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Obama speaks thru African Union (AU) to Africans, emphasizing importance of respecting African dignity & urging gov’ts to behave

29 Jul

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

On July 28, 2015, President Barack Obama spoke to Africans from the Mandela Hall, built by the Chinese, and his emphasis on the need to improve the lives of a billion Africans in every respect. In that regard, he was emphatic when he said, “A half-century into this independence era, it is long past time to put aside old stereotypes of an Africa forever mired in poverty and conflict.”
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