Latest update: 28/03/2012
William Fitzgerald, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs
Douglas Herbert meets William Fitzgerald, the US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs. They discuss how Abdoulaye Wade gracefully accepted defeat in Senegal's presidential election. In a region beset by insurgencies, terrorism, drought and famine, Senegal offered a rare piece of good news. So might it serve as a model of inspiration for its troubled African neighbours?