Hanging Out With Kenyatta, Al Bashir and King Mswati

[Leadership]Abuja, the nation’s sterile capital, was abuzz this week. Under different circumstances, the presence of African leaders would just have been the kind of distraction that President Goodluck Jonathan needed to get some respite from his domestic woes. Leaders from 12 African countries met in Abuja to review progress in tackling some of the continent’s most deadly pestilences – malaria, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS. These diseases claim millions of lives on the continent yearly.