James Townsend

James Townsend is an intern with ONE’s US Communications team. Recently graduated from Salisbury University, James studied international studies and communications, and spent six months living in Tanzania studying African culture at the University of Dar es Salaam. He has also traveled with Chegg and ONE to Africa as a part of the “Africa is Calling” internship competition, visiting health clinics and programs in South Africa and Zambia.

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Canada’s ‘Globe and Mail’ Spotlights a Changing Africa

Canada’s ‘Globe and Mail’ Spotlights a Changing Africa

Close your eyes and picture Africa. What do you see? Starving children? Drought? Conflict? If so, it’s not your fault. Quite often, it’s the only image painted by the media. Keep track of most mainstream news source’s coverage of Africa and you’ll rarely find anything other than stories of the impoverished and victimi......