The U.S. finally fills key diplomatic posts in Africa

BY JIBRIL TURE Before Congress adjourned for its current recess earlier this month, the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Africa Subcommittee chaired by Senator Lindsey Graham finally confirmed the heads of … Read More

U.S. congressional delegation led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wraps up week-long visit to Ghana

BY ANTHONY YOUNG (Reporting by Joyce Morgan) A 14-member delegation of U.S. lawmakers led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has just concluded a week-long historical visit to Ghana as the … Read More

The likely fallout from Trump turning his back on Africa

Donald Trump’s lack of interest in Africa spells trouble for the world. BY USMAN MAMA (With reporting by Lou Sifa) More than eighteen months a after Donald Trump won the …

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President Trump to host President Uhuru Kenyatta this month

BY USMAM MAMA The White House today announced that President Donald Trump will welcome the president of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, to the White House on 27 August. The statement reads: … Read More

U.S. Secretary of State reaffirms U.S. ties with Nigeria

BY IDRISS SESAY In a phone call yesterday to Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari, the new U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, reaffirmed the longstanding relationship between Nigeria and the United … Read More