USAFRICOM-related news stories for May 7, 2010 (From the Beltway/From and About Africa)

Recent Publications on Nigeria, Sahel-Sahara, Tanzania, Kenya, DR Congo, Burkina Faso

Goodluck Jonathan sworn in as Nigeria’s president (Associated Press)

LAGOS, Nigeria – Nigeria’s acting leader Goodluck Jonathan was sworn in Thursday as president of Africa’s most populous country, as the body of his predecessor was flown north for a traditional Muslim burial hours after he died following a lengthy illness.

Sahel: The Flintlock 10 Practical Phase Has Begun (African Bulletin)

The ongoing “Operation Flintlock 2010” is an event that will enable participating countries to demonstrate their commitment in combating terrorism and crime in the Sahel-Sahara region.

Africa’s Generation Gap (Wall Street Journal)

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania—Africa’s founding fathers were national heroes, many of whom risked their lives fighting for independence. Today’s African young people respect, but no longer revere, the heroes of old. They want good governance, education and good jobs in their own countries.

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1 Response to “USAFRICOM-related news stories for May 7, 2010 (From the Beltway/From and About Africa)”

  1. 1 benbessi May 8, 2010 at 1:45 pm

    thank you first
    I hope that young people of africa will do better than the older generation
    I hope US will help them

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