African leaders at Harvard

April 25, 2018
A number of notable leaders from Africa spent two days at Harvard for the "Africa's Leaders Speak" conference convened by the Center for African Studies. Professor Emmanuel Akyeampong, Director of the Center, brought a number of them to Wadsworth House to meet with Interim Marshal Dr. Margot Gill. Pictured below are (standing, left to right): James Ogolla, Director of University Advancement, United States International Univeristy (USIU), Kenya; Paul Zeleza, Vice Chancellor of USIU; His Excellency Jakaya Kikwete, Former President of Tanzania; Professor Akyeampong; Dr. Gill; His Excellency Carlos Veiga, Former Prime Minister of Cape Verde; and Dr. Benedict Oramah, President of the African Export-Import Bank.  Seated is His Excellency Olusegun Obasanjo, former President of Nigeria.   
(Photo credit: Julia Zhogina,
African leaders with Prof. Akyeampong and Dr. Gill in the Wadsworth House parlor