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President Obama’s trip to Ghana was a celebration of African democracy. Similarly, Secretary Clinton’s ongoing 7-country, 11-day trek across the continent will hit the democracy promotion theme, especially during her stop today in Nigeria.

But it’s hardly been a good month for democracy in Africa:

Did I forget any setbacks?


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