Leaders Convene for U.S.-Africa Business Summit 2009

African and American government and business leaders got together in Washington for the annual summit convened by the Corporate Council on Africa.

Malawi Minister of Trade and Industry Eunice Kazembe (right) congratulates Dr. Jennifer Riria (left) on her impassioned speech on behalf of women’s empowerment.

Ghanaian President John Atta Mills at the regional integration panel with three other African presidents.

Rwandan President Paul Kagame spoke about regional integration and the role of information technology in economic growth

Stephen Hayes, President of the Corporate Council on Africa, at the U.S.-Africa Business Summit

President Denis Nguesso of The Republic of Congo and African Union President Jean Ping share a joke

Sao Tome President Fradiqo Melos de Menezes alongside other African Presidents at a panel at the U.S.-Africa Business Summit

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