Obama’s Africa Summit: Business Agenda Rather Than Human Rights & Aid

Obama’s summit with African leaders puts human rights on the back burner in favor of investment and profit opportunities for U.S. corporations.

Source: nonprofitquarterly.org

hy might leaders such as Nigeria’s Goodluck Jonathan, South Africa’s Jacob Zuma, and Mauritania’s Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz want to meet with members of the African Diaspora in the U.S.? The Migration Policy Institute suggests that there are some 1.5 million African-born residents in the U.S., who Onyeani says actually remit $70 to $80 billion a year to Africa.

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