Senate, House Taking Steps To Codify Obama’s Power Africa Initiative
U.S. Global Leadership Coalition: Turning on the Lights to Energize U.S. Leadership in Africa
Ashley Chang, deputy policy director at USGLC, writes, “…The Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved the ‘Energize Africa Act’ this week and, like the ‘Electrify Africa Act’ that passed the House in May, it would codify and expand the administration’s Power Africa initiative. Taken together, these bills could transform America engagement on a continent that is home to seven of the 10 fastest growing economies…” (6/27).