13 Dec VARIETY: Byron Allen’s theGrio Will Provide Coverage of The US-Africa Summit
Byron Allen’s theGrio will provide coverage of the US-Africa Summit today, Dec. 12, through theGrio platforms, in a partnership with Women United Foundation.
Africa’s First Ladies — including First Lady of The Gambia Fatoumattah Bah Barrow, First Lady of Angola Ana Lourenco, First Lady of Cape Verde Debora Carlvaho, First Lady of Gabon Sylvia Bongo, First Lady of Burundi Angeline Ndayishimiye, First Lady of Botswana Neo Masisi and First Lady of Djibouti Kadra Haid — will be honored.
Entertainers include Fally Ipupa, Tekno and Yassour N’dor. D.C. Bureau Chief April Ryan and White House Correspondent Gerren Keith Gaynor will provide reports from the event. In January, theGrio will provide additional coverage as part of its “Africa Amplified” programming.