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- Alex Perry Africa Bureau Chief for Time magazine
- Shari Bryan Shari Byran is a Senior Associate at the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) where she has directed the Institute's democratic development programs in Southern and East Africa (SEA) since 2001.
- Chris Hennemeyer Africa Regional Director for IFES (formerly the International Foundation for Election Systems), an election assistance organization.
- Howard Wolpe Director, Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity and Director, Africa Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Also served seven terms in Congress and was chairman on the House Subcommittee on Africa.
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