The Africa-America Institute recognizes US-Africa private sector at 2016 Annual Awards Gala

By Isseu Diouf Campbell   During the United Nations General Assembly, the Africa-America Institute celebrated and recognized the extraordinary dedication and pioneering achievements of US and African leaders at the AAI 2016 Annual Awards Gala. The 2016 Honorees were Aliko … Read More

Africa-America Institute to honor Aliko Dangote, President and Chief Executive, Dangote Group

During the opening week of the United Nations General Assembly, The Africa-America Institute will celebrate and recognize the dedication and achievements of Aliko Dangote, President and Chief Executive, Dangote Group, Stephen Hayes, CEO of the Corporate Council on Africa and … Read More

Dangote and top Nigerian business leaders pledge US$24m towards meeting MDGs

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Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Top Nigerian business leaders, led by Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote, pledged on Thursday a total of US$24 million to save one million lives under a multi-sectoral coalition aimed at collectively improving health outcomes. Dangote, on behalf of … Read More

Dangote Industries to get US$ 9 billion equity, loan from Nigerian, South African banks

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Aliko Dangote, president of Dangote Group By PANA Abuja, Nigeria – Nigeria’s leading conglomerate, Dangote Industries Ltd., on Wednesday signed a loan agreement with a consortium of Nigerian and South African banks to raise a total of US$ 3.3 billion … Read More