Obama Hosts African Leaders Summit

Obama Hosts African Leaders Summit
(Washington, DC) -- Leaders from nearly 50 African nations are in Washington, DC today, where President Obama will host a three-day summit. Tom Hart, the U.S. Executive Director of the ONE campaign, says the summit will include discussions about building the economies of African countries.
The event is expected to highlight deals worth billions of dollars. The opening of the conference coincides with the release of a new poll showing Africans are most concerned about jobs. The poll conducted by the anti-poverty ONE campaign also finds education and security high on the list of Africans' concerns.
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Tom Hart, the U.S. Executive Director of the ONE campaign, calls the summit an exciting moment for the world.
Hart says ONE campaign polled African nations about their view of the U.S.
Hart says the summit will focus on agriculture in Africa.
Hart says pop music stars from across Africa are involved in the project, which was co-founded by U2's Bono.
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