Remarks by Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross at U.S.-Africa Business Summit

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross delivered these remarks at the Corporate Council on Africa’s 11th U.S.-Africa Business Summit in Washington, D.C., on June 14, 2016. The text was provided “as delivered.” Good morning. Thank you, Florie for that kind introduction. I also want to thank Chairman Jeff Sturchio (Ster-chee-o) and the entire team at …

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Donald Trump & Africa News Headlines – 18 November 2016

A compilation of news headlines from around the globe related to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and his incoming administration’s policy toward Africa south of the Sahara. Another sign that sub-Saharan Africa isn’t on Donald Trump’s radar Source: Quartz Trump effect on Africa Source: CNBC Africa Can Trump dump Africa? Source: How We Made It in …

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Donald Trump & Africa News Headlines – 15 November 2016

A compilation of news headlines published between November 8 and November 15 related to the election of Donald Trump and U.S. policy toward Africa. Quick Thoughts on President Donald J. Trump and U.S. Foreign Policy in Africa Source: An Africanist Perspective Donald Trump and Sub-Saharan Africa: What Will Change With New U.S. President-Elect? Source: Newsweek …

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Trump’s isolationism: threats & opportunities for Africa

Patrick Bond, University of the Witwatersrand Donald Trump’s unexpected victory in the US presidential polls stunned many across the globe. The Conversation Africa’s business and economy editor Sibonelo Radebe asked Patrick Bond to unpack the implications for Africa. What does a Trump victory mean for Africa? The most catastrophic long-term consequence is climate change. This …

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Donald Trump’s foreign policy on Africa: ‘Where’s that?’

Peter Vale, University of Johannesburg Africa is likely to slide down the list of foreign policy priorities of a Donald Trump administration. This is because America’s foreign policy is determined by both domestic and foreign issues. When it comes to domestic factors Trump is not going to be open to lobbying by the African diaspora …

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