Tagged: Zimbabwe

Impact of death of Zimbabwe’s First Lady

International Relations Professor Charles Stith, director of the African Presidential Archives and Research Center (APARC) and former U.S. ambassador to Tanzania, says he hopes Zimbabweans will rally around the new president after the death of First Lady Susan Tsvangirai today in a car crash. “One hates to discuss politics after such a tragedy, but hopefully the […]

African democracies await “enlightened” Obama administration

International Relations Professor Charles Stith, director of the African Presidential Archives and Research Center (APARC) and former U.S. ambassador to Tanzania, says African leaders tell him they are hopeful about the enhanced role the U.S. may play on their continent. “Having just returned from a trip to eight African countries and meeting with six heads […]