White House taps nominees for major Africa posts

Illinois state Sen. Kyle McCarter was picked as ambassador to Kenya. | Seth Perlman/AP


The White House sent several State Department and diplomatic nominations to the Senate on Thursday, including two prominent Africa positions that were sitting unfilled.

Tibor Nagy, recently a vice provost at Texas Tech University and former ambassador to Ethiopia and Guinea, was tapped to be assistant secretary of state for African…

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