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[30 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]
Obama’s First Hundred Days: Keeping Up Hope

Betty Makoni
Zimbabwe
In the first 100 days it looks clear Obama is a leader with a conscience, and a clear one for that matter.
He spoke about his grandmother and many other women struggling to bring food to the table. It is the first time a president in my lifetime has set up a Commission for Women in the statehouse (as we call them in Africa). So the deliverables for women are there. The US Representative to the UN is a woman. Obama sees the power women have to make development real.
I …