Why does the House Foreign Affairs Africa Subcommittee keep leaving the Carter Center off their election hearings?

The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations is holding a hearing Wednesday morning, March 18, on U.S. Election Support in Africa. Good.  Unfortunately, as was that much…

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Africa Trade News: Bills to amend the AGOA to extend the “third country fabric” benefit introduced in Congress

Representative Camp (R-MI) and Senator Baucus (D-MT) have introduced bills in the House and Senate respectively to provide for this extension under the African Growth and Opportunity Act of great interest in East Africa.  With strong bipartisan support in Congress…

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Plenty of Reason to be Concerned About Uganda Election

The front page of Monday's Daily Monitor:  "Museveni will rig, opposition tell US officials": Three opposition presidential candidates on Friday told two US secretaries that they strongly believe that the February 18 general elections will not be held in a…

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