IGD News



Word from Washington: July 2019//

Categories: Featured , IGD News , Member News

In early July, Congresswoman Karen Bass (CA-37) led a U.S. Congressional delegation to Cameroon to lead talks on health and human rights issues. The visit came amid growing tension in the country due to militant group Boko Haram’s increased presence, which has affected humanitarian aid efforts. The delegation met with… Read More


Word from Washington: June 2019//

Categories: Featured , IGD News , Member News

This week, more than 1,000 U.S. and African public and private sector leaders have gathered in Maputo, Mozambique this week for CCA’s U.S.-Africa Business Summit. Along with several African Heads of State, a few key U.S. government officials are on hand to speak about their development agenda on the continent…. Read More


Word from Washington: May 2019//

Categories: IGD News , Member News

Recently, the U.S. State Department has played a major role in highlighting East African business opportunities for American entities. Last August, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta’s came to the U.S. to meet with President Donald Trump to discuss cooperation between Kenya and the U.S. as it related to economic and security… Read More


Word from Washington: March 2019//

Categories: Featured , IGD News

  Contributed by Austin R. Cooper, Jr., Director of Government Affairs, IGD. The President has proposed a $4.7 trillion budget that stands in sharp contrast to many Members of the 116th Congress in general, and in particular to Democrats trying to unseat him in November 2020. Indeed, it is the… Read More


Word from Washington: February 2019//

Categories: Featured , IGD News

  Contributed by Austin R. Cooper, Jr., Director of Government Affairs, IGD. As of this writing, key lawmakers in the House and Senate had reached a tentative deal that would avert another government shutdown on February 15, while denying the President much of the money he has sought to build… Read More

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