U.S. Signs Trade Agreement with Five East African Countries

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U.S. Signs Trade Agreement with Five East African Countries

In a first-of-its-kind agreement, the United States and five countries from the East African Community trading bloc pledged to lower barriers and improve standards in order to allow African countries to export more products, including food, to U.S. consumers. The U.S.-EAC Cooperation Agreement was signed Thursday by representatives from Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda… Read more »

Former Ethiopian President Calls for Political Reforms

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Dr. Negaso Gidada Solan

The man who served as Ethiopia’s first president after the fall of the Marxist Dergue regime, Dr. Negaso Gidada Solan now bemoans the fact that the high democratic ideals he fought for are now ignored. “You can have a very beautiful constitution,” Dr. Negaso said during a lecture at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED)… Read more »

Training Workshop on Ethics and Professionalism

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In collaboration with World Partnerships, Inc., Africa Talks founder, Salem Solomon, held a 90 minute seminar on Sept. 2 for eight international visitors from Angola, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Sao Tome and Principe for an “Ethics and Professionalism” Program through the Department of Journalism and Media Studies. World Partnerships is a non-for-profit organization whose mission is facilitating… Read more »

A Disease Conduit

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In this video interview, Dr. Mark Walters, a professor at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg at the Department of Journalism and Media Studies, discusses his experiences in Gabon while conducting research through Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1994.