Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was awarded the Women Business Collaborative’s Trailblazer in Gender Equity and Diversity award at an event in Washington in January, in recognition of her efforts for women, the global economy and the environment.
Herman Jay “Hank” Cohen, 91, looks back at a long diplomatic career focused on US-Africa relations.
A dynamic and vibrant traveling exhibition now on at the Phillips Collection showcases the work of fifty extraordinary African and African American artists during an era of incredible social and political change.
As the African Union’s envoy to the US, Hilda Suka-Mafudze of Zimbabwe speaks for more people than any other ambassador in Washington.
The Washington Diplomat speaks to Esme Jynet Chombo, Malawi’s ambassador to the US and a champion of women’s rights in Africa.
The new local capacity development policy of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) will very likely set the tone for how its partners and other development institutions begin to re-imagine local capacity building. At both national and subnational levels, one actor will be crucial to the success of these efforts: the government.
One month ahead of a crucial summit between Europe and Africa set for Feb. 17-18 in Brussels, several key Washington-based diplomats are warning that the security crisis in Africa’s impoverished Sahel region could soon spin out of control without urgent outside intervention.