President Muhammadu Buhari has been excluded from upcoming US-Africa Business Summit Scheduled for June 18 to 21, 2019, at Maputo, the capital city of Mozambique.
According to sources, 12 African Presidents are expected to grace the event which will be held at the Joaquim Chissano International Conference Centre by Corporate Council on Africa in partnership with the government of Mozambique.
The summit, with its theme “Advancing a Resilient and Sustainable Partnership,” is expected to bring together more than 1,000 American and African private sector executives, international investors, senior government officials, and multilateral stakeholders.
Twelve African heads of state will speak at the summit taking.
Some of the speakers include President of Mozambique, Filipe Nyusi, King Mswati III of the Kingdom of Eswatini, President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, President of Namibia, Hage Geingob, President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta and, President of Guinea-Bissau, José Mário Vaz.
Others are President of Malawi, Peter Mutharika, President of Zambia, Edgar Lungu, President of Botswana, Mokgweetsi Masisi, President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, President of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, and, Prime Minister of Uganda, Ruhakana Rugunda.
Key US government officials from key American agencies including the Department of Commerce, OPIC, Department of State, MCC, USAID, USTDA, EX-IM, are also expected at the summit.