Posts by John Schram

John Schram served as minister-counsellor at the Canadian Embassy in South Africa (1988–1992). He is a distinguished senior fellow at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University in Ottawa.


When the World Was Watching

As the Mandela era is overtaken by African politics as usual, a Canadian diplomat shares his personal account of the end of apartheid


Where Ghana Went Right

How one African country emerged intact from its post-colonial struggles