Africa: Politics and Societies South of the Sahara

Clinton in Angola: Chitchat and Oil Business as Usual or Change?

Posted in African Politics, Angola, Global Africa, Nigeria by ruben eberlein on August 2, 2009

Starting this week, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will visit seven countries in Africa. She is, inter alia, expected in Nigeria and Angola. Will Clinton raise the subject of the growing prosecutions of independent journalists by the ruling elite in Angola and thus induce a real change of US politics vis-á-vis Angola? Read my detailed interview with an activist from the Southern African country about the situation of the media, to be posted at this blog shortly.

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