Is Security Council bid prompting pseudo-interest in Africa?

Michaëlle Jean trip highlights increased outreach, but absence of solid initiatives.

Lee Berthiaume
Published: Wednesday, 04/14/2010 12:00 am EDT

Governor General Michaëlle Jean will lead a small Canadian delegation on a four-country tour of Africa starting today that will include stops in Rwanda, Senegal, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Cape Verde. The trip comes just over a year after the continent was shocked by a marked Canadian shift away from it in favour of Latin America and the Caribbean.

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