Semahagn G Abebe (PhD)
President Obama has convened a three-day U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. The Summit aimed at strengthening ties between the United States and Africa, which is one of the world’s most dynamic and fastest growing regions. On August 5, the Summit deliberated on the opportunities
Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has said that he expected a new military drive by AMISOM and Somali National Forces against Al-Shabaab militants to start shortly.
The World Bank has committed five billion dollars for energy projects in Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, and Tanzania. The commitment is to support President Obama’s Power Africa initiative, which aims to double access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa.