Obama pledges $7 billion for power in Africa

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CRASSUS

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Jun 30, 2013
 
Funds from the initiative, dubbed Power Africa, will be distributed over the next five years.

"More than two-thirds of the population of sub-Saharan Africa is without electricity, and more than 85% of those living in rural areas lack access," the White House said in a statement.

Sub-Saharan Africa will need more than $300 billion to achieve universal electricity
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And still, 16,000,000 American children go to bed hungry every night. Apparently Obama does not like American kids as much as African power companies.

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We should have used that money to pay OUR debts instead..... Shame on Obama
CRASSUS

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Jun 30, 2013
 
What do these Africans need lights for? They don't seem to have a problem hacking each other up in the dark.
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To avoid you id-i-ots....
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Bushwhacker wrote:
To avoid you id-i-ots....
REPORTED!
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So how does building $7,000,000,000 in coal burning power plants square with Obama's crack down on coal burners in the USA?

Oh of course he has to shut down US coal burners in order to build coal burners in Africa and do it with no additional pollution.

Got it, destroy the USA and power Africa.

We love you Barak!!!
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We love how you twist stories, Schmahl.....
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Obama is over in Africa throwing OUR money around like a drunken sailor, while pi**ing off our European Allies.
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When he outspends Iraq/Bush, let us know...

Not cash, dipsticks...

The program includes $1.5 billion from the U.S. Overseas (((Private Investment Corporation))) and $5 billion from the Export-Import Bank, the White House said. Sub-Saharan Africa will need more than $300 billion to achieve universal electricity access by 2030, it said.

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Bushwhacker wrote:
All report for your ration of RUM !!!
Did you ever leave the line ?
Called another user an alcoholic

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Bushwhacker wrote:
When he outspends Iraq/Bush, let us know...
Not cash, dipsticks...
The program includes $1.5 billion from the U.S. Overseas (((Private Investment Corporation))) and $5 billion from the Export-Import Bank, the White House said. Sub-Saharan Africa will need more than $300 billion to achieve universal electricity access by 2030, it said.
Let's borrow money and then give that money away! Don't you just love slews' math skills.
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Africans won't understand electricity resulting in MILLIONS of deaths among Obama's brethen.

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Who said Stand Down wrote:
Africans won't understand electricity resulting in MILLIONS of deaths among Obama's brethen.
Well waste more money to train them. America broke and wasting borrowed cash
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Prefer communism ???

President Obama is not simply giving money away. The POTUS is visiting South Africa in the hopes of bolstering US investment opportunities.

The President also hopes to address concerns over Sub-Saharan Africa’s food security and overall health conditions. The President is also hoping to further promote democracy throughout the continent.

Recently, China began aggressively approaching Africa and has taken over as the continent’s largest trading partner. Speaking about China’s aggressive push into Africa ,President Obama said he is not “not threatened by it.”
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Bushwhacker wrote:
Prefer communism ???
The President is also hoping to further promote democracy throughout the continent.
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Like he did in Egypt? What a joke!
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P C Free Zone wrote:
Obama is over in Africa throwing OUR money around like a drunken sailor, while pi**ing off our European Allies.
and look what the liberals have on their roster moving forward. Slick willie Clinton had better be on a tight schedule with no CIGAR time planned.
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Bushwhacker wrote:
Prefer communism ???
President Obama is not simply giving money away. The POTUS is visiting South Africa in the hopes of bolstering US investment opportunities.
The President also hopes to address concerns over Sub-Saharan Africa’s food security and overall health conditions. The President is also hoping to further promote democracy throughout the continent.
Recently, China began aggressively approaching Africa and has taken over as the continent’s largest trading partner. Speaking about China’s aggressive push into Africa ,President Obama said he is not “not threatened by it.”
we are living in a socialist, liberal dictatorship with barry soetoro.
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billary 2016 wrote:
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and look what the liberals have on their roster moving forward. Slick willie Clinton had better be on a tight schedule with no CIGAR time planned.
Bill gets excited when Slew smokes a cigar. He considers it a facial strap on.

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