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U.S. Government Launches New Investment Program With the Aim of Providing African Countries an Alternative to China

The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) and the Washington, D.C.-based think tank The Atlantic Council organized a five-hour online conference on Friday to discuss a new, private-sector-led initiative that aims to drive more U.S. investment towards Africa. The “Investing in Africa’s Future” seminar featured many of the U.S. government’s senior-level aid administrators and Africa policymakers. Several African leaders including President Macky Sall from Senegal also spoke.

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