You must buy it: Three Cups of Tea, by Greg Mortenson and David Relin. Any word I say about it can be misleading, therefore just trust me and go for it, ok?
I've been in a frenzy after some fundamental readings, pure coincidence, the books came to me. One by one, all the same topic, from different angles. Really interesting.
And after all, Mr. Steinmeier, the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will come to Dar in September, not in July. We were concerned that the German press would take my mischeduling him as a serious matter of the State, but it seems that only my friend Annette really realized it.
I learned that AlJazeera.net/English is trying hard not to be swallowed by the mainstream media. If there is any possibility, go for it, it is very good journalism. see the link in my collection of favorites links below. They do a great job on TV.