Biden names ex-ambassador Samantha Power to lead USAID

Samantha Power, the former US Ambassador to the United Nations. (AFP)

US President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday named Samantha Power, the former US Ambassador to the United Nations, as his choice to lead the US Agency for International Development (USAID).

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“Power will rally the international community and work with our partners to confront the biggest challenges of our time — including COVID-19, climate change, global poverty, and democratic backsliding,” his transition team said in a statement.

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