[USADF] Miami -Hundreds of North American, European, and African investors and potential investors gathered in the U.S. state of Florida last month, alongside government officials, utility companies, and banks, for the Powering Africa Summit
THE BLUEPRINTS had been gathering dust for 25 years. No Israeli leader, not even Binyamin Netanyahu, prime minister for the past decade, was willing to face the international criticism that would follow from building 3,500 new homes near Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank
THESE DAYS it is notable when both Republicans and Democrats oppose a foreign policy of Donald Trump’s in strident unison. When it was reported that Mark Esper, the secretary of defence, was set to remove American forces from the Sahel, where jihadists have been wreaking havoc across a vast swathe of Africa, members of Congress reacted angrily together, arguing vigorously against such a course. A few weeks later Mike Pompeo, the secretary of state, sounding ambivalent on the matter, set off on the first tour of sub-Saharan Africa by any member of Mr Trump’s cabinet for a year and a half
[VOA] Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Senegal, where he will hold talks with President Macky Sall focused on strengthening security ties and promoting deeper economic cooperation.
EVEN AFTER nearly a decade of carnage, Syria’s civil war still manages to shock. More than 700,000 people have fled a regime offensive in Idlib, the country’s last rebel-held pocket
[News24Wire] President Cyril Ramaphosa has compared the peace plan by US President Donald Trump and his ally, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, to that of the South African apartheid system.
[Daily Trust] Ten days ago on Friday, January 31, the Trump administration added Nigeria to the list of countries whose citizens are affected by an immigration ban to the US.
[VOA] As he faces charges of misusing more than $1 billion in state funds, the husband of Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos defended himself by pointing to the couple’s accounting firm.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Ghana is to launch a multi-million dollar fund aimed at attracting investment from members of the African diaspora in the United States and around the world — a follow-up to the “Year of Return 2019″ in which the nation reached out to the diaspora on the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first African slaves in the United States.
[News24Wire] Mining mogul Patrice Motsepe has apologised for a remark he made at the World Economic Forum in Davos last week, where he told US President Donald Trump at a dinner that “Africa loves America”.