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Nigerian Firm Among Winners of US State Department’s Award for Corporate Excellence

Nigerian Firm Among Winners of US State Department’s Award for Corporate Excellence

Press Releases: Winners for the 2016 Secretary of State’s Award for Corporate Excellence 12/08/2016 11:17 AM EST Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC December 8, 2016 The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs is pleased to announce the six winners for the 2016 Secretary of State’s Award for […]

President Obama Issues Executive Order on Power Africa

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 3, 2016 Below is the text of an Executive Order on Advancing the Goals of the Power Africa Initiative to Expand Access to Electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa Through the Establishment of the President’s Power Africa Working Group. ### Executive Order Advancing the Goals […]

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MCC and the Republic of Niger Celebrate Compact

MCC CEO Dana J. Hyde, right, and Kristin Penn, at rear, join President of Niger H.E. Mahamadou Issoufou and his wife, Dr. Lalla Malika Issoufou, at the compact celebration. Photo & story credit: MCC On the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, MCC and the Republic of Niger celebrated the Niger Sustainable Water and Agriculture […]

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President Obama Addresses U.S.-Africa Business Forum

Photo: VOA THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release September 21, 2016 REMARKS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA AT U.S.-AFRICA BUSINESS FORUM Plaza Hotel New York, New York 11:26 A.M. EDT PRESIDENT OBAMA: Well, good morning, everybody! Let me begin by thanking Mayor Bloomberg — not just for the introduction but for the […]

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Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker Delivers Opening Remarks at U.S.-Africa Business Forum

Photo: Penny Pritzker | Twitter U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Delivers Opening Remarks at U.S.-Africa Business Forum 09/21/2016 10:10 AM EDT Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker opened the second U.S.-Africa Business Forum alongside her co-host for the event, the Honorable Michael Bloomberg. Founder of Bloomberg L.P. & Bloomberg Philanthropies and 108th Mayor […]

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Fact Sheet: U.S.-East African Heads of State and CEO Roundtable

U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum’s East Africa Heads of State Roundtable Photo: Department of Commerce On September 20th, U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker chaired a roundtable with East African Heads of State and CEOs focused on advancing regional economic integration and opportunities in the travel and tourism, agribusiness […]

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Fact Sheet: U.S.-Africa Cooperation on Trade and Investment Under the Obama Administration

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 21, 2016 Fact Sheet: U.S.-Africa Cooperation on Trade and Investment Under the Obama Administration Africa’s immense economic potential, increasing integration into global markets, expanding infrastructure, and demographic boom provide a remarkable opportunity to enhance U.S. trade and investment ties across the continent. African […]

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Op-Ed on Africa by Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker and Michael R. Bloomberg

File Photo Op-Ed: Africa Could Be the Great Economic Success of This Century 09/21/2016 09:53 AM EDT By Penny Pritzker and Michael R. Bloomberg Over the last eight years, America has written a new chapter in our relationship with Africa. Under President Obama’s leadership, we have worked to transition our support for the continent from […]

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Commerce Sec. Pritzker Appoints New Advisory Council to Advance President Obama’s Business Priorities for Africa

Office of Public Affairs Department of Commerce FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, September 20, 2016 U.S. SECRETARY OF COMMERCE PENNY PRITZKER APPOINTS NEW ADVISORY COUNCIL TO ADVANCE PRESIDENT’S BUSINESS PRIORITIES FOR AFRICA WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today announced the appointment of 23 private sector leaders to the second President’s Advisory Council on […]

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African Women Participate in TechWomen 2016

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC September 8, 2016 Nearly 90 women from 19 countries in Africa, the Middle East, and Central Asia will arrive in the United States next week for the U.S. Department of State’s TechWomen exchange program. These women leaders in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields […]

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