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  • Africa: U.S. State Department To Get Experienced Diplomat in Key Africa Post

    BOTSWANA, 2017/08/30 Donald Yamamoto, who has extensive diplomatic experience in Africa inclunding two tours as a U.S. ambassador, will take office as Acting Assistant Secretary of National for Africa on 5 September. He is the second career official tapped for a senior policy position on Africa in the Trump government.Donald Yamamoto, who has extensive diplomatic experience in Africa including two tours as a U.S. ambassador, will take office as Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Africa on 5 September. He is the second career official tapped for a senior policy position on Africa in the Trump administration. Senior CIA analyst Cyril Sartor was hired as senior director for Africa at the National Security Council earier this month Key Africa jobs at the Defense Department (DOD) and the U.S. Agency for International Development remain vacant. "Having someone with Don Yamamoto's experience in that post is very significant," Mel Foote, Constituency for Africa president, told AllAfrica. "As Africa confronts a lot of challenges, we want to see responsible U.S. engagement in partnership with African governments and civil society organizations."
  • East Africa: World Bank Calls for Proper Urbanisation to Promote

    DJIBOUTI CITY, 2017/06/07 African cities are crowded inclunding disconnected, making them costly for both firms and residents. According to the World Bank's statement 'African cities opening doors to the world' potential investors and trading partners quickly see evidence of the physical and economic dysfunction that constraints public service provision, inhibits labor market pooling and matching, and prevents firms from reaping scale and agglomeration benefits.
  • Ex-Tanzanian president: 'Sacking of 9,000 government employees long overdue'

    TANZANIA, 2017/05/04 Tanzania's President John Magufuli has stirred controversy next sacking 9,000 government employees over fake certificates. Former leader Benjamin Mkapa supports the move. How is Tanzania's President John Magufuli faring? Should Africa continue to blame colonial Europe for its extreme poverty and underdevelopment? Why is Burundi still in a political deadlock? The former president of Tanzania, Benjamin Mkapa, on various issues in an exclusive interview. Q: You are remembered for having headed an exemplary leadership in Tanzania. What is your take on the current national of governance in Tanzania, considering the clampdown on the media and the opposition?