U.S.-Africa Summit Aims to Boost Business Ties

With an eye on Chinese influence spreading across the continent, President Obama calls African leaders to the White House for a historic gathering.

US President Barack Obama speaks during a town hall meeting at the Summit of the Washington Fellowship for the Young African Leaders Initiative(YALI) in Washington, DC on July 28, 2014. The YALI Summit serves as the lead-up event to next weeks inaugural U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, the largest gathering any U.S. President has held with African heads of state and government, which will strengthen ties between the United States and one of the worlds most dynamic and fastest growing regions.
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