Millions from US to aid food security in Africa

United States (US) Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced a US$533 million aid package to fight famine and food insecurity in Africa. Tillerson also elevated trade and investment, citing the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa) as a key priority area during his recent trip to Africa. Also read:┬áZambia gears…

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US anger after East African ban on import of used clothes

Efforts by East African economies to ban the import of used clothes to stimulate local textile industries, have provoked a backlash from the United States. The New York Times reports the Office of the United States Trade Representative threatened to expel four of the six East African countries included in…

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