US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice listens, as Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, speaks in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2007, where Rice called for more African countries to send peacekeepers to Somalia, where an Islamic insurgency has killed thousands of civilians this year. Rice was in the Ethiopian capital to meet with African leaders after expressing growing unease about deteriorating security and faltering peace deals in a number of countries on the continent. The United Nations has said Somalia is facing the worst humanitarian crisis in Africa. (AP Photo/Anita Powell)
So this is it! Here's Condi's African photo-op! Wow, her PR team is really slipping. No adorable children, no colorful fabrics, no clever protesters with amusingly mean caricatures. This is all we get so far. *yawn* It's like an empty husk of photo-ops past.
The real question, though: has she solved all of Africa's problems, yet? Clearly, she's thrilled to just be there:
Also, whoah, don't sit too near the scary, snarly lady: