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Shows featuring Nii Akuetteh

  • President Obama Heads to Ghana on First Official Trip to Sub-Saharan Africa Temp-image_1_36.jpg
    President Obama arrives in Ghana today on his first official trip to Sub-Saharan Africa since becoming president. He is expected to meet Ghana’s President John Atta Mills today and speak to the country’s parliament on Saturday, in what is expected to be a major policy address outlining US policy on Africa. Why Ghana? Some say it has to do with the recent discovery of oil in Ghana. A...
    July 10, 2009 | Story
  • "China Safari: On the Trail of Beijing’s Expansion in Africa" Temp-image_1_31.jpg
    As President Obama heads to Ghana, we look at China’s expanding role in Africa, where it recently became the continent’s second largest business partner, behind only the United States. We speak to author Serge Michel and analyst Nii Akuetteh. [includes rush transcript]
    July 10, 2009 | Story
  • Conflict in Somalia: Islamic Courts Abandon Mogadishu as U.N. Warns of Humanitarian Crisis Somalia12-28-06
    Hundreds of people are feared dead as fighting between Ethiopian forces backing Somalia’s government and militias loyal to the Union of Islamic Courts intensifies. Islamic fighters have abandoned their stronghold in the capital Mogadishu as the U.N. is warning of an impending humanitarian crisis. Who are the key players in this conflict? What is the U.S. role? We host a roundtable...
    December 28, 2006 | Story