Monday, August 4, 2014 - 06:49
Everyone seems to want a part of the action as the African heads of state, who were invited by President Barack Obama, attend the summit from 4 to 6 August. One can rightly ask: who can claim to speak on behalf of Africa?
Monday, August 4, 2014 - 06:28
The United States will announce nearly $1 billion in business deals, increase funding for peacekeeping and commit billions of dollars to expanding food and power programs in Africa during a summit this week, U.S. and development officials say.
Monday, August 4, 2014 - 06:21
A specter is haunting Africa — the specter of impunity. Many countries the United States considers allies are in the grip of corrupt, repressive tyrants; others are mired in endless conflict.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 06:56
THE PRESIDENT: Hello, everybody! (Applause.) Hello, everybody. Thank you. (Applause.) Thank you so much. Everybody, please have a seat. Have a seat. We're just getting started here. Well, hello, everybody. (Applause.) Welcome to Washington. I know most of you are visiting our country for the first time. So on behalf of the American people, welcome to the United States of America. (Applause.) We are thrilled to have you here.
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 06:23
The Swedish government has resumed aid support to Uganda and announced $200 million (Shs526b) in “development strategy cooperation” for the next five years.
Monday, June 30, 2014 - 06:22
President Obama reinstated Madagascar’s eligibility for African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) benefits June 26 and withdrew Swaziland’s AGOA eligibility, effective January 1, 2015.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 08:17
Africa has the potential to fund up to 70% of its own development agendas through several untapped resources. However, there are still many obstacles in the way.
Monday, June 23, 2014 - 07:36
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf received in audience the United States Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources Heather Higginbottom.
Monday, June 23, 2014 - 06:57
The Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is a cornerstone of YALI, and it began this past weekend with the arrival here in the United States of 500 of Africa’s top business, government, and civil society leaders between the ages of 18 and 35.
Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 07:50
The International Futures (IFs) model reveals that even if Africa successfully eliminates large-scale inter- and intrastate wars by 2020 – and this remains a huge if – it may not prove to be the panacea that many expect.