The African Growth and Opportunity Act Forum is a program meant to better establish and maintain the African economy. (Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

AFRICA NOW: African Officials to Get First Chance to Hear from Trump Administration

This week in Lome, Togo, many African finance and trade ministers, along with a large contingent of senior U.S. government, will meet for the annual African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum, which is intended to stimulate economic growth to help Africa integrate into the global economy. [read more…]


Mandela Fellowship Forum Stresses Youth, Independence

For a third year, The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, a flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative, has successfully immersed a group of African scholars into six weeks of interdisciplinary academic coursework, cultural and civic engagement and service learning. [read more…]