After two abandoned attempts to fill the highest Africa position in the White House, the Trump team is considering a career intelligence officer, Cyril Sartor, to become senior director for Africa at the National Security Council. A nomination for the other senior Africa policy post - at the State Department - may be forthcoming, insiders say. The nominee is expected to be J. Peter Pham, director of the Africa Center at the Atlantic Council.
Two Africa posts to be filled by Trump administration? Cyril Sartor (far left) from the CIA may be picked to direct Africa at the National Security Council in the White House. J. Peter Pham from the Atlantic Council may be named Assistant Secretary of State for Africa.
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