U.S.-Africa Trade Program Must Be More Than ‘Symbolic,’ U.S. Trade Chief Says

U.S.-Africa Trade Program Must Be More Than ‘Symbolic,’ U.S. Trade Chief Says

By Joe Bavier | November 4, 2023 JOHANNESBURG, Nov 4 (Reuters) – The United States is looking for a “more useful and effective” trade program with Africa, U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai said on Saturday, as talks are underway to update a two decade-old duty free initiative. The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), which grants […]

Toll in DR Congo Train Accident Rises to 75 Dead

Toll in DR Congo Train Accident Rises to 75 Dead

By VOA News KINSHASA, DR CONGO — The death toll in a train crash in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo has been revised upward to 75, with 125 injured, rail officials and the communications ministry said Sunday. Officials on Saturday gave a toll of 60 men, women and children killed and 52 injured in the […]