A Fond Farewell to the Clinton Global Initiative, which Pioneered a new Model of Philanthropy

After 11 years, the final annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) wrapped last week in New York. An entity that helped carve a new form of philanthropy will shut down. But will other

Africa: Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield to Travel to Swaziland and Botswana

Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield to Travel to Swaziland and Botswana


Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
September 26, 2016


Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield will travel to Swaziland and Botswana

Transforming agriculture to address climate change and other global challenges

Photo: ©FAO/Roberto Grossman

Farmers harvesting rice fields, Laos.

26 September 2016, Rome - The agricultural sector must transform itself not only to achieve food and nutrition security for all, but also to help address global challenges such as …

G.O.A.L. Football Tournament to Kick Off in Guangzhou

MoneyGram brings customers and fans closer to their football passion

GUANGZHOU, China, Sept. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — MoneyGram G.O.A.L., a new five-a-side football tournament, is launching in Guangzhou, China. MoneyGram Guangzhou Open African League (G.O.A.L.) …

African Banker Readies for Next Stage of His Career with the Help of CEIBS

ACCRA, Ghana, Sept. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — As Chief Financial Officer of FBN Bank Ghana, Semiu Lamidi has a lot on his shoulders. It is his job to enforce the regulations that keep the bank …

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