Authors-Compilers/Editorial Team: Frederick Nnoma-Addison, Beryl Nnoma-Addison, Ambassador (ret.) Pamela E. Bridgewater
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Africa Society of the National Summit on Africa with title sponsor The American Chamber of Commerce (Ghana) and Friends of The Africa Society Pakwo-Shum and Chris Edusei will host the Africa Book Launch of United States and Africa: The Obama Presidency, on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at the Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra, Ghana at 6:00 p.m.
Honorable Alan Kyerematen, Minister of Trade and Industry to the Republic of Ghana will deliver the keynote launch remarks. Other speakers include Former U.S. Ambassador to Ghana and The Africa Society Board Chair and CEO Ambassador Pamela E. Bridgewater, Mr. Joe Mensah, President of the American Chamber of Commerce (Ghana) and United States Charge d’affaires, a.i. Ms. Melinda Tabler-Stone.
The volume United States and Africa: The Obama Presidency, launched in Washington, D.C. in 2017 and published in partnership with AMIP News, is a valuable resource and chronicle of the historic Obama Administration’s engagement in Africa.
The Africa Society, based in Washington, D.C. is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization. The Africa Society and Ghana have a long and warm relationship including the production in 2005 of the documentary film Ghana: The Presidential Tour with Discovery Television. This Emmy-nominated series highlighted African countries through an in-depth informational, touristic journey. The Ghana documentary program featured then-president John Agyekum Kufuor.
Pamela Bridgewater was the United States Ambassador when Delta Airlines included Ghana: The Presidential Tour as an in-flight film option on its New York-Accra route.