More than 40 African heads of state are gathering in Washington for an unprecedented summit that involves three days of meetings and events.
Aug. 6, 2014 Attendees of the 2014 U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit after a “family photo” at the State Department. In the front row, from left, Ethiopian Prime Minister Desalegn Hailemariam, Gabonese President Ali Bongo, Gambian President Yahya Jammeh and Ghanaian President John Mahama. In the back row, from left, Seychelles President James Alix Michel, Sierra Leone Foreign Minister Samura Kamara and Somali President Hassan Sheik Mohamud. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Buy Photo