- Tampa: Obama has bagged no tangible African success. In fact, his much-discussed and oversold Africa policy is in jeopardy
- Yet all is not lost -- he still has one chance to secure his legacy in Africa
Vava Tampa is the founder of Save the Congo!, a London-based campaign tackling the human tragedy engulfing the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The opinions expressed in this column belong to the author.
(CNN)In 2009, seven months after entering the Oval Office, President Obama pledged a new Africa policy. ''Africa," he declared in the Ghanaian Parliament, "doesn't need strongmen. It needs strong institutions.''