A Brief Guide to This Week's U.S.-Africa Summit (via The Wall Street Journal)
"President Barack Obama has invited the leaders of nearly 50 African nations for the first ever U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. on Monday through Wednesday."
The African leaders who haven't been invited to D.C. - and the surprising ones who were (via The Washington Post)
"It is an exceptional event, even measured by Washington's standards. This week, more than 50 African leaders will unite in the U.S. capital to discuss delicate issues such as gay rights, the Ebola outbreak and terrorism."
Obama Wins $14 Billion in Pledges for Africa Investments (via Business Week)
"President Barack Obama plans to announce today $14 billion in commitments from U.S. companies for investments in Africa, a centerpiece of his goal of strengthening commercial ties to the continent."
Angola Economic Update (via International Monetary Fund)
"After being hit hard by the global financial crisis, Angola's economy is now gathering momentum, with robust GDP growth supported by strong fiscal and external balances, a stable exchange rate and moderate inflation."