Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Africa News Headlines for 5 August 2014 - U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Edition

Obama: We have a moral obligation to support Africa’s progress
Source: McClatchy News Service

The Obama Administration Needs to Stop Ignoring Africa:
Seven Ways the U.S. Could Help
Source: The Daily Signal

What China Is Saying About The U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit
Source: AFK Insider

US-Africa leaders summit begins in Washington with trade high on the agenda
Source: Deutsche Welle

Obama hosts Africa summit with an eye on legacy
Source: West Hawaii Today

US gov’t had role in Ebola drug given aid workers
Source: Washington Post/AP

Why Africa needs more regional integration
Source: World Economic Forum Blog

Six celebs who’ve advocated for Africa in Washington
Source: Washington Post

A cheat sheet for the US-Africa Leaders Summit
Source: Miami Herald/The Root

Bet on Africa rising
Source Washington Post

African Ambassadors in US Seek Ebola Help at Summit
Source: Voice of America

African Leaders: No One Country Can Stop Elephant Poaching
Source: NPR/Morning Edition

Obama's U.S.-Africa Forum Will Catalyze $14 Billion In Business Deals
Source: Forbes

How human rights issues factor into African economic advancement
Source: PBS Newshour

Remarks by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice 
“Africa and America: Partners in a Shared Future”
Source: The White House

Kenyan scholars say U.S.-Africa summit confirms the continent's prestige
Source: Shanghai Daily

Who’s behind Uganda’s step forward on same-sex rights?
Source: Washington Post

Kagame: US-Africa summit should focus on partnerships
Source: The New Times

Botswana’s Khama misses US-Africa Leaders Summit
Source: StarAfrica

Africa agricultural initiative gets $7 billion boost from private companies
Source: The Washington Post

The US-Africa Summit: Footnote or Defining Moment? | Commentary
Source: Roll Call

U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit: Why Africa is cause for 'considerable optimism'
Source: CBC News

Lionel Richie will perform at the Africa ‘state dinner’ at the White House
Source: The Washington Post

US opens Africa summit with call for political tolerance
Source: Yahoo! News/AFP

South Africa’s Economic Freedom Fighters Making a Splash
Source: Africa in Transition

5 reasons Obama’s Africa leaders’ summit matters
Source: Fox2Now/CNN

Shadow Events Hope To Skim Some Attention From U.S.-Africa Summit
Source: NPR

African leaders to convene in D.C. for summit focused on economic potential
Source: The Washington Post

Looking for Bright Spots in Africa
Source: Partnership for a Secure America

Kenya seeks to tap into over Sh1 trillion US investment in Africa
Source: Standard Digital

Obama Wins $14 Billion in Company Pledges for Africa Investment
Source: Newsmax

Beds of state: Making the visiting African leaders feel at home
Source: The Washington Post

U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit: 
Climate Change Makes Sustainable Development Crucial to Africa
Source: The White House

3 Takeaways From Day 1 of the US-Africa Leaders Summit
Source: The Root

US outpaces Japan, UAE and South Africa in trade with Kenya
Source: The Star

Business, Ebola discussed at US-Africa summit
Source: The Washington Post

West African crude oil exports to Asia to fall in August
Source: Reuters

Setting a Course for Obama’s Rudderless Africa Policy
Source: The Heritage Foundation

Africa Oil State Hooked on U.S. Fuel: Chart of the Day
Source: Bloomberg

Biden tells African leaders at summit that attacking corruption is good for business
Source: The Washington Post

Terrorism and Security in Africa: A Global Challenge
Source: The Huffington Post

The African leaders who haven’t been invited to D.C. — 
and the surprising ones who were
Source: The Washington Post

The US & Africa: How the Game Has Changed
Source: The Star

Africa’s about more than Ebola, it’s about optimism, too
Source: Reuters

A playlist in honor of this week’s Africa summit in D.C.
Source: The Washington Post

Youth unemployment is a global issue - Mbabazi
Source: New Vision

First ladies who lunch at National Museum of African Art … 
and those who stand around
Source: The Washington Post

Africa: The Richest Region For Young Workers And Consumers
Source: GPB News

African Leaders: No One Country Can Stop Elephant Poaching
Source: Texas Public Radio

Alternative African summit challenges the official one
Source: The Washington Post

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