Agence France-Presse quotes Africa Center Director J. Peter Pham on what issues are likely to top the agenda during the US-Africa Leaders Summit:

Peter Pham, Africa director at the Atlantic Council think tank, said the summit could provide an opportunity for Obama, the son of an American mother and African father, to reshape American attitudes toward the continent.

“There is a historic opportunity if the summit can begin to change perception of Africa in the United States,” Pham said.

“Much of the attention given to Africa in the United States is attention given to conflict, poverty, disease.”

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