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Beyond the Rhetoric: U.S. Late in Courting African Leaders

By Harry C. Alford NNPA Columnist   In 2008, the whole world applauded the United States for electing its first African American president.  No part of the world was happier than the continent of Africa with its 54 nations.  After all, this president was half Read More


African Leaders Avoid U.S. Blacks

By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist   Two weeks ago, President Obama met with three African presidents—Koroma (Sierra Leone), Sall (Senegal), Banda (Malawi), and Prime Minister of Cape Verde Jose Maria Pereira Neves.  This was the White House’s way of rewarding these leaders for their examples Read More