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Tanzania President Samia Suluhu (R) and US Vice President Kamala Harris. Uber has closed down its Tanzania operations even as Suluhu and Harris are meeting tomorrow. www.theexchange.africa

Uber has closed down Tanzania operations even as President Samia Suluhu is in the United States on a trip that, according to Joe Biden administration officials, is focused on business and investments.

The Tanzanian president is meeting US Vice President Kamala Harris on Friday in Washington.

During the talks with VP Harris at the White House, Suluhu is expected to focus on commercial and economic partnerships and health issues among other matters.

Liquefied natural gas in Tanzania is expected to attract investments of US$40 billion at a time when the world is seeking to reduce dependence on Russian energy.…

Kamala Harris, Joe Biden’s Choice for Vice President is the first black woman to be nominated for the national office by a major party.

Her victory could usher more Black women and people of colour into politics and this could inspire more African women to aim for bigger and more powerful positions even on the international organization’s front.

Kamala Harris

Just recently, Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Sports, Heritage and Culture Amina Mohamed was fronted as a candidate for the Post of Director General of the World Trade Organization. Ms Mohamed however did not get picked but two women, one from Nigeria and another from Korea are still in the running for the position.

Therefore, the 7th Director General will be either Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala of Nigeria or Yoo Myung-hee of the Republic of Korea.

Black women have been rising to power over the last decade, seeing quite a number …