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U.S. Expresses Concern Over Killing of Lesotho’s Former Army Commander

U.S. Expresses Concern Over Killing of Lesotho’s Former Army Commander

Photo courtesy of www.informativenews.co.ls Press Statement John Kirby Department of State Spokesperson Washington, DC June…

U.S. Places Hold on Electoral Assistance to Burundi

U.S. Places Hold on Electoral Assistance to Burundi

Press Statement John Kirby Department of State Spokesperson Washington, DC June 26, 2015 In light…

U.S. Participates in African Regional Conference on Violent Extremism

U.S. Participates in African Regional Conference on Violent Extremism

Opening Remarks – Regional Conference on Countering Violent Extremism Remarks Sarah Sewall Under Secretary for…

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari to Visit U.S.

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari to Visit U.S.

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 25, 2015 Statement…

U.S. Condemns Latest Boko Haram Attacks in Nigeria

U.S. Condemns Latest Boko Haram Attacks in Nigeria

Press Statement John Kirby Department Spokesperson Washington, DC June 24, 2015 We offer our deepest…

U.S. Under Secretary Sarah Sewall to Travel to Kenya

U.S. Under Secretary Sarah Sewall to Travel to Kenya

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC June 24, 2015 Under…

U.S. Condemns Boko Haram Attacks in Niger

U.S. Condemns Boko Haram Attacks in Niger

Press Statement John Kirby Department of State Spokesperson Washington, DC June 19, 2015 We condemn…

PHOTO GALLERY

Secretary Kerry Issues Statement on Seychelles’ National Day

Department of State Washington, DC June 29, 2015 On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Seychelles as you celebrate 22 years of independence on June 29. The United States appreciates your cooperation in promoting maritime security in the Indian Ocean. Your leadership makes the region…

Secretary Kerry Issues Statement on Seychelles’ 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

U.S. Participates in African Regional Conference on Violent Extremism

Opening Remarks – Regional Conference on Countering Violent Extremism Remarks Sarah Sewall Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Nairobi, Kenya June 25, 2015 Thank you and good morning, Deputy President Ruto, Cabinet Secretary Nkaisserry, Ambassador Juma, distinguished guests. I am honored to lead the U.S. delegation to the East African regional CVE…

U.S. Participates in African Regional Conference on Violent Extremism

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 Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) will conduct eight Connect Camps in Tanzania, Namibia, Rwanda, and Cote d’Ivoire during 2015-2016 supporting alumni from the Mandela Washington Fellowship (MWF) for Young African Leaders and their chosen mentees. The Connect Camps…

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

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…

CULTURE

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…

African Women Participate in TechWomen 2014

African Women Participate in TechWomen 2014

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC September 29, 2014 As part of…

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in Africa

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in Africa

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC July 28, 2014 Twenty-nine women entrepreneurs…

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 Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) will conduct eight Connect Camps in Tanzania, Namibia, Rwanda, and Cote d’Ivoire during 2015-2016 supporting alumni from the…

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