What issues are African citizens concerned about the most? Is it the G8 Summit underway in Northern Ireland? Possibly the ongoing security concerns in Nigeria and Mali. Perhaps it’s next month’s Zimbabwe national elections? Maybe it’s Sierra Leone’s new 30-year plan to transform the country into a middle income nation. How optimistic are you that U.S. President Barack Obama’s upcoming trip to sub-Saharan Africa will produce stronger economic, national security and humanitarian ties.
Don’t miss our live one-hour television and radio call-in simulcast, when guest host Ndimyake Mwakalyelye and her panel of experts discuss the continent’s hottest topics, headlines and conversations.
VOA’s “Africa 54”
Washington Studio Guest:
Senior International Advisor, Covington & Burling LLP
former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs
Sharon T. Freeman, Ph.D.
President, AASBEA, Lark-Horton Global Consulting, IFTISD, ACAC
and Special Advisor to U.S. Secretary of Commerce and U.S. Trade Representative
Question of the Week:
How has G-8 delivered on the Africa Action plan for food security and addressing poverty?Has the International Criminal Court lost its credibility among African leaders?
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