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Posted byon August 16, 2013 at 8:45 AM EST
Senior members of the President’s economic team join trade ministers, civil society, and business leaders from across sub-Saharan Africa to focus on “Sustainable Growth through Trade and Technology” at the African Growth and Opportunity Act Forum.
Posted byon July 24, 2013 at 7:45 PM EST
The White House hosts NGOs and advocacy groups to discuss the situation and confer on how the United States – in concert with partners and allies around the world – can help end the violence and support South Sudan’s continued democratic development.
Posted byon July 18, 2013 at 5:25 PM EST
While President Obama was visiting Senegal last month, he met Nimna, who is responsible for the Feed the Future USAID initiative.
Posted byon July 4, 2013 at 11:00 PM EST
Welcome to West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon July 3, 2013 at 12:18 PM EST
After seven amazing days, we’re finally back home. I hope you enjoyed following our journey, and I hope that you’ll be inspired to continue learning about Africa.
Posted byon July 2, 2013 at 4:35 PM EST
President Obama visits the Ubungo Symbion Power Plant in Dar es Salaam to highlight a new initiative called Power Africa, which aims to double the number of people across the continent who have access to power.
Posted byon July 1, 2013 at 5:05 PM EST
President Obama travels to Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, the third and final stop on his three-country trip to Africa.
Posted byon June 28, 2013 at 4:29 PM EST
It was a busy week at the White House. President Obama met with business leaders to discuss immigration reform, which was passed by the Senate on Thursday, answered students' questions about student loan interest rates, made a speech about curbing climate change, remarked on the Supreme Court DOMA ruling, and traveled to Africa for a three-country tour beginning in Senegal.
Posted byon June 27, 2013 at 5:33 PM EST
The White House hosted a Google+ Hangout today to discuss science, engineering, and entrepreneurial skills and how they can improve the lives of the global poor.
Posted byon June 27, 2013 at 5:27 PM EST
The First Lady recounts her experience at Goree Island.