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
This past week, Senior Advisor to the U.S. President, Ivanka Trump, embarked on a four-day trip to Africa to promote the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative (W-GDP) started in February 2019. The initiative seeks to reach 50 million women in the developing world by 2025 through U.S. government activities,… Read More
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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
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
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!