Tag: US

Morocco, US discuss closer trade ties

July 2, 2024

An official Moroccan trade delegation held talks in Washington with top officials at the he U.S. Department of Commerce on building on their existing Free ... Read More

Sudan: US, UN warn of risk of historic famine, call on both warring sides to stop blocking aid

June 18, 2024

The United Nations and the United States have warned of the risk of famine in Sudan, as both pressed the warring sides to end obstruction ... Read More

US speeds up troop withdrawal from Niger

June 16, 2024

The US is withdrawing its troops from Niger ahead of schedule with only 300 soldiers left in the uranium and oil rich Sahel country. Niger ... Read More

UN Security Council, US warn of imminent ‘large-scale massacre’, ethnic cleansing in Sudan’s North Darfur

May 2, 2024

A senior US official has warned of an impending "large-scale massacre" in Sudan’s North Darfur region, echoing an earlier “deep concern” expressed by the UN ... Read More

After Niger, US to also pull out troops from Chad amid shifting alliances, growing Russian footprint

May 1, 2024

Dozens of American military personnel will likely leave Chad in the coming days, at least temporarily, which comes days after Washington agreed to pull out ... Read More

US Sahel strategy in disarray as Niger ends military cooperation

March 19, 2024

The US counter-terrorism strategy in the Sahel is facing a tough test after Niger’s military rulers asked the US troops to leave the country, revoking ... Read More

Beijing to revive Tazara railway as EU, US seek to challenge China’s dominance in key African trade corridor

November 16, 2023

China is reportedly on track to control the ailing African Tazara railway connecting Tanzania and Zambia, originally funded by Mao Zedong’s government in the 1970s, ... Read More

US to remove Gabon, Niger, Uganda and CAR from AGOA trade program

October 31, 2023

US President Joe Biden announced on Monday (30 October) his intention to end the participation of Gabon, Niger, Uganda, and the Central African Republic (CAR) ... Read More

US pledges to support Egypt to host Sudanese refugees

May 3, 2023

The United States is ready to provide the necessary support for Egypt, U.S top diplomat Antony Blinken said Tuesday as the North African country continues ... Read More

EU, US growing investment in Africa challenges China’s Belt and Road offensive

April 1, 2023

China's Belt and Road investment in sub-Saharan Africa fell to a new low in 2023, which demonstrates that increased EU and US spending could reduce ... Read More