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THE “ROADS” SCHOLAR MEETS EMPEROR BOKASSA

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THE “ROADS” SCHOLAR MEETS EMPEROR BOKASSA

1977 to 1980 – Eddie launches a daring trans-Sahara truck selling business in West Africa. However, a rough start with breakdowns and massive sandstorms leave him almost broke.

 

Down to his last $20, Eddie finds himself stranded in Bangui in the Central African Empire. The military dictator, self-appointed Emperor Bokassa, who was rumored to have human flesh in his fridge, approaches Eddie and buys his four trucks. Two months after Eddie leaves the country Emperor Bokassa gets deposed by a military coup.

 

Tusker Trail About Us - Legacy - Roads Scholar