The White House has announced a new US strategy for sub-Saharan Africa, which focuses on the continent’s economic potential.
It also explores issues related to democracy, security and development.
President Barack Obama said African democracy had improved but corruption was endemic in many countries and state institutions were weak.
The strategy comes as China’s presence on the continent continues to grow through investment and trade.
Mr Obama said he would work with Congress to develop preferential trade agreements with African countries, while fighting al-Qaeda and its affiliates on the continent. Continue reading “President Barack Obama Unveils US Strategy for Africa” »