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U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

U.S. Opens Africa Summit With Call For Political Tolerance

By Jerome Cartillier and Shaun Tandon Washington (AFP) — The United States urged African leaders on Monday to respect political differences, saying that core democratic principles are vital to achieving long-term economic growth. The call came at the start of an unprecedented U.S.-Africa summit in Washington attended by 35 presidents, nine prime ministers, three vice […]

August 5, 2014

Obama Writes Article On Africa’s Promise As Summit Opens

By Anita Kumar and Lesley Clark, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — As he kicks off a historic meeting of African leaders, President Barack Obama tells Americans that the United States must invest in an up-and-coming Africa that’s trying to shed its image of poverty and disease. “We can’t lose sight of the extraordinary promise of […]

August 5, 2014