Daily Archives: August 3, 2016

Executive Order — Amending Executive Order 13675 to Expand Membership on the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa

EXECUTIVE ORDER- – – – – – -AMENDING EXECUTIVE ORDER 13675 TO EXPAND MEMBERSHIP ON THE PRESIDENT’S ADVISORY COUNCIL ON DOING BUSINESS IN AFRICABy the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, …

“The new terrible”

A deepening but often overlooked humanitarian crisis in West Africa’s Lake Chad region has been described “as the new terrible” by the UN’s top relief official, Stephen O’Brien.Of the region’s 20 million people, 9.2 million are now in need of life-savi…

Presidential Summit of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

President Barack Obama and U.S. government, private sector, and civil society leaders will meet with nearly 1,000 of sub-Saharan Africa’s most promising young leaders from August 1-3 at the Presidential Summit of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Y…