IGD News



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


READ: President Leila Ndiaye’s Essay Published in The Wilson Center’s 2018 “Africa: Year in Review”//

Categories: Featured , IGD In the News , IGD News

IGD President Leila Ndiaye wrote an essay that was published in The Wilson Center‘s “Africa: Year in Review” 2018 edition. Click the link below to read her essay, “A Crucial Step Toward Prosperity: The AfCFTA,” along with other timely and relevant pieces written by distinguished Africa experts. READ HERE!  


2018 Year in Review//

Categories: IGD News , Member News

As we get ready for a big 2019, take a look at our 2018 highlights by reading the update we sent to our followers last month: IGD 2018 End-of-Year Update Stay tuned for upcoming programs and events!  

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