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Obama Urged to Back Up Africa Democracy Call with Action

The former leader of Uganda’s opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) said U.S. President Barack Obama’s criticism of African leaders clinging to office beyond their terms is not backed by concrete action. Speaking Tuesday to the African Union in Addis Ababa, Obama warned the continent’s democratic progress is at risk from leaders who refuse to step aside when their terms end.  Kizza Besigye said that if Obama is serious about encouraging democracy in Africa, then there must...

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