Tagged: Obama and Africa

Divine Obama

For a while, the upheavals of the world ground to a halt to give its full meaning to the historic inauguration of the Democratic candidate elected president of the United States. The bombs stopped......


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What Africans expect from Obama

BY DEDE YI-FEE Until Sen. Barack Obama humbly and emotionally told a black congregation gathered in March 2007 at the historic Brown Chapel AME Church in Selma, Alabama for a special service commemorating the......


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What President Obama will do for Africa

In light of President George W. Bush’s positive legacy to Africa, which was unexpected of a (white) Republican president with no emotional ties to Africa, we can expect U.S. positive involvement in Africa to......


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Why Obama got the African vote

  BY DEDE YI-FEE Sub-Saharan Africans from Djibouti to South Africa via Gabon, Togo and Kenya, have celebrated Obama’s election with mega parties, dances and other festive events. Most of them thanked God (or......


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