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Trump recognises Africa’s wealth creation potential

| September 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Trump recognises Africa’s wealth creation potential

President Donald Trump told a gathering of African leaders at the United Nations on Wednesday that the continent’s tremendous business potential has attracted many of his friends, who are “trying to get rich.” He emphasised on economic opportunities that Africa offers and that it is working to optimise. “For American firms, it’s really become a […]

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African leaders congratulate President Kenyatta on re-election

| August 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
African leaders congratulate President Kenyatta on re-election

NAIROBI, Kenya Aug 12 – African leaders have sent congratulatory messages to President Uhuru Kenyatta on his re-election for a second term in office. Rwanda’s Paul Kagame who was also re-elected a week ago congratulated President Kenyatta for a successful election and the trust Kenyans have placed on him. “Congratulations my brother @UKenyatta for a […]

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African leaders bring dream of Kenya-US direct flights closer

| September 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
African leaders bring dream of Kenya-US direct flights closer

Direct flights between Kenya and the US could be on the horizon. This follows high-level talks in New York, US, between President Barack Obama’s administration and African leaders. The continent’s leaders emphasised the need to have the direct flights, stressing that this will open up investment opportunities. Deputy President William Ruto and other regional leaders, […]

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Why African leaders need aide-de camps,while Obama don’t

| August 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Why African leaders need aide-de camps,while Obama don’t

You saw it when US President Barack Obama was in Kenya that there was no one standing right behind him as it is the case with African leaders. They are called aide-de camps; their major role is to ensure that anyone accessing the president is cleared by relevant offices including the Statehouse among other ceremonial duties like […]

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African Union urges ICC to drop cases against leaders

| October 12, 2013 | 0 Comments
African Union urges ICC to drop cases against leaders

The African Union has urged the International Criminal Court ( ICC) to defer cases against sitting leaders until they leave office. The current presidents of Kenya and Sudan both face ICC trials, and African leaders have long complained that the court unfairly targets them. The AU meeting in Ethiopia had discussed withdrawing from the ICC, but the measure failed to gain […]

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