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“The continent of greatest opportunity this century”

OPIC President Elizabeth Littlefield speaking at a reception co-hosted by OPIC and the Millennium Challenge Corporation to kick off the Africa Leaders Summit

OPIC President Elizabeth Littlefield spoke Aug. 3 at a reception co-hosted by OPIC and the Millennium Challenge Corporation to kick off the Africa Leaders Summit.

Littlefield described the significant growth Africa has seen over the past decade and outlined the work necessary to build on that momentum and ensure that all Africans benefited.

Other speakers, from left, were Senator Chris Coons, Rep. Marcia Fudge, Millennium Challenge Corporation CEO Dana Hyde, and Rep. Barbara Lee.

“I am convinced,” said Senator Coons in brief remarks, “that Africa is the continent of greatest opportunity this century.”


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