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“Paradigm Shift’ Boosts Congo Peace Prospects

I walked into the State Department just over a year ago to take on my new role of U.S. Special Envoy for the African Great Lakes Region and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Part of my eagerness in accepting the job came from the recognition that we were entering a period of unprecedented international commitment to and partnership with Africa, including the Great Lakes Region.

U.S. Okays $250m for Nigerian Fertilizer Plant

The Board of Directors of the United States’ Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has approved a $250 million loan to fund a nitrogen fertilizer facility in Nigeria.

Why Did Scott Gration U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Resigned

When U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Scott Gration resigned his position early this morning(yesterday), he said in an emailed statement, "differences with Washington regarding my...

U.S. Energy Investors Set to Visit Tanzania

Executives from some leading US energy companies are scheduled to arrive in Tanzania on Wednesday to explore opportunities in power-generation and fuel-supply projects, a...