At an annual conference on Africa on Monday, participants argued for a new U.S. approach to the continent, focused on trade and investment rather than aid, in recognition of the opportunities the continent presents.

U.S. Must Shift Focus on Africa to Economic Opportunities

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On Monday, U.S. Sen. Chris Coons, chairman of the Foreign Relations Subcommittee on African Affairs, sponsored the second annual “Opportunity: Africa” conference at Delaware State University.  

The senator’s remarks emphasized the need for the U.S. to recognize the metamorphosis of the continent. ...

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