Obama in Africa Obama's Africa visit will take him to a changed continent

Africa's euphoria over Obama's election gave way to disappointment in his focus, and its growing confidence has made diplomacy with the U.S. less important.
Von Robyn Dixon und Kathleen Hennessey
People in Accra, Ghana, cheer during a departure ceremony for President Obama after his visit in July 2009

People in Accra, Ghana, cheer during a departure ceremony for President Obama after his visit in July 2009

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