Is Africa’s moment in Washington off already? Such was the question on the lips of numerous African Journalists after the Press conference by President Obama to wrap up the Summit entertained just two questions on Africa ,with one posed by an African Journalist . At the press conference which started behind schedule, President Obama was confronted by questions on immigration, his tussles with congress, Russia and the fighting between Israel and Hamas. “Granted these are very important issues, one would have expected President Obama to answer more questions on Africa and from African Journalists who were here to cover the Summit,” complained a Journalist from one of the African countries visiting Washington for the first time. In his introductory remarks, the President made allusion to the historic context of the Summit which was the largest ever gathering of US and African leaders’ .Based on the quality of the dialogue and networking opportunities, the President indicated that there was consensus that the Summit should be ongoing and hopefully his successor will work on that Obama said. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1guitGEsPo The President recapped some of the engagements and new investments that the US will be making to Africa. President Obama announced that in addition to the traditional and growing areas of cooperation, the US and Africa will be working on the mechanisms to curb the illicit flow of much needed capital from the continent .