In his farewell speech capping a historic trip to Kenya and Ethiopia, President Obama hailed Africa's extraordinary progress, while noting that such progress can only be sustained through continued development and democracy for all.
By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Some African activists have greeted President Barack Obama's remarks that Ethiopia has a democratically elected government with scorn and concern. Obama made the comment on Monday during a news conference with Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn of Ethiopia, whose ruling party won every seat in parliament in May elections.
By JACK GILLUM
WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Barack Obama faces pressure to discuss human rights in his first official visit to Ethiopia, a unique lawsuit back home is challenging whether the African country can spy on an American by turning his computer into a giant recording device.Read more ...
Obama warns African dictators in Ethiopia speech
(BBC) US President Barack Obama has warned that Africa will not advance if its leaders refuse to step down when their terms end. He also called for an end to the “cancer of corruption”, saying it took money away from development .Read more ...