Despite Obama in Ghana, a Bad Month for African Democracy

09/12/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

President Obama's trip to Ghana was a celebration of African democracy. Similarly, Secretary Clinton's ongoing 7-country, 11-day trek across the continent will hit the democracy promotion theme, especially during her stop today in Nigeria.

But it's hardly been a good month for democracy in Africa:

Did I forget any setbacks?