In June 1993, CNN’s Africa correspondent Gary Striker wanted to interview Zaire’s ruler Mobutu Sese Seko about what amounted to a civil war in the southeastern part of the country while his army, unpaid for months, pillaged Kinshasa, its capital. I had...
OK. I admit it. I fucked up… bought into the myth. But so did virtually every other media outfit on Earth.
I went to Oslo to see it firsthand, and also to ask The Lady for a date.