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Africare's first CODA Corporate Summit. Photo: MACKME.COM
Africare's first CODA Corporate Summit. Photo: MACKME.COM

Africare Celebrates Power in Africa at its 2014 Creating Opportunities for Development in Africa Summit

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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.

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Africare leadership, past and present, at the Bishop Walker Memorial Dinner. Photo: MACKME.COM
Africare leadership, past and present, at the Bishop Walker Memorial Dinner. Photo: MACKME.COM

Africare Celebrates African-American Leadership at its 2014 Bishop John T. Walker Memorial Dinner

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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.

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Assistant Secretary of African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield [middle] speaks at Africare House.
Assistant Secretary of African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield [middle] speaks at Africare House.

[Video] Assistant Secretary of African Affairs Delivers Speech at Africare about Democracy, Security and Humanitarian Work

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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.

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Liberia: Africare Donates 24 Bikes to Bong

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.

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