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Latest update : 2014-08-29

US-Africa summit: Obama unveils $33 billion US investment plan for Africa

Over the past decade, sub-Saharan African countries have seen a staggering level of growth. So perhaps it’s no surprise that the US has been holding an unprecedented summit, hosting leaders from some 50 African countries. President Obama has unveiled a raft of US investments in the continent to the tune of $33 billion. So has the summit had the desired effect, and is all this a desperate game of catch-up by the US, losing ground and influence to China on the continent?

By Tom BURGES WATSON

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Prince Randy KOUSSOU ALAM-SOGAN

Chairman & President, Black Lion Rising Investments Ltd

Estelle GBENOU

Consultant in Sustainable development, Permanent mission of Central African Republic to the United Nations

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2015-04-21 Holocaust

Judging the Past: Auschwitz 'bookkeeper' goes on trial in Germany (part 1)

He's called the "accountant of Auschwitz." 93-year-old Oskar Groening is standing trial in the German town of Luneburg, charged with complicity in the murder of 300,000 Holocaust...

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2015-04-20 immigration

Migrant deaths: What is Europe going to do? (part 1)

The route from North Africa to Italy and Malta has become the world's deadliest. Officials estimate that 700 migrants may have drowned off the coast of Libya when their boat sank...

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2015-04-20 Europe

Migrant deaths: Has Europe lost its compassion? (part 2)

The route from North Africa to Italy and Malta has become the world's deadliest. Officials estimate that 700 migrants may have drowned off the coast of Libya when their boat sank...

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2015-04-16 Barack Obama

Big Bad Google: Europe takes on US internet giant (part 2)

Europe's throwing the book at Google. The Commission accuses the Internet giant of squeezing the competition and is serving Google with a charge sheet which includes directing...

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2015-04-16 Google

Big Bad Google: Europe takes on US internet giant (part 1)

Europe's throwing the book at Google. The Commission accuses the Internet giant of squeezing the competition and is serving Google with a charge sheet which includes directing...

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