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Highlights from the U.S.-Africa Business Summit, Washington, DC

The Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) flagship Biennial U.S.-Africa Business Summit was held this week (June 13-16) in Washington, DC. The 2017 U.S.-Africa Business Summit offered one of the first opportunities for the U.S. and African private sector, and African governments to engage with the Trump Administration and key U.S. agencies. The summit opened with a welcome plenary on the "New U.S. Administration Engagement in Africa" which included Wilbur Ross, Secretary, United States Department of Commerce and H.E. Filipe Nyusi, President, Republic of Mozambique. The plenary was moderated by  Akinwumi Adesina, President, African Development Bank.

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Lindiwe Zulu, Minister of Small Business Development, Republic of South Africa at the opening ministerial session of the U.S.-Africa Business Summit held in Washington, DC, July 13-16.

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross speaks to the opening plenary at the 2017 U.S.-Africa Business Summit in Washington, DC

African Development Bank Group (AfDB) president Akin Adesina with the president of Mozambique H.E Filipe Nyusi during the welcome and opening plenary at the U.S.-Africa Business Summit, Wednesday, June 13th in Washington, DC

African Development Bank (AfDB) president Akin Adesina moderates the presidents' plenary at the U.S.-Africa Business Summit held in Washington, DC, 13-16th June 2017

H.E Filipe Nyusi, President Republic of Mozambique and Wilbur Ross, Secretary, United States Department of Commerce at the welcome and opening plenary: new U.S. administration engagement in Africa during the 2017 U.S.-Africa Business Summit held in Washington, DC.

H.E Filipe Nyusi, President Republic of Mozambique at the Presidents' Plenary on Tuesday, June 13 at the U.S.-Africa Business Summit in Washington, DC

Dr. Jeff Sturchio, President and CEO Rabin Martin and Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA), addresses the U.S.-Africa Business Summit in Washington, DC.

Wilbur Ross, U.S. Commerce Secretary, speaks to the opening plenary at the 2017 U.S.-Africa Business Summit in Washington, DC

AfDB president Akin Adesina delivers a speech at the opening of the 2017 U.S.-Africa Business Summit in Washington, DC

Flozizelle Liser, President and CEO Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) with Akin Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) at the U.S.-Africa Business Summit in Washington, DC.

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