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Said Djinnit Appointed UN Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa

Said Djinnit Appointed UN Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa

Photo: www.brt-africa.com Press Statement Marie Harf Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC…

Nadine Gordimer, South African Author, Dies At 90

Nadine Gordimer, South African Author, Dies At 90

South African Nobel Prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer has died in Johannesburg aged 90. Nadine Gordimer,…

The World’s Biggest Contemporary African Art Museum

The World’s Biggest Contemporary African Art Museum

Cape Town South Africa The world’s largest museum devoted to contemporary art from Africa is…

President Obama Issues Statement on Nelson Mandela International Day

President Obama Issues Statement on Nelson Mandela International Day

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary July 18, 2014 Today I join people…

MCC Helps Farmers in Burkina Faso

MCC Helps Farmers in Burkina Faso

With improved irrigation on his land through MCC’s Agriculture Development Project, Bouraima Bouro is producing…

Asst. Sec. of State Anne Richard Travels to Ethiopia and South Sudan

Asst. Sec. of State Anne Richard Travels to Ethiopia and South Sudan

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC July 8, 2014 Assistant Secretary for the…

PHOTO GALLERY

Secretary Kerry Issues Statement on Sao Tome and Principe’s National Day

Department of State Washington, DC July 11, 2014 On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I send my best wishes to the people of the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe on the 38th anniversary of their nation’s independence on July 12. The United States commends Sao Tome and…

Secretary Kerry Issues Statement on Sao Tome and Principe’s National Day

MCC Helps Farmers in Burkina Faso

With improved irrigation on his land through MCC’s Agriculture Development Project, Bouraima Bouro is producing more and providing food security for his family. Picture and Story Courtesy of Millennium Challenge Burkina Faso’s family farmers shift from local growers to regional exporters With improved irrigation on his land through MCC’s Agriculture Development Project, Bouraima Bouro is…

MCC Helps Farmers in Burkina Faso

Said Djinnit Appointed UN Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa

Photo: www.brt-africa.com Press Statement Marie Harf Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC July 21, 2014 The Secretary welcomes the appointment of Said Djinnit of Algeria as the new UN Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa. Mr. Djinnit brings with him a long history of diplomatic engagement in Africa, having…

Said Djinnit Appointed UN Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa

Youth Soccer Coaches from North Africa Visit United States Ahead of the World Cup

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC June 2, 2014 As the world’s attention shifts to the soccer pitch with the June 12 kickoff of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the State Department will welcome to the United States 16 youth soccer coaches from around the Middle East on a multi-nation Sports Visitors…

Youth Soccer Coaches from North Africa Visit United States Ahead of the World Cup

Sec. Kerry Tours the Fistula Clinic at St. Joseph’s Hospital, DRC

State Department Photo Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo May 4, 2014 Your Excellency Bishop Edouard and to everybody here, it’s a great privilege for me to be able to visit this hospital, St. Joseph’s. And I am so impressed by what I have seen and moved by what I have seen. Sister Marie Joseph,…

Sec. Kerry Tours the Fistula Clinic at St. Joseph’s Hospital, DRC

HEALTH

Sec. Kerry Tours the Fistula Clinic at St. Joseph’s Hospital, DRC

Sec. Kerry Tours the Fistula Clinic at St. Joseph’s Hospital, DRC

State Department Photo Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo May 4, 2014 Your Excellency Bishop Edouard and to everybody here, it’s a great privilege for me to be able to visit this hospital, St. Joseph’s. And I am so impressed…

Sec. Kerry’s Remarks During Visit to Gandhi Memorial Hospital in Addis Ababa

Sec. Kerry’s Remarks During Visit to Gandhi Memorial Hospital in Addis Ababa

Photo credit: REUTERS/Saul Loeb Gandhi Memorial Hospital Addis Ababa, Ethiopia May 1, 2014 SECRETARY KERRY:…

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…

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…

CULTURE

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…

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…

Youth Soccer Coaches from North Africa Visit United States Ahead of the World Cup

Youth Soccer Coaches from North Africa Visit United States Ahead of the World Cup

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC June 2, 2014 As the world’s attention shifts to the soccer pitch with the June 12 kickoff of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the State Department will welcome to the United…

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