UK's Boris Johnson Woos African Leaders at Investment Summit

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants Britain to be the "investment partner of choice" for Africa. He was speaking at the first UK-Africa Investment Summit, which is being held in London. The 16 leaders from 21 African countries in attendance include Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo. The summit comes less than two weeks before the UK is due to formally leave the European Union.

The UK's International Development Secretary Alok Sharma, right, listens as President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo addresses the audience during a panel discussion at the UK-Africa Investment Summit in London, 20 January 2020. Also pictured left to right are Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President of the Africa Development Bank; His Excellency Mohammed Ould Cheikh El Ghazouani, President of Mauritania; and His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya.

Family photo of leaders, country representative and key speakers at the UK-Africa Investment Summit in London on January 20, 2020.

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaking at the opening of the UK-Africa Investment Summit, in London, 20 January 2020.

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