Weekend Passport: Dick Durbin on Africa and his ‘Africa Forum’

Weekend Passport: Dick Durbin on Africa and his ‘Africa Forum’
Weekend Passport: Dick Durbin on Africa and his ‘Africa Forum’

Weekend Passport: Dick Durbin on Africa and his ‘Africa Forum’

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Each week, global citizen Nari Safavi, helps listeners plan their international weekend. Today he’ll tell us about Africa Forum, a symposium hosted by U.S. Senator Dick Durbin that centers on the city’s African communities. PHOTO: Workers prepare to serve hamburgers and fries at Johnny Rockets restaurant in Lagos, Nigeria. Years of solid economic growth, gradual economic reforms and energy discoveries have transformed Africa from a basket case into one of the world’s hottest markets. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba, File)