U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit
The U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit is underway in Washington and is bringing together African heads of state, senior U.S. government officials, and representatives from the private sector and civil society. Participants will discuss a wide range of topics including security, economic, and social issues affecting the continent. The summit takes place against a backdrop of concern in recent years about growing Chinese and Russian influence on the continent.
Stream the summit and find recaps and highlights here:
"U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit" - U.S. State Department
Click around USIP's website here to find excellent analysis of the themes being discussed at the summit.
"U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit" - USIP
Here's some general information on the summit:
"The U.S. welcomes leaders from Africa, where China and Russia Are Making Inroads" - NPR