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U.S. Ambassador Michael Froman Speaks at “Beyond AGOA” Hearing

U.S. Ambassador Michael Froman Speaks at “Beyond AGOA” Hearing

Photo: White House UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE Washington, D.C. For Immediate Release January 28, 2016…

Power Africa Launches Goals for 2030

Power Africa Launches Goals for 2030

UNITED STATES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT Office of Press Relations For Immediate Release January 28,…

U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker Issues Statement on Visit to Rwanda

U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker Issues Statement on Visit to Rwanda

01/27/2016 08:30 AM EST KIGALI, Rwanda – U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today made…

Bloomberg Philanthropies and U.S. Dept. of Commerce to Host 2nd “U.S.-Africa Business Forum” During 71st UN General Assembly

Bloomberg Philanthropies and U.S. Dept. of Commerce to Host 2nd “U.S.-Africa Business Forum” During 71st UN General Assembly

Department of Commerce Washington, DC 01/26/2016 09:08 AM EST During the week of September 19,…

U.S. Welcomes Appointment of Deputy JMEC Chair to Support South Sudan Peace Process

U.S. Welcomes Appointment of Deputy JMEC Chair to Support South Sudan Peace Process

Mr. Francois Lounceny Fall Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC…

U.S. Issues Statement on Human Rights Abuses in Burundi

U.S. Issues Statement on Human Rights Abuses in Burundi

Press Statement Mark C. Toner Deputy Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC January 19, 2016…

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Newest African Ambassadors Present Letters of Credence at White House

AMIP News Washington, DC February 1, 2016 On Thursday, January 28, 2016, two new African Ambassadors to the U.S. presented their Letters of Credence to President Obama at an Ambassador Credentialing Ceremony in the Oval Office at the White House. They are: * His Excellency Carlos dos Santos Ambassador of the Republic of Mozambique *…

Newest African Ambassadors Present Letters of Credence at White House

DC Mayor’s Office on African Affairs and the Commission on African Affairs Host Community Town Hall

The Mayor’s Office on African Affairs and the Commission on African Affairs invite you to an African community town hall discussion on key policy initiatives crucial to the African community. The discussion will focus on identifying various needs of the community while highlighting gaps and seeking ways to connect communities to District resources. The theme…

DC Mayor’s Office on African Affairs and the Commission on African Affairs Host Community Town Hall

U.S. Ambassador Michael Froman Speaks at “Beyond AGOA” Hearing

Photo: White House UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE Washington, D.C. For Immediate Release January 28, 2016 Remarks by Ambassador Michael Froman at the “Beyond AGOA” Hearing Washington, D.C. January 28, 2016 *As Prepared for Delivery* On behalf of USTR, I would like to welcome our distinguished guests and friends participating in today’s hearing on policy recommendations…

U.S. Ambassador Michael Froman Speaks at “Beyond AGOA” Hearing

U.S. Sponsors Cultural Heritage Risk Reduction Program for Libya

File Photo – The Roman amphitheatre at the Sabratha archaeological site in Sabratha Libya Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC December 1, 2015 As part of its ongoing efforts to help Libya preserve its cultural heritage, the U.S. Department of State sponsored a workshop for Libyan museum professionals, November 29–December 1, in…

U.S. Sponsors Cultural Heritage Risk Reduction Program for Libya

PEPFAR Announces New Partners and Investments in DREAMS

Department of State Washington, DC December 1, 2015 Johnson & Johnson, Gilead Sciences, and ViiV Healthcare Join the U.S President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief to Reduce HIV Infections in Adolescent Girls and Young Women The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and a number of private sector partners today announced new investments…

PEPFAR Announces New Partners and Investments in DREAMS

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PEPFAR Announces New Partners and Investments in DREAMS

PEPFAR Announces New Partners and Investments in DREAMS

Department of State Washington, DC December 1, 2015 Johnson & Johnson, Gilead Sciences, and ViiV Healthcare Join the U.S President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief to Reduce HIV Infections in Adolescent Girls and Young Women The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan…

World Health Organization Reports Positive Trends in Fight Against Ebola

World Health Organization Reports Positive Trends in Fight Against Ebola

Story & Picture Courtesy of AFRICA UPDATE – October Vol. 3 Office of U.S. Representative…

Ambassador Jenkins Attends Regional Health Meeting in Sierra Leone

Ambassador Jenkins Attends Regional Health Meeting in Sierra Leone

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC October 15, 2015 Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins,…

PEPFAR Annual Treatment Report

PEPFAR Annual Treatment Report

International Health Issues: The President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief’s (PEPFAR) Annual Treatment Report 10/05/2015…

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African Women Leaders in STEM Participate in TechWomen 2015

African Women Leaders in STEM Participate in TechWomen 2015

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC September 30, 2015 Beginning this week,…

WiSci Camp for Girls Held in Rwanda

WiSci Camp for Girls Held in Rwanda

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC July 24, 2015 The first-ever WiSci…

North African Teens Arrive in the U.S. for TechGirls Exchange

North African Teens Arrive in the U.S. for TechGirls Exchange

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC July 20, 2015 Tech-savvy…

U.S. Sponsors Cultural Heritage Risk Reduction Program for Libya

U.S. Sponsors Cultural Heritage Risk Reduction Program for Libya

File Photo – The Roman amphitheatre at the Sabratha archaeological site in Sabratha Libya Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC December 1, 2015 As part of its ongoing efforts to help Libya preserve its cultural heritage, the…

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