www.allafrica.com — Prepared remarks by Jay Ireland, president and CEO of GE Africa, at the inaugural Africare ‘Creating Opportunities for Development in Africa (CODA) Summit’ at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, DC.
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Africare Celebrates Power in Africa at its 2014 Creating Opportunities for Development in Africa Summit
WASHINGTON (April 14, 2014) — Africare, the oldest and largest African-American led non-profit committed to advancing development in Africa, hosted more than 200 global leaders in business and government on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at its inaugural Creating Opportunities for Development in Africa (CODA) Summit at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, DC. The event honored General Electric (GE) and Nigerian business magnate Aliko Dangote with awards for their work in powering the African continent.
“Partnership and leverage is the model for supporting the transformation of Africa,” says Donald Kaberuka
www.allafrica.com — The African Development Bank (AfDB) and Africare signed a 5-year Memorandum of Understanding in Washington, D.C. on 12 April.
www.avrdc.org — Eastern and Southern Africa’s peri-urban horticulture initiative (VINESA) continues to gather momentum. Two rounds of Training of Trainers took place in February 2014, with Value Chain Thinking consultant Benjamin Dent taking nearly 40 people through the three-day course in Malawi and Mozambique.
WASHINGTON (April 7, 2014) — Africare, the oldest and largest African-American led non-profit committed to advancing development in Africa, hosted more than 500 global leaders in business, government and philanthropy on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at its annual Bishop John T. Walker Memorial Dinner and fundraiser at the Hilton Washington Hotel in Washington, D.C. The event honored Africare’s pioneering Co-Founders C. Payne Lucas and Dr. Joseph C. Kennedy with Lifetime Achievement Awards for the tremendous contributions they have each made to Africare over more than four decades.
[Video] Assistant Secretary of African Affairs Delivers Speech at Africare about Democracy, Security and Humanitarian Work
WASHINGTON (March 20, 2014) — On Wednesday March 19, Africare and its International Board of Counselors hosted Assistant Secretary of African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield at its Washington, D.C. headquarters. In the presence of more than 83 guests, Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield delivered insight into the U.S. government’s vision for its partnership with Africa.
www.allafrica.com — Africare/Liberia has presented twenty-four Yamaha motorbikes to the Bong County Health Team. At the presentation of the motorbikes last weekend, the head of the Africare-Medical Teams International consortium told our Bong County correspondent that the donation was in line with the agreement signed with the County Health Team, with support from USAID and the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare.