Elizabeth Littlefield

Type: Person
Name: Elizabeth Littlefield
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Obama pushes for further investment in Angola

Tuesday, 26 August 2014 07:07An initiative has been rolled out across Africa to increase access to electricity. (Image source: jbdodane) The Obama administration is pushing to boost U.S. investment in Angola as it moves forward with a continent-wide initiative ... [Published African Review - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

The trade Uganda can do with US

When US President Barrack Obama addressed the US-Africa Leaders’ Summit in Washington, DC on August 5, 2014, outlining his dream for trade and investment in Africa, he made sure that key leaders in his administration were in his hearing.US Trade Representative ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

AfDB, OPIC team up for Africa's largest wind power project

Donald Kaberuka, president of the African Development Bank and Elizabeth Littlefield, president and CEO of the U.S. Overseas Private Investment Corp. Photo by: AfDBAfrica’s largest wind power project is a go.African Development Bank  President Donald ... [Published Devex - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

President Mutharika Urges Malawians in Diaspora to Invest in Malawi

By Frank NkondetseniWashington DC — President Arthur Peter Mutharika has asked Malawians in the diaspora to invest in Malawi as government is doing everything possible to ensure a conducive business environment for every investor.The President was speaking ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Mutharika promises dual citizenship: Addresses Malawians in US

President Peter Mutharika has assured Malawians in Diaspora that their request to be allowed to hold dual citizenship would be looked into so that the National Assembly that can debate and agree on such laws.The President was speaking on Thursday when ... [Published Nyasa Times - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

OPIC approves $50 million for Azura-Edo power plant

The Azura-Edo power project will receive a $50 million cash injection from the Overseas Private Investment Corporation to support the construction and operation of the 459MW open cycle gas turbine power station. The first phase of construction will begin ... [Published ESI Africa - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Africa: Obama's Address to U.S.-Africa Business Forum

Photo: White House/Chuck KennedyPresident Obama during town hall meeting with Young African Leaders. Washington, DC — REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT THE U.S.-AFRICA BUSINESS FORUMTHE PRESIDENT: Thank you so much. Thank you. Please be seated. Well, good afternoon, ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 2 reports

Africa: Remarks at the U.S.-Africa Clean Energy Finance Initiative Signing Ceremony

Thank you for being with us. All of us in this room understand that the challenges we face today increasingly present a sort of blurred line between economic policy and foreign policy. I’ve said frequently foreign policy is economic policy, and economic ... [Published Ein News - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Sweden joins Power Africa with $1 billion commitment

The government of Sweden has accepted an invitation from U.S. President Barack Obama to join Power Africa, an initiative to double access to energy in sub-Saharan Africa. Sweden will commit an additional $1 billion to complement the U.S. government’s ... [Published Devex - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Obama ticket is all the rave for African leaders, and forget China for a while

THERE was something telling in the way some African heads of state scrambled to put their houses in orderahead of the US-Africa Leader’s Summit which gets underway today.In Uganda, a constitutionalcourt overturned a much-criticised “anti-gays” law that ... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Africa: an investment opportunity [Commentary]

When President Barack Obama convenes nearly 50 African leaders in Washington next week for the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, the grand scale of the event could fill television screens for days. The real action, however, will be the behind-the-scenes, headlong ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jun 04 2014 - Updated Jun 05 2014 - 5 reports

OPIC President Presents Framework for Energy Progress in Power Africa

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Elizabeth Littlefield, President and CEO of OPIC, presented a set of guidelines aimed at increasing private sector investment in the power sector in developing countries. ... [Published EON Business - Jun 04 2014]

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"You have more Africans getting educated in the US now and coming home rather than staying in the U S ," Littlefield said, "an incredible number of super-dynamic young people equipped with hard, real-world skills educated abroad, coming back to try their hand at making money on the continent."

