Obama's Africa Summit, the largest event ever held by a US President with African heads of state: Q&A with Pritzker and Bloomberg

Penny Pritzker, US Secretary of Commerce

In the first week of August, U.S. President Barack Obama will convene the inaugural U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington D.C., an unprecedented gathering of African business and political leaders and heads of state.

Considered something of a gamble by some, the summit is intended to foster stronger ties between the U.S. and Africa and to highlight to U.S. businesses the opportunities Africa presents for investment.

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