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U.S. Special Envoy Hussain Travel to Nigeria

U.S. Special Envoy Hussain Travel to Nigeria

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC August 7, 2015 Special Envoy and…

United States G8 Partnership with Guinea on Extractives

United States G8 Partnership with Guinea on Extractives

Photo: michaeljallen.org Department of State Washington, DC June 14, 2013 Extractives Partnership between Guinea and…

President Obama Addresses Participants at 2015 YALI Summit

President Obama Addresses Participants at 2015 YALI Summit

Photo: State Department Blog THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary August 3, 2015…

Joint Statement on the U.S.-Egypt Strategic Dialogue

Joint Statement on the U.S.-Egypt Strategic Dialogue

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sits with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi at the…

Egyptian Foreign Minister Shoukry and Sec. Kerry Hold Press Conference

Egyptian Foreign Minister Shoukry and Sec. Kerry Hold Press Conference

State Department Photo Press Availability John Kerry Secretary of State Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs…

U.S. Officials to Speak at YALI 2015 Summit

U.S. Officials to Speak at YALI 2015 Summit

Department of State and USAID Officials to Deliver Remarks at the Presidential Summit of the…

U.S. Issues Statement on Gambian Journalist and Prisioners

U.S. Issues Statement on Gambian Journalist and Prisioners

Release of Pardoned Prisoners and Disappearance of Gambian Journalist John Kirby Department of State Spokesperson…

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Secretary Kerry Issues Statement on Chad’s National Day

Department of State Washington, DC August 11, 2015 On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I extend my warmest congratulations to the people of Chad as you commemorate 55 years of independence on August 11. I applaud Chad’s leadership in the fight against Boko Haram and recognize the great sacrifices…

Secretary Kerry Issues Statement on Chad’s National Day

Millennium Challenge Corporation to Lead Its First Trade and Investment Mission To Africa

The Millennium Challenge Corporation and The U.S. Department of Commerce The Millennium Challenge Corporation and the U.S. Department of Commerce have partnered to organize an energy focused trade and investment mission to Tanzania and Malawi. Through this mission, U.S. companies will have the opportunity to engage with senior officials from the governments of Tanzania and…

Millennium Challenge Corporation to Lead Its First Trade and Investment Mission To Africa

President Obama Addresses Participants at 2015 YALI Summit

Photo: State Department Blog THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary August 3, 2015 REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT THE YOUNG AFRICAN LEADERS INITIATIVE PRESIDENTIAL SUMMIT TOWN HALL Omni Shoreham Hotel Washington, D.C. 11:15 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Well, hello, everybody! (Applause.) AUDIENCE: Happy birthday to you! Happy birthday to you! Happy birthday, Mr.…

President Obama Addresses Participants at 2015 YALI Summit

WiSci Camp for Girls Held in Rwanda

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC July 24, 2015 The first-ever WiSci Girls STEAM Camp begins tomorrow, July 25, at the Gashora Girls Academy in Rwanda. The camp is a public-private partnership designed to advance and expand Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) opportunities for girls. The program will empower participants…

WiSci Camp for Girls Held in Rwanda

Nigerian Philanthropist Sir Emeka Offor Donates $10 Million To Carter Center

The Carter Center PRESS RELEASE – JUNE 12, 2015 Philanthropist Sir Emeka Offor Donates $10 Million to Accelerate Jimmy Carter’s Efforts to Help Eliminate River Blindness in Nigeria ATLANTA…Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and businessman Sir Emeka Offor signed an agreement today for a partnership to eliminate river blindness (onchocerciasis) from seven states in Nigeria…

Nigerian Philanthropist Sir Emeka Offor Donates $10 Million To Carter Center

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Nigerian Philanthropist Sir Emeka Offor Donates $10 Million To Carter Center

Nigerian Philanthropist Sir Emeka Offor Donates $10 Million To Carter Center

The Carter Center PRESS RELEASE – JUNE 12, 2015 Philanthropist Sir Emeka Offor Donates $10 Million to Accelerate Jimmy Carter’s Efforts to Help Eliminate River Blindness in Nigeria ATLANTA…Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and businessman Sir Emeka Offor signed an…

U.S. Issues Statement on Liberia

U.S. Issues Statement on Liberia

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 9, 2015 Statement…

US & AU Sign MOU to Support African Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

US & AU Sign MOU to Support African Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Secretary Kerry Shakes Hands With AU Commission Chairperson Dlamini-Zuma After They Signed a Memorandum of…

PMI Country in Focus – Madagascar

PMI Country in Focus – Madagascar

US Government Photo A family beneath their ITN Credit: Maggie Hallahan Story: PMI Newsletter Malaria…

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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…

State Department’s First Connect Camp in Tanzania Empowers Young African Leaders

State Department’s First Connect Camp in Tanzania Empowers Young African Leaders

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC March 9, 2015 The…

Girls STEAM Camp to be Launched in Rwanda

Girls STEAM Camp to be Launched in Rwanda

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC December 11, 2014 The Secretary’s Office…

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 Girls STEAM Camp begins tomorrow, July 25, at the Gashora Girls Academy in Rwanda. The camp is a public-private partnership designed to advance and expand…

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