Thursday, May 14, 2009

Are Bono and Bob Geldof Good for Africa?

Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi -- who regularly says Africa should become less dependent on aid -- was selected by the African Union to represent the interests of the continent at last month's G20 summit of rich nations in London.
But when Meles turned up at the British prime minister's home for dinner with other world leaders, all smiles and waves for the cameras, one TV commentator was momentarily speechless.
He had no idea who the Ethiopian leader of 18 years was.
Instead, it was Bob Geldof we saw most often speaking for Africa in the media. (read more)

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