How did I end up in Africa ! Initial Lessons

Many people ask why did I choose Africa ? I always reply , Africa Chose me ! I was 21 years old when I left GE owned GECIS in India to work for a trading company headquartered in Cotonou , Benin. To be honest I didn't know where this country was even until after being interviewed. I was to be based in Abidjan , Cote d'ivoire to assist the regional head manage the station while he travelled across the region from Nigeria , Benin, Togo , Mali , Burkinafaso to Gabon. I remembe