From March 25 to April 2, US Vice President Kamala Harris will visit Accra, Ghana; Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; and Lusaka, Zambia.
Douglas Emhoff, her spouse, will go with her.
The trip will build on the recently concluded U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, which President Biden held in Washington, D.C., in December 2022.
The trip will progress our joint efforts on security and economic prosperity and strengthen American partnerships across Africa.
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Throughout the trip, in partnership with African governments and the private sector, Mrs Harris will advance efforts to expand access to the digital economy, support climate adaptation and resilience, and strengthen business ties and investment, including through innovation, entrepreneurship, and the economic empowerment of women.
Presidents Samia Hassan of Tanzania, President Hakainde Hichilema of Zambia, and President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana will all meet with the Vice President.
In addition to other topics, they will talk about regional and global priorities, such as our common commitment to democracy, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, food security, and the results of Russia’s unprovoked conflict in Ukraine.
The vice president will fortify interpersonal ties and interact with civic society, including young people in leadership positions, business people, entrepreneurs, and people of African descent.