CNN anchor to former president: Why should anyone be optimistic about democracy in Africa?

CNN’s Zain Asher speaks with former president of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, about Africa’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and the future of democracy on the continent. #CNN #News

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