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AGOA Reauthorization passes both Houses of Congress

The United States House of Representatives passed legislation to reauthorize the African Growth and Opportunity Act  (AGOA), today.  Now that both houses of Congress have passed the legislation, the bill will go to President Obama for signature, before it becomes law.  The President is supportive of extending AGOA and is expected to sign the legislation. […]

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US Africa Trade on Exhibition at 8th Annual AGOA Forum

US – Africa trade is on exhibition this week at the 8th Annual Africa Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum in Nairobi, Kenya. The Forum will bring  senior level delegations of Government including Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsak;  Top US Private Sector Executives including Trevor Robertson – Vice President/Managing Director […]

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Interview with Congressman Bobby Rush, Co-Chair of the Africa Partnership for Economic Growth Caucus (APEGc)

U. S. Congressman Bobby L. Rush is a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the first congressional district of Illinois and is one of the senior Members of the powerful  Committee on Energy and Commerce.  He is also the Chairman of the Commerce,  Trade and Consumer Protection Subcommittee.  Given his position and experience, he […]

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‘The Zimbabwean’ Trillion Dollar Campaign

The Zimbabwean newspaper was recently driven into exile by the Mugabe regime and slapped with a 55% luxury import duty, making it virtually unaffordable for the average Zimbabwean.  With the survival of the publication on the line, the company responded with a masterful public relations and marketing scheme to raise awareness and gain the funding […]

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Top 5 African Tech Firms to watch in 2009

This month we set out to find 5 Technology companies in Africa and the Diaspora that will likely make major strides in 2009. Here’s what we came up with…

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