African Affairs

U.S. Military Personnel Arrive In Niger: Obama In Letter To Congress

Written on February 24th, 2013 by
Categories: African Affairs

  U.S. Military Personnel Arrive In Niger: Obama In Letter To Congress Reuters  |  Posted: 02/22/2013 6:30 pm EST  |  Updated: 02/23/2013 9:14 am EST WASHINGTON, Feb 22 (Reuters) - The Pentagon has deployed about 100 troops to the West African nation of Niger to conduct...
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Togo women push sex strike to unseat president

Written on August 27th, 2012 by
Categories: African Affairs

Associated Press Togo women push sex strike to unseat president In this Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012 photo, female opposition leader Isabelle Ameganvi calls on Togo's women to observe a one-week sex strike beginning Monday, in Lome, Togo. The female wing of a civil rights group is urging wome...
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Huge water resource exists under Africa – BBC report

Written on April 21st, 2012 by
Categories: African Affairs

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-17775211 Scientists say the notoriously dry continent of Africa is sitting on a vast reservoir of groundwater. They argue that the total volume of water in aquifers underground is 100 times the amount found on the surface. The team have produced...
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President Hosni Mubarak resigns as leader after 30 years

Written on February 11th, 2011 by
Categories: African Affairs

  11 February 2011 Last updated at 11:33 ET Egypt crisis: President Hosni Mubarak resigns as leader Hosni Mubarak has decided to step down as president of Egypt. In an announcement on state TV, Vice-President Omar Suleiman said Mr Mubarak had handed power to the military. It came as th...
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African Diaspora and the 21Century Connection to the Motherland

Written on May 24th, 2010 by
Categories: African Affairs

Many world class economists and global thinkers are beginning to forecasting that Africa is certainty the next frontier of global market and investment opportunities that would bypass the BRIC nations (Brazil, Russia, India and China). Global multi-nationals are keeping watchful eyes on Afric...
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New Members Named to Ex-Im Bank's Sub-Saharan Africa Advisory Committee

Written on February 21st, 2010 by
Categories: African Affairs

    NEW MEMBERS: *(Chair): Darius Mans, president of Africare, Washington, D.C., and former Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Millennium Challenge Corporation. *Pamela L. Carter, president of Cummins Distribution, Columbus, Ind.; *Maureen A. Harrington, director, Corporate and Invest...
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Obama In Ghana: A Sub-Saharan Sermon

Written on July 20th, 2009 by
Categories: African Affairs

The world, particularly Africa, is agog with the news of Barack Obama’s triumphant entry to Ghana this week, Obama-mania erupting across the nation. Whilst some African nations are busy licking their wounds, making various excuses for why the most powerful and popular man in the world chose Gh...
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Gaddafi visits Ghana;

Written on July 18th, 2009 by
Categories: African Affairs

      Gaddafi visits Ghana; ‘Rawlings Revolution’, not democracy saved Ghana NewsRescue- Buzz in Ghana as Muammar Gaddafi, Libya’s leader, and the elected chairman of the 53-nation African Union will be visiting on Tuesday, July 21st 2009. Gaddafi is...
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Obama

Written on July 11th, 2009 by
Categories: African Affairs

      OBAMA-NATION:  Obama’s Speech in Ghana on African Development [Video & Text as Prepared]  


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Obama & Family Land in Ghana

Written on July 10th, 2009 by
Categories: African Affairs

      http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/07/10/ghana-excited-for-obama-v_n_229532.html   UPDATE: The Obamas arrived in Ghana on Friday evening, AP reports. President Barack Obama has landed in Ghana on his first trip to sub-Saharan Africa. He landed soon after 9 p.m. local tim...
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