I'm Ofeibea Quist-Arcton, NPR's Africa Correspondent
Based in Dakar, Senegal, I report from all over Africa, south of the Sahara. I've been covering the continent for almost 30 years.
I'm just back from assignment in northern Nigeria. I've spent a lot of time in South Africa this year -- on Mandela watch. Mali is another recent destination. But ask me anything -- and I'll do my best to answer!
Some of my recent work:
Edit: So sorry I couldn't get to all your questions. There were so very many. This has been a really good experience. Thank you so much for so many insightful comments, opinions and questions and look forward to our next chat. Pls do keep listening to and reading NPR's output. Best, OQA