Biden pumps up Africa relations, will visit next year


              President Joe Biden speaks with African leaders as they gather to pose for a family photo during the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022. Front row from left, Senegal's President Macky Sall, Biden and African Union Commission (AUC) chair Moussa Faki Mahamat. Second row from left, Djibouti's President Ismail Omar Guelleh, Republic of Congo's President Denis Sassou Nguesso, and President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Félix Tshisekedi. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
            
              President Joe Biden and other leaders pose for a family photo during the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
            
              President Joe Biden participates in the U.S.-Africa Summit Leaders Session on partnering on the African Union's Agenda 2063, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
            
              President Joe Biden participates in the U.S.-Africa Summit Leaders Session on partnering on the African Union's Agenda 2063, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
            President Joe Biden and Secretary of State Antony Blinken, left, listen as Senegal's President Macky Sall, right, speaks during the U.S.-Africa Summit Leaders Session on partnering on the African Union's Agenda 2063, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Secretary of State Antony Blinken and President Joe Biden listen as Senegal's President Macky Sall speaks during the U.S.-Africa Summit Leaders Session on partnering on the African Union's Agenda 2063, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) President Joe Biden shakes hands with Senegal's President Macky Sall, chair of the African Union, as he arrives to participate in the U.S.-Africa Summit Leaders Session on partnering on the African Union's Agenda 2063, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Biden pumps up Africa relations, will visit next year