July 19th, 2012
12:24 PM ET

Tonight 7p ET: Erin Burnett 'OutFront' in Africa

CNN's Erin Burnett talks about her interview with Former President Bill Clinton from Rwanda and her trip to Mali, where we take a look at a refugee camp and the role of al-Qaeda is playing in the region.

Burnett will report LIVE from Africa on why Mali and Rwanda are so important to the United States and the world.

For all the behind-the-scenes coverage of our trip to Africa: Follow us on twitter: @OutFrontCNN (#OutFrontAfrica) and find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/OutFrontCNN.

CNN Press Release:

On Thursday, July 19th, CNN's Erin Burnett will sit down for an interview with former President Bill Clinton in Kigali, Rwanda.  Rwanda is one stop in the President’s week-long trip to Africa where he is visiting various Clinton Foundation projects.  Burnett and the President will also visit a soy factory in Kigali which is part of the Foundation’s efforts to enable sustainable development for families and communities.  In addition to talking about the goals and accomplishments of the Foundation, President Clinton will share his thoughts on U.S. politics, the presidential race and the situation in the Middle East.

Later Burnett will travel to Mali to report on the civil war which has created the world’s largest refugee crisis; more than 220,000 people have been displaced, and are now facing famine and disease.  Burnett will anchor her show live from a Malian refugee camp on Monday, July 23rd, with packaged reports on the civil war and the growing Islamist insurgency within Mali.

Filed under: International • OutFront Exclusive
soundoff (4 Responses)
  1. Nouhoum Makadji

    US and its allies of Otan have a large responsability in northern Mali crisis. Alqaeda has opened a new front in Africa . We Africans were already fighting poverty( another type of terrorism) and now facing the ennemy n1 of the world. With help of God, Mali will come up stronger!

    July 22, 2012 at 7:15 am | Reply
  2. boobsandbabies

    With all due respect to President Clinton, he is not the "only one to apologize to Rwandans" for the genocide. In point of fact, Canadian General Romeo Dallaire, head of the peacekeeping mission both prior to and during the genocide, has apologized profusely for his failure to make heads of state such as President Clinton understand the gravity of the situation as it was unfolding on the ground. Kofi Annan, then head of the UN peacekeeping missions in New York, has also apologized. General Dallaire went on the author the book "Shake Hands with the Devil" describing his guilt and anguish over what transpired in 1994.

    July 19, 2012 at 7:36 pm | Reply
  3. Andrew

    what can i say? more power to you. good luck in Africa.

    July 19, 2012 at 2:05 pm | Reply
  4. J

    -Slanted journalism.

    July 19, 2012 at 1:16 pm | Reply

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