2012-03-15 10:25:13African Democracies 'Represent the Future,' Says U.S. Policymaker[allAfrica.com]
Washington, DC -
Promoting democracy in Africa has been a policy focus for successive U.S. administrations in the post-Cold War era. Since President Barack Obama took office in 2009, the American government has provided some form of backing for many of the two dozen presidential elections and several dozen national and local legislative polls that have been held across the continent.
Sunday, 11-23-14, 16:44American Students Witness Democracy in Tunisia Up Close[World Learning]Few can forget the images of young people flooding the streets of Tunis to protest a corrupt government during what would become the dawn of the Arab Spring. Nearly four years later a group of American youth are witnessing the birth of a new democratic nation, not on their TV screens miles away, but from those very streets.