Source: Africa Regional Media Hub |

United States Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa Set for Fact-Finding Mission to Ethiopia, Kenya, Cote D’Ivoire, and Ghana

This mission underscores the Trump administration’s commitment to both advance opportunities and to eliminate trade barriers to strengthen the U.S.- Africa commercial relationship

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced today that he will lead a delegation from the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA) on a fact-finding mission to Ghana later this month. Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Gilbert Kaplan will head the delegation on stops in…

Source: Africa Regional Media Hub |

Source Africa Trade Show Promotes African Apparel and Intra-regional Trade

Source Africa brings together industry leaders and decision-makers from across Africa, Europe and the United States

The sixth annual Source Africa Textile and Apparel Show opened at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, showcasing the continent’s creativity, fashion sense, and business opportunities. The June 20 – 21 event features 140 exhibitions by textile, shoe and clothing producers, suppliers and service providers from across Africa. The purpose…

Source: U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa, Ethiopia |

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, President’s Advisory Council on doing Business in Africa Set for Fact-Finding Mission to Ethiopia, Kenya, Côte D’ivoire, and Ghana

This mission underscores the Trump administration’s commitment to both advance opportunities and to eliminate trade barriers to strengthen the U.S.- Africa commercial relationship

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced today that he will lead a delegation from the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA) on a fact-finding mission to Ghana later this month. Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Gilbert Kaplan will head the delegation on stops in…

Source: Africa Regional Media Hub |

WiSci Girls Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Design, and Mathematics (STEAM) Camp in Namibia Begins June 17

Additional programmatic support is provided by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and World Learning

The fourth WiSci (Women in Science) Girls STEAM Camp will take place in Namibia, June 17-29, 2018. WiSci is a public-private partnership designed to impart skills to and create opportunities for high school girls in science, technology, engineering, arts and design, and mathematics (STEAM). The 2018 camp in Namibia brings…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Cameroon |

Public Affairs Officer (PAO) Encourages Cameroonian Journalists to Cover Elections Fairly and Accurately

Public Affairs Officer (PAO) Encourages Cameroonian Journalists to Cover Elections Fairly and Accurately: Speaking to 30 journalists at a June 14 training workshop on media, peace, and elections organized by local nonprofit organization NewSETA and funded by the National Endowment for Democracy, Public Affairs Officer Lee McManis said “Media freedom, free expression, and…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Cameroon |

Remarks by Ambassador Peter Henry Barlerin Opening Ceremony African Partner Outbreak Response Alliance (APORA)

Remarks by Ambassador Peter Henry Barlerin Opening Ceremony African Partner Outbreak Response Alliance (APORA): Remarks by Ambassador Peter Henry Barlerin Opening Ceremony  African Partner Outbreak Response Alliance (APORA) June 18, 2018 Good Morning!  I first would like to thank our colleagues and friends representing Cameroon, including Monsieur le Secrétaire Général…

Source: U.S. Department of State |

Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom to Travel to Nigeria

The Ambassadors will also tour the National Mosque and visit a refugee camp

Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback will travel to Abuja, Kaduna, and Lagos, Nigeria from June 18-22. Alongside Ambassador W. Stuart Symington, Ambassador Brownback will meet with government officials, religious leaders, and civil society groups. The Ambassadors will also tour the National Mosque and visit a refugee…

Source: Republic of South Africa: The Presidency |

South Africa: President Ramaphosa engages with scenario Planning Towards 2030

The Indlulamithi South Africans Scenarios 2030 considers amongst others, the economy, work and society, environmental justice, reconciliation and redress and crime and safety

President Ramaphosa has today, 13 June 2018, received a briefing on the Indlulamithi South African Scenarios towards 2030. The South African Scenarios is an independent project initiated by respected academic Dr Somadoda Fikeni, multinational Anglo American and the Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (MISTRA) and is aimed at framing a…

Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit (ATIGS)
Source: Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) |

Global Business Leaders to Address 2018 Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit in Washington, D.C

“Driving Trade, Unleashing Investment and Enhancing Economic Development”

GAA Exhibitions & Conferences (www.GAAexhibitions.com) and ATIGS Group (www.ATIGSgroup.com) today announced the lineup of global executives and business leaders that will address participants at the Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit 2018, June 24-26, at the World Trade Center - Ronald Reagan Building. Speakers include executives from U.S., UAE, Africa,…