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Many African nations are in the midst of an economic renaissance, bolstered by high prices for oil, copper and other commodities. But some civil society activists are pointing to troubling political trends in places like Kenya and South Africa. We explore the links between prosperity and democracy in Africa, and look at the role of U.S. policy-makers on the continent.
- Akwe Amosu Senior Policy Analyst for Africa, Open Society Institute
- Ofeibea Quist-Arcton NPR Foreign Correspondent
- Chris Hennemeyer Director of Programs for Africa, IFES
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