Obama in Africa

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The President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa [PAC-DBIA] Meeting

The President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (Council) will hold a meeting on Wednesday, 29 June, to deliberate on recommendations related to strengthening commercial engagement between the United States and Africa. Topics will [...]

  • Obama Addresses Kenyans

Obama Addresses Kenyans

 

Obama (Back) in Africa

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  • Obama speaking in Kenya

Kenya: It’s a Hotbed of What?

Obama’s visit to Kenya commenced in a reactionary frenzy to CNN’s pre-visit headline that Kenya is a hotbed of terrorism. Africanists chronically discuss how Western media focuses on negative stories to perpetuate a sense of [...]

  • PAC-DBIA meeting

Doing Business in Africa: Strengthening Engagement Between the U.S. and Africa

The President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA) – made up of 15 private sector corporate members, including Africa.com CEO Teresa Clarke - will meet today to present their recommendations on how to strengthen the commercial engagement between the United States [...]

What’s on the White House Menu When African Leaders Come to Dinner ?

Fifty-one African leaders (along their spouses and other dignitaries) were treated to a 4-course meal at the US-Africa Summit formal State Dinner hosted by President Barack and Michelle Obama at the White House (well in [...]

  • Angelique Kidjo who attended the White House Dinner

5 Surprising People In Attendance at the White House Dinner for African Leaders

As part of the extensive schedule of events taking place during the three-day African Leaders Summit, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hosted a dinner at the White House. While the formal dinner [...]

  • Various dishes served for the presidential couple

What’s on the White House Menu When African Leaders Come to Dinner

Fifty-one African leaders (along their spouses and other dignitaries) were treated to a 4-course meal at the US-Africa Summit formal State Dinner hosted by President Barack and Michelle Obama at the White House (well in [...]

  • Obama addressing leaders at the U.S Africa leaders, Africa

Chocolate City in the House! (in the White House, that is)

Chocolate City. That is the affectionate nickname used by many African Americans to refer to Washington DC and its large black population. The week of August 4th 2014 saw Washington expand this notion of a [...]

  • Michelle Obama applauding the crowd

10 More Designers Michelle Obama Should Wear | #USAfricaSummit Edition

In what is being called a ‘historic’ gathering of African leaders on American soil, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are hosting 50 heads of state from across the continent for the US-Africa [...]