President Obama Visits Kenya, What Does It Mean For Africa?
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President Obama Visits Kenya This Week for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit Prof. Andrew Lubin Shares An Open Letter to The President of the United States Dear Mr. President: As you prepare for your trip to Kenya and Ethiopia, it’s a good moment to ask if you want to leave an African legacy. It’s not as if you’ve ignored Africa; you took office in the midst of the worst economic collapse since 1929 while Iraq and Afghanistan simultaneously demanded your full … Read More

Obama Pledges Increased Trade with Africa
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This week United States President, Barrack Obama addressed 500 youth in Washington D.C. at the Young African Leaders Initiative Network (YALI Network). According to Kenya’s The Standard, the President pledged to renegotiate the Africa Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA) to increase trade between Africa and the US. Obama said, “We are strongly committed to ensuring AGOA is reopened when it expires in September 2015.” (Read more at: The Standard Digital News) I applaud the attention that the US President is giving trade with Africa. More … Read More