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U.S. Issues Statement on Presidential and Parliamentary Elections in Guinea-Bissau

U.S. Issues Statement on Presidential and Parliamentary Elections in Guinea-Bissau

Press Statement Jen Psaki Department Spokesperson Washington, DC April 15, 2014 The United States congratulates…

YALI Network – Connecting Young African Leaders with the U.S. and One Another

YALI Network – Connecting Young African Leaders with the U.S. and One Another

File Photo By Macon Phillips Coordinator, Bureau of International Information Programs U.S.Department of State. What…

President Obama’s Statement on the 20th Year Commemoration of the Rwandan Genocide

President Obama’s Statement on the 20th Year Commemoration of the Rwandan Genocide

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary Washington, DC April 6, 2014 We join…

US and Tunisia Issue Joint Statement

US and Tunisia Issue Joint Statement

President Obama and Tunisia’s Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa, Oval Office Photo Credit: Reuters/Larry Downing THE…

Sec. Kerry Speaks at Opening Plenary Sessions of U.S.-Algeria Strategic Dialogue

Sec. Kerry Speaks at Opening Plenary Sessions of U.S.-Algeria Strategic Dialogue

Photo: voanews.com Algiers, Algeria April 3, 2014 Shukran, thank you. Good morning, everybody. It’s nice…

First Generation American From Ghana Accepted Into All 8 Ivy League Colleges

First Generation American From Ghana Accepted Into All 8 Ivy League Colleges

Photo: William Floyd School District Story: Greg Toppo, USATODAY In the next month, Kwasi Enin…

US Delegation to Attend 20th Year Commemoration of Rwandan Genocide

US Delegation to Attend 20th Year Commemoration of Rwandan Genocide

File Photo – Rwandan National Flag THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR…

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Secretary Kerry Issues Statement on the Republic of Zimbabwe’s National Day

Department of State Washington, DC April 17, 2014 On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I send best wishes to the people of Zimbabwe as you celebrate 34 years of independence on April 18. The United States remains committed to the people of Zimbabwe. We will continue to support all Zimbabweans as you…

Secretary Kerry Issues Statement on the Republic of Zimbabwe’s National Day

Millennium Challenge Corp. Compact Helps Strength Malawi’s Energy Sector

Malawians line up to celebrate the commissioning of a hydropower plant, one of the conditions MCC and Malawi agreed upon before the compact would begin Picture and story courtesy of MCC Poverty Reduction Blog by Oliver Pierson, resident country director, Malawi MCC and MCA-Malawi staff are working hard to strengthen Malawi’s energy sector. The country’s…

Millennium Challenge Corp. Compact Helps Strength Malawi’s Energy Sector

Sec. Kerry and Mr. Feingold’s Remarks With Founder of the Eastern Congo Initiative Ben Affleck

State Department Photo Secretary of State Russell D. Feingold, Special Envoy for the Great Lakes and the Democratic Republic of the Congo Washington, DC February 26, 2014 SECRETARY KERRY: Thanks, all, for coming in. Just want to say how much I appreciate Senator Russ Feingold’s efforts with respect to the Great Lakes region, and I’m…

Sec. Kerry and Mr. Feingold’s Remarks With Founder of the Eastern Congo Initiative Ben Affleck

U.S. Asst. Sec. for Educational & Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan Travels to Uganda and Rwanda

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC January 31, 2014 Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan will travel to Kampala, Uganda February 2-3, and Kigali, Rwanda February 4-5. While in Uganda she will sign an entrepreneurship grant in support of President Obama’s Young Africa Leaders Initiative (YALI), a signature effort…

U.S. Asst. Sec. for Educational & Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan Travels to Uganda and Rwanda

The Carter Center Helping to Improve the Mental Health Care System in Liberia

Benedict Dossen, a native Liberian and program administrator for the Carter Center’s mental health work in Liberia, helps hand out diplomas during the graduation of the fifth class of Carter Center-trained mental health clinicians in August 2013. (Photo: The Carter Center) Story Source: The Carter Center Blog Benedict Dossen, a native Liberian and an administrator…

The Carter Center Helping to Improve the Mental Health Care System in Liberia

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The Carter Center Helping to Improve the Mental Health Care System in Liberia

The Carter Center Helping to Improve the Mental Health Care System in Liberia

Benedict Dossen, a native Liberian and program administrator for the Carter Center’s mental health work in Liberia, helps hand out diplomas during the graduation of the fifth class of Carter Center-trained mental health clinicians in August 2013. (Photo: The Carter…

The Carter Center Helps Treat River Blindness in Uganda

The Carter Center Helps Treat River Blindness in Uganda

Picture and Story courtesy of The Carter Center Many of the benefits of Uganda’s National…

The Carter Center Celebrates 100 Millionth Treatment for Blinding Trachoma in Africa

The Carter Center Celebrates 100 Millionth Treatment for Blinding Trachoma in Africa

Zebidaru Zewede, a representative from the Amhara Regional Health Bureau, and Dr. Tebebe Berhan, of…

Acting U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Issues Statement On Passage Of PEPFAR Stewardship & Oversight Act Of 2013

Acting U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Issues Statement On Passage Of PEPFAR Stewardship & Oversight Act Of 2013

Deborah von Zinkernagel Principal Deputy Global AIDS Coordinator, Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator…

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LIONS@FRICA Partnership: Teaching Coding Skills to Africa’s Youth

LIONS@FRICA Partnership: Teaching Coding Skills to Africa’s Youth

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC December 13, 2013 In recognition of…

Young Women From 4 African Countries Participate In 2013 NeXXt Scholars Program

Young Women From 4 African Countries Participate In 2013 NeXXt Scholars Program

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC December 5, 2013 The U.S. Department…

DC Mayor Vincent Gray Addresses Ethiopian Orthodox Church Congregation

DC Mayor Vincent Gray Addresses Ethiopian Orthodox Church Congregation

Courtesy, Mayor’s Office of African Affairs Washington, DC November 2013 Mayor highlights administration’s accomplishments and…

U.S. Asst. Sec. for Educational & Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan Travels to Uganda and Rwanda

U.S. Asst. Sec. for Educational & Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan Travels to Uganda and Rwanda

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC January 31, 2014 Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan will travel to Kampala, Uganda February 2-3, and Kigali, Rwanda February 4-5. While in Uganda she will sign an…

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