January 22, 2021
A cross-section of former senior U.S. government officials, including a Nobel Laureate, along with academicians and civil society leaders, have written to President Biden in support of the election of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as Director-General of the World Trade Organization. Opposition from the Trump administration has stalled her selection which requires consensus according to WTO procedures. Here is the text of the letter that was delivered after Biden took office on January 20. Read more.
September 3, 2020
Proposed changes to the US Generalized System of Preferences program (GSP) threaten to vitiate key provisions of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), a coalition of former U.S. officials and trade experts warn in a letter to key Congressional leaders. Lobbyists for the U.S. apparel industry want Congress to extend to all GSP beneficiaries the duty-free tariff treatment currently designated for AGOA-eligible countries - a move that "would cause gratuitous hardship in a region already reeling from the impact of COVID-19," the letter says. Read more.
June 18, 2020
On behalf of Mercy Ships, Rosa Whitaker, president of the international charity, today donated PPE to help in the coronavirus fight throughout West and Central Africa. Dr. Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, Director-General, Ghana Health Services, took delivery of a donation of PPE designated for the nation of Ghana. Read more.
January 30, 2020
Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams, a pioneer in Africa’s faith landscape has joined forces with his business celebrity wife, Rosa Whitaker, to launch Dominion Television, Africa’s Premier Christian Lifestyle Network, now available 24 hours daily across 49 African countries on DStv (channel 364) and Gotv (channel 181). Read more.
September 28, 2019
The main edition of GUBA Awards USA was held successfully on Thursday, 26th September, 2019 at Taj Pierre, New York with a large number of attendees. Rosa was awarded the Excellence in Africa Award. Read more.
August 27, 2019
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) could open bigger market opportunities to African-American businesses looking to establish roots on the continent, Rosa Whitaker Duncan-Williams, President and CEO of The Whitaker Group (TWG), has said. Read more.
Rosa Whitaker Interview with China Global Television Network on the impact of Mercy Ships new ship, the Global Mercy
Rosa Whitaker hosted a distinguished panel of guests on the Dominion Television’s COVID-19 Special Feature on Africa’s Responses and Solutions. (2019)
Bloomberg Breakaway CEO Summit (2018)
CNN Marketplace (2013)
CNBC Africa (2011)