Monthly Archives: February 2010


Human Rights in Africa – The Basics

I heard you met with President Obama this morning.  How did that meeting go? It was a very good meeting, very positive. He is inspiring. He started by outlining America’s policy, which was very well [...]

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China’s Long March Across Africa

By now, we’re used to seeing foreign fingers in the African pot. For the latest act of this timeless drama, one need look no further than the Chinatown in Lagos, Nigeria. For years, a small [...]

Freedom of Expression is Under Assault

Freedom of expression is under assault in many regions of the world. The right of citizens and media to openly express opinions without fear of retribution is increasingly under threat from repressive regimes and non-state [...]