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Obama pushes for further investment in Angola [Published African Review - Aug 26 2014]
Africa Update - August 14, 2014 [Published Lexology - Aug 19 2014]
The trade Uganda can do with US [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 17 2014]
AfDB, OPIC team up for Africa's largest wind po... [Published Devex - Aug 11 2014]
President Mutharika Urges Malawians in Diaspora... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 11 2014]
Mutharika promises dual citizenship: Addresses ... [Published Nyasa Times - Aug 09 2014]
OPIC approves $50 million for Azura-Edo power p... [Published ESI Africa - Aug 08 2014]
OPIC to invest up to $50 mln in Nigerian power ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 06 2014]
Africa: Obama's Address to U.S.-Africa Business... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 06 2014]
Africa: Remarks at the U.S.-Africa Clean Energy... [Published Ein News - Aug 05 2014]
Africa: Remarks at the U.S.-Africa Clean Energy... [Published Africa - Aug 05 2014]
Sweden joins Power Africa with $1 billion commi... [Published Devex - Aug 04 2014]
Obama ticket is all the rave for African leader... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Aug 04 2014]
Africa: an investment opportunity [Commentary] [Published Baltimore Sun - Jul 31 2014]
Barack Obama To Take Part In Clinton Global Ini... [Published Look to the Stars - Jul 28 2014]
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Citigroup, Overseas Private... [Published MicroCapital - Jul 09 2014]
Citi, OPIC and ACBA Credit Agricole Bank Suppor... [Published theCSRfeed - Jun 24 2014]
OPIC President Presents Framework for Energy Pr... [Published EON Business - Jun 04 2014]
OPIC President Presents Framework for Energy Pr... [Published EON Energy - Jun 04 2014]
OPIC President Presents Framework for Energy Pr... [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - Jun 04 2014]
OPIC President Presents Framework for Energy Pr... [Published Business Wire Public Policy/Government News - Jun 04 2014]
OPIC President Presents Framework for Energy Pr... [Published Business Wire Energy News - Jun 04 2014]
OPIC names new VP for investment funds [Published PE Hub Blog - May 15 2014]
Africa: Remarks While Touring a GE Facility in ... [Published Africa - May 04 2014]
Kerry - U.S. Ready to Help Increase Ties... [Published AllAfrica.com - May 03 2014]
Dow, Credit Suisse and Overseas Private Investm... [Published theCSRfeed - Apr 04 2014]
PYXERA Global Hosts the Public Private Partners... [Published theCSRfeed - Mar 27 2014]
Joint Ventures Could Boost Exports... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 06 2014]
Energy a Major Business Opportunity... [Published AllAfrica.com - Feb 28 2014]
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OPIC to invest up to $50 mln in Nigerian power ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 06 2014]
The Overseas Private Investment Corporation has approved up to $50 million in direct financing to support construction of the Azura-Edo power plant near Benin City in Edo State, Nigeria. American Capital Energy & Infrastructure has committed to ...
Africa: Remarks at the U.S.-Africa Clean Energy... [Published Africa - Aug 05 2014]
div id="doctitle"> Remarks at the U.S.-Africa Clean Energy Finance Initiative Signing Ceremony RemarksJohn KerrySecretary of StateMandarin Oriental HotelWashington, DCAugust 5, 2014 div id="centerblock"> Thank you for being with us. All of us ...
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Citigroup, Overseas Private... [Published MicroCapital - Jul 09 2014]
Citigroup, a financial services corporation based in the US city of New York, and Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), a government-backed development finance institution based in Washington DC, recently announced that they will partner to ...
Citi, OPIC and ACBA Credit Agricole Bank Suppor... [Published theCSRfeed - Jun 24 2014]
SOURCE: Citi DESCRIPTION: New York, NY, June 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Citi and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (“OPIC”) today announced a $10 million lending facility, using their existing framework partnership, to support the growth of ...
OPIC President Presents Framework for Energy Pr... [Published EON Business - Jun 04 2014]
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Elizabeth Littlefield, President and CEO of OPIC, presented a set of guidelines aimed at increasing private sector investment in the power sector in developing countries. ...
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