As I head to the French resort town of Deauville this week to participate in this year’s G-8 meeting, I promise one thing new: The tone will change. This year Africa brings to the table its own good news. Senegal, for one, is preparing for a world where the assumptions of yesteryear no longer stand.
A few favorite African heads of state are always invited to G-8 summit meetings, and I’ve often been let into the club for a lively chat, a copious meal of promises and ambitious pledges, and a hearty round of preaching.
This state of affairs is no longer acceptable.… Seguir leyendo »