Alie Kabba, the Sierra Leonean former Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, delivered a keynote address on “Africa & US Foreign Policy: Priorities, Challenges & Opportunities in a Multipolar World” at the 40th Conference of Africa Faith & Justice Network. The conference was held from October 12-14, 2023, in Washington D.C.
The conference was attended by policy advocates and organizers working to shape US-Africa relations. In his speech, Kabba highlighted the importance of strengthening US-Africa relations and emphasized the need for a multipolar world order. He also discussed the challenges faced by African countries and the opportunities that exist for cooperation between Africa and the United States.
Alie Kabba is a Sierra Leonean politician who has served as Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation since June 2018. Before his appointment as Minister, he was Executive Director at the United African Organization in Chicago from 2007 to 2017. He has also served as a Public Service Administrator for the State of Illinois in the United States from 1997 to 2007. Kabba studied history and philosophy at Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone and the University of Ghana, Legon. He also studied political science at the University of Nigeria at Nsukka and political science and public policy analysis at the University of Illinois