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
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
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