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World - Africa
2/26/2023 5:57:04 PM
US First Lady Jill Biden on Sunday visited drought-affected communities in Kenya and appealed for wealthy nations to give more as the Horn of Africa suffers its driest conditions in decades.

World - Africa
1/21/2023 4:11:31 PM
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Saturday the histories of the United States and Africa were "intimately connected" by the "tragedy" of slavery, as Washington seeks to strengthen relations with the continent.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/16/2022 8:12:00 PM
In a speech on the third and final day Friday of the US-Africa Leaders’ Summit in Washington, President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi urged the US to invest in alleviating debt burdens on the most afflicted countries, noting that the debt rate has reached serious levels exceeding 250 percent of their revenues.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/16/2022 8:12:00 PM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi attended Friday an open dialogue with representatives of the US business sector who expressed interest in working in Egypt and expanding their existing projects.

Egypt - Politics
12/16/2022 1:40:12 PM
The second US-Africa Leaders Summit, which was 13-15 December in Washington, reflects the growing international interest in the African continent, Egyptian Presidential Spokesman Bassam Rady said Friday.

World - Africa
12/15/2022 8:20:41 PM
President Joe Biden on Thursday said he will soon make a visit to sub-Saharan Africa, announcing bare details of his travel plans as he wrapped up a U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit stressing that he's serious about increasing U.S. attention on the growing continent.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/15/2022 4:40:17 PM
In a meeting with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Washington DC on Wednesday on the sidelines of the US-Africa Leaders Summit, Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi reiterated the necessity of reaching a legally binding deal on the rules of filling and operating the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
12/15/2022 1:00:00 PM
On Tuesday, 13 December President Abdel- Fattah Al-Sisi joined 49 African leaders in Washington for the three-day US-Africa Leaders Summit, the first meeting of African heads of state and a US president in Washington since 2014.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/14/2022 10:59:25 PM
Egypt is keen to enhance relations with the United States in light of the turbulent regional situation and the consequent challenges, President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said on Wednesday at a meeting in Washington with Republican and Democratic congressmen of the Friends of Egypt Caucus.

Business - Markets & Companies
12/14/2022 10:32:44 PM
​Visa announced on Wednesday a pledge to invest $1 billion in Africa over the next five years to advance resilient, innovative, and inclusive economies across the continent, including in Egypt.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/14/2022 9:12:42 PM
Leading Republican members of the US House of Representatives hailed Egypt’s pivotal role as a pillar of security and stability in the Middle East, the Mediterranean Basin, and Africa in a working breakfast with President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi in Washington on Wednesday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/14/2022 1:21:40 PM
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, who arrived in Washington on Tuesday night to participate in the US-Africa Leaders Summit, will have talks over breakfast on Wednesday with Republican leaders in the US House of Representatives for Kentucky, Texas, Ohio, and South Carolina.

World - Africa
12/13/2022 9:57:39 PM
US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin warned African leaders at a summit on Tuesday that China and Russia risked "destabilizing" the continent with their rising involvement.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
12/13/2022 9:13:14 PM
Who will get what out of the US-Africa Summit meeting that convened in Washington this week?

World - Africa
12/13/2022 10:54:56 AM
The United States on Tuesday is rolling out the red carpet to leaders across Africa with plans to unveil $55 billion in support as part of a renewed bid to win back influence in the continent.

Opinion -
12/12/2022 5:40:02 PM
The US-Africa Leaders’ Summit, which meets in Washington from 13-15 December, will be a major test for the US's commitment to the African continent on a range of issues, from human rights to food security and climate action.

Egypt - Politics
12/11/2022 6:09:48 PM
The US-Africa Leaders’ Summit is expected to complement the outcomes of the 27th UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) Egypt hosted in November by strengthening international commitments towards developing countries on climate change, Egypt's Ambassador to the United States Motaz Zahran said.

World - International
12/11/2022 12:41:10 PM
When Barack Obama welcomed African leaders to Washington in 2014, many viewed the summit as historic, not just due to the US president's background but for the pledges to make the partnership deeper and such events routine.

World - Africa
12/9/2022 8:38:00 PM
President Joe Biden plans to announce at next week's U.S.-Africa summit that his administration supports adding the African Union as a permanent member of the Group of 20 nations, according to the White House.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/3/2022 1:59:15 PM
US President Joe Biden is set to host the US-Africa Leaders’ Summit on 13-15 December in Washington DC along with approximately 50 heads of state and senior government officials from African countries, according to a statement by the African Union (AU) Mission to the US on Friday.

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