President Obama in Ethiopia
- 07/28/2015 by Linda Perry (WBAI NEWS)
President Barack Obama delivers a speech at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa. July 28, 2015
President Obama wrapped up his African trip addressing the African Union in Ethiopia. He said the U.S. is increasing trade with Africa but he repeated what he has been saying in throughout his trip – the need to end corruption. "Nothing will unlock Africa's economic potential more than ending the cancer of corruption."
Obama said criminal networks are fueling corruption, threatening wildlife and tourism Africa counts on. And he urged African leaders to leave office when their terms expire.
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