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U.S. Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the People of South Sudan

U.S. Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the People of South Sudan

United States Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the People of South Sudan Media Note Office…

U.S. Issues Statement on Burundi

U.S. Issues Statement on Burundi

Welcoming the Resumption of the Burundian Dialogue Press Statement Mark C. Toner Deputy Department of…

Deputy Secretary Higginbottom Travels to Madagascar and Kenya

Deputy Secretary Higginbottom Travels to Madagascar and Kenya

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC April 25, 2016 Deputy…

U.S. Issues Statement on Failure of Government of Sudan and Opposition to Form TGNU

U.S. Issues Statement on Failure of Government of Sudan and Opposition to Form TGNU

South Sudan: Failure of Government of South Sudan and Opposition to Form TGNU Press Statement…

Ambassador Catherine Russell Travels to Sudan and Malawi

Ambassador Catherine Russell Travels to Sudan and Malawi

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC April 22, 2016 Ambassador-at-Large for Global…

Completion of OBO’s Second Wind Turbine at New U.S. Embassy in Nouakchott, Mauritania

Completion of OBO’s Second Wind Turbine at New U.S. Embassy in Nouakchott, Mauritania

Photo: US Embassy, Mauritania Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC…

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi Meets Secretary Kerry

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi Meets Secretary Kerry

Photo: State Department Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Cairo, Egypt April 20, 2016 Well,…

PHOTO GALLERY

Secretary Kerry Issues Statement on Sierra Leone’s National Day

Department of State Washington, DC April 27, 2016 On behalf of President Obama and American people, I am delighted to congratulate the people of Sierra Leone on the 55th anniversary of their country’s independence. The government, families, and communities of Sierra Leone face a wide range of daunting challenges, yet continue to do the hard…

Secretary Kerry Issues Statement on Sierra Leone’s National Day

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. Provides Additional $29 Million in Humanitarian Assistance for Malian Regional Crisis

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC April 17, 2016 Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall announced in Mali nearly $29 million in new humanitarian assistance to benefit Malians uprooted by the conflict that broke out there in 2012. Peace agreements are in place; however, 145,000…

U.S. Provides Additional $29 Million in Humanitarian Assistance for Malian Regional Crisis

Two Africans to be Honored Among Global Emerging Young Leaders

Washington, DC April 18, 2016 Somalia’s Asha Hassan and Tunisia’s Ahlem Nasraoui will be honored with eight other global emerging young leaders at a ceremony at the U.S. Department of State on April 20, 2016. The Emerging Young Leaders Award will be granted to ten outstanding young leaders (ages 16-24) from across the globe. The…

Two Africans to be Honored Among Global Emerging Young Leaders

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

HEALTH

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…

CULTURE

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…

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…

Two Africans to be Honored Among Global Emerging Young Leaders

Two Africans to be Honored Among Global Emerging Young Leaders

Washington, DC April 18, 2016 Somalia’s Asha Hassan and Tunisia’s Ahlem Nasraoui will be honored with eight other global emerging young leaders at a ceremony at the U.S. Department of State on April 20, 2016. The Emerging Young Leaders Award…

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