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Ivanka Trump in Ethiopia in first leg tour to Africa

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (April 15, 2019) Daughter and senior advisor to U.S. President Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump is in Ethiopia on Monday as part of her tour in Africa to promote her father’s Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative. The four-day Africa trip also includes Ivory Coast and promotes U.S. plan to help 50 million women in Africa ...

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U.S. sends clear message to African looters: Guinean former minister gets 7 years

ESAT News (August 28, 2017) A former Guinean mining minister was sentenced to 7 years in jail for laundering 8.5 million dollars, money that he took as bribes from a Chinese mineral company. Mahmoud Thiam was convicted in May of taking illegal payments to help China International Fund Ltd. win exclusive rights to mine Guinea’s iron, gold, diamonds and bauxite ...

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