Atlantais in the flight plan forKenya Airways, a SkyTeam partner ofDelta Air Lines Inc.which could eventually fulfill the latter’s decade-old effort to link its hometown andNairobi, Kenya’s capital.
Kenyan Ambassador to the U.S.Robinson Njeru GithaetoldGlobal Atlantathat his country’s the flag carrier is eyeing links withWashington, then Atlanta, following the opening of a nonstop route to New York’sJohn F. Kennedy International Airportlast October.
ChinapresidentXi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative, which has spread throughoutthe world including the African continent challenging theU.S.’s economic dominance, is proof enough of China’s ambitions.
But last week even inAtlantathere were intimations that a more dynamic role for the U.S. would be welcome in Africa if it upped its commitment.
The Nigerian Missions in the U.S. say promoting and protecting Nigerians’ legitimate interests and that of Nigeria remains the missions’ priority.
The missions gave the assurance in New York during a collaborative meeting between the Consul-General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha and the new Nigerian Consul-General in Atlanta, Mrs Aishatu Musa.
The Ethiopian Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical scientists Association in the Diaspora (EPPAD) was formally inaugurated at a symposium held on 16 February 2019 at Ethiopian Embassy in Washington DC.
The symposium provided a unique and valuable opportunity for the professionals to learn from each other and exchange ideas of significance importance.
In his opening remarks, Erimas Tilahun, President of EPPAD said that the association aims at bringing pharmaceutical and other related professionals together and serve as a platform for policy dialogue, knowledge exchange, promotion of business and access to safe and quality medicines in the US and Ethiopia. Biniyam Eshetu, Head of the Diaspora Affairs Division at the Embassy, also spoke at the occasion.