men read the headlines of newspapers tacked up on a wooden board. Read More