Archive for January, 2013

  • Word from the President

    Amini Kajunju, President and CEO of The America-America Institute, welcomes readers to the inaugural issue of THE AAI CONNECTION e-newsletter and shares the latest news on the launch of AAI’s 60th Anniversary campaign.

    January 29, 2013
  • Little Known AAI History Fact

    This month’s “Little Known AAI History Fact” blog recounts the humble beginnings of what is today The Africa-America Institute.

    January 29, 2013
  • From the Archives

    Read the From the Archives blog, highlighting a news brief on 1956 elections in the former Gold Coast (now Ghana. In celebration of AAI’s 60th anniversary, this monthly blog will feature verbatim historical documents from AAI’s files and articles from Africa Report, a monthly publication chronicling the continent’s dramatic political and economic developments.

    January 29, 2013
  • Secretary of State Nominee John Kerry Calls for Greater Investment in Africa

    Confirmation hearings on the nomination of Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) for U.S. Secretary of State opened on January 24, where the nominee called for greater investment in Africa. Amini Kajunju, AAI President and CEO, presents her perspective on the hearing and encouraged a likely Kerry-led State Department to invest in Africa’s human resources.

    January 25, 2013