THE AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS (ANC) AT 100
Ebrahim Rasool, Amb. of South Africa to the US, on the history and successes of the ANC, which turned 100 on January 8
The Ambassador of Mauritius to the US in an African World Exclusive Interview
Since gaining independence in 1968, Mauritius has made impressive strides on the economic and political fronts. The country has seen its per capita GDP rise from a mere $400 to more than $4000 in just 40 years. With several peaceful transitions of powers, Mauritius has also set an example in Africa for political tolerance and respect for democratic principles.
In this exclusive interview with The African World, Somduth Soborun, Mauritius’ Ambassador to the US, discusses his island nation’s strong economic performance and great tradition of political stability. He also explains why Mauritius is a welcoming destination for business and pleasure.
Africa Day 2011
On May 25, 2011, the African Diplomatic Corps in the United States organized and led Africa Day ceremonies in Washington, DC to mark the fouding of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), the predecessor to the African Union.
In this video, we look at celebrations held at the historic Willard Hotel in Washington, DC, where Obiegali Ezekwesili, Vice President of the World Bank for the Africa Region, delivered a keynote address that highlghted the series of political and economic reforms undertaken by African countries in recent years and how those reforms have helped spurred economic growth across the Contnent.
The Ambassador of South Afirca on Africa’s Economic Boom
In this exclusive, Ebrahim Rasool explains why investing in Africa can be a win-win proposition for Africa and investors.[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/29224586[/vimeo]