Millenium Challenge Corporation (MCC)
The long arm of Washington extends into Africa’s Sahel

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s visit to Niger and its offer of US$ 150 million to the African country do not hide the fact that its main interest lies in security cooperation

Nepal approves US’ Millennium Challenge Corporation grant amid protests. What’s next?

Weeks of instability in the Nepali parliament finally resulted in the ratification of the USD 500 million grant deal with US agency Millennium Challenge Corporation. This was preceded by massive protests by political parties that are opposing the government’s deal, viewing it as a threat to Nepal’s sovereignty