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Asst. Sec. Thomas-Greenfield Travels to Ethiopia for African Union Summit

Asst. Sec. Thomas-Greenfield Travels to Ethiopia for African Union Summit

File Photo Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC January 26, 2015 Assistant…

U.S. Issues Statement on the Adoption of the Compromise Electoