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Obama Means Business During Africa Tripi
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June 25, 2013 8:36 PM
One of U.S. President Barack Obama’s aims during his second visit to Africa is to show that the U.S. means business. His presidency has lifted U.S. aid levels, but many on the continent have complained that it has not brought higher levels of direct investment from the global superpower. But U.S. trade officials in South Africa say that is changing. With more, here’s VOA’s Anita Powell from Africa’s economic powerhouse, Johannesburg.

Obama Means Business During Africa Trip

Published June 25, 2013

One of U.S. President Barack Obama’s aims during his second visit to Africa is to show that the U.S. means business. His presidency has lifted U.S. aid levels, but many on the continent have complained that it has not brought higher levels of direct investment from the global superpower. But U.S. trade officials in South Africa say that is changing. With more, here’s VOA’s Anita Powell from Africa’s economic powerhouse, Johannesburg.


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