Sub-Saharan Africa

  • In the News

    [The Ebola outbreak] is not just an African problem. This is a global problem because people move, and you never know [if] you can have a spillover into neighboring countries or even to other continents. We need to act fast and we need to act globally with governments, the U.S., and multilateral organizations like the World Health Organization.

    September 12, 2014, Amadou Sy, Tavis Smiley Radio Show
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    I think it’s good to take note that the Africans have realized that a country approach to development is okay, but given the type of market, they are not going to go very far just focusing on their own country’s approach.

    August 27, 2014, Mwangi S. Kimenyi, AFK Insider
  • In the News

    Typically, people only look at Africa through the lenses of either humanitarian, health or security issues. That needs to change.

    August 5, 2014, Amadou Sy, CBS News
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    Even rapidly expanding sectors, from Internet to mining and the service industry, are energy-intensive. So, for every place you turn on the continent, for production, we need power.

    August 5, 2014, Vera Songwe, Washington Post
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    African leaders are not coming with their hats in their hands looking for aid. Nobody expects a big check from the U.S. government. One main focus of this summit is to have business.

    August 5, 2014, Amadou Sy, CNBC
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    If there is even one benefit from this summit, it’s to hopefully show to the American public what is new in Africa, how Africa can be vibrant, and the opportunities and the challenges.

    August 5, 2014, Amadou Sy, CBCNews
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    While some elements in the Republican Party are openly debating the role of the U.S. Export-Import Bank, China is increasing its capacity in this area.

    August 4, 2014, Amadou Sy, African Business Magazine
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    They aren't looking for handouts, but they want U.S. companies to come and get involved. The goal is to say the U.S. has a strategy toward Africa.

    August 3, 2014, Amadou Sy, AFP
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    During the first four years, there was a feeling that Africa was being neglected. The expectations were so high. There's no way they could have been met.

    August 3, 2014, Witney Schneidman, National Journal
  • In the News

    We have 589 million people in the dark. You cannot freeze milk; you cannot store food, even when we have to deliver emergency food. You can't do it, because we don't have enough energy.

    August 3, 2014, Vera Songwe, National Journal

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