#AfricaBizSummit - Big U.S. Push for Investment 'Prosper Africa'

African heads-of-state or government and more than 1,000 business leaders are in Maputo until June 21, 2019, attending the U.S.-Africa Business Summit, hosted by the Mozambican government and the Corporate Council on Africa. The Trump administration is launching 'Prosper Africa' - a big push to counter China's large economic influence on the continent. Deputy Commerce Secretary Karen Dunn Kelley told the Summit the Trump administration seeks "to substantially increase two-way trade and investment between the United States and Africa."

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa, left, greets King Mswati III of eSwatini, while Mozambican and Namibian Presidents Filipe Nyusi and Hage Geingob, third and fourth from left, look on at the 12th edition of the US-Africa Business Summit in Mozambique.

Deputy Secretary of the United States Department of Commerce Karen Dunn Kelley announces the new U.S. initiative Prosper Africa.


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