Mayor Kasim Reed says he had no problem meeting with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in January. He attributes this to Africans' "unique feeling" about Atlanta based on Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy. 


Former Peace Corps Volunteer Wins Global Atlanta Holiday Contest

by Phil Bolton | February 13, 2014 Susan Caster, who served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Ghana from 1977-81, was the winner of Global Atlanta’s “Winter Wonderland” contest held over the Christmas holidays. More

Senegalese Business School Seeks Partners in Atlanta

by Phil Bolton | September 17, 2012 Representatives of Senegal’s largest private business school are in Atlanta this week meeting with local universities interested in establishing student and faculty exchanges. More
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Mayor Reed: Africans Have a 'Unique Feeling' About Atlanta

by Phil Bolton | April 3, 2014 Atlanta has a key role to play in linking the U.S. with Africa, which is widely seen as the next frontier in the global economy, Mayor Kasim Reed told Global Atlanta in a wide-ranging interview at City Hall. More
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