White House Choice Named for Top Member of Africa Policy Team

A career diplomat who was U.S. ambassador to Guinea and Ethiopia has been chosen for the top Africa policy post in the State Department. Although no White House announcement has been made, the selection of Tibor Nagy to be Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs has been approved by the President and the new U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, according to several sources.

President Trump with Africa leaders invited to the G20 summit in 2017 - (from left) Presidents Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya and Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger, African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina. Nigeria’s then-acting President Yemi Osinbajo, and then-Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn,

Ambassador Tibor P. Nagy, Jr.

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