Clinton is quite familiar with the African problems and visited the continent several times as a first lady and thereafter. A guarantee she could understand better the emergencies from this region. Because, otherwise, the nice smiles in the front of the camera and the photo opportunities with victims of various human and natural calamities is quite "normal".
What about Sudan? The president, Omar al-Bashir, indicted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity, is moving freely and explains himself in interviews in the international media.