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MCC CEO’s Remarks at Powering Africa Summit

MCC CEO Sean Cairncross’ Remarks at the Powering Africa Summit For Immediate Release Millennium Challenge Corporation February 24, 2020 MIAMI, FLORIDA, February 24, 2020 – Today, MCC CEO Sean Cairncross delivered remarks at the 6th Annual Powering Africa Summit in Miami, Florida. The Summit brought together more than 370 energy leaders from Africa with innovative […]

USDA Expands Market for U.S. Wheat: Adds Idaho, Oregon, and Washington to List of States that Can Export Wheat to Kenya US Department of Agriculture Washington, DC   Press Release Release No. 0162.20 WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2020 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that, effective immediately, U.S. wheat may now be shipped […]

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The U.S. Announces Funding for the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs

White House, State Department, and U.S. African Development Foundation Announce Funding for the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC February 20, 2020 Today, Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump announced a new partnership in support of the White House-led Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative (W-GDP).  […]

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United Nations Economic Commission for Africa Addis Ababa, Ethiopia February 19, 2020   SECRETARY POMPEO:  Good morning everyone.  Vera, thank you.  Thank you for the kind introduction.  Thank you all very much for welcoming me.  Let’s see, there we go.  Vera, I think we got the lapel mike.  Here we go.  Good morning.  Really, good […]

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Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC February 17, 2020   The following statement is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Angolan President João Lourenço in Luanda, Angola. Secretary Pompeo and President Lourenço agreed to broaden and deepen the U.S.-Angola bilateral partnership. The Secretary welcomed […]

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Museu da Moeda Luanda, Angola February 17, 2020   SECRETARY POMPEO:  Good evening.  Thanks (inaudible) Angola at the U.S. (inaudible), thanks for hosting me.  I had a chance to sit down with a handful of business leaders here.  I do this as often as I can, I travel around the world (inaudible). One of the reasons […]

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Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC February 16, 2020   The following statement is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Senegalese President Macky Sall in Dakar, Senegal. Secretary Pompeo and President Sall discussed ways to deepen the bilateral trade relationship and to promote mutually […]

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Dakar, Senegal Radisson Blu Hotel February 16, 2020   MS HOLMAN: Okay, good morning. Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. I am Amy Holman, I’m the deputy chief of mission at the U.S. embassy and we’re ready to kick off this very important signing event. We’re happy to welcome you all here today and we’re delighted […]

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Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington DC   December 5, 2019   Secretary Pompeo will travel to Morocco on December 5, where he will participate in a series of bilateral meetings with senior officials. The Secretary will reinforce the value of our partnership, the importance of our security, commercial, and development cooperation in […]

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October 1, 2019 World Trade Center, Ronald Reagan Building – Washington, DC By Frederick Nnoma-Addison, Event Moderator   The African Union Commissioner for Trade and Industry, H.E. Albert Muchanga has stated that the July 7 launch of the historic African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) has created an exceptionally large market that offers enhanced opportunities […]

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