Africa: Continent Needs Infrastructure, Integration, Says AU Leader

Africa: Continent Needs Infrastructure, Integration, Says AU Leader - Africa has taken "a major hit" from the global economic recession but it can weather the storm, says Erastus Mwencha, deputy chairperson of the African Union Commission. Mwencha visited Washington, DC recently for meetings with United States officials and leaders from international financial institutions. AllAfrica interviewed him on a range of issues, including the continent's regional organizations and piracy off Somalia. Excerpts: [AA Urbanisation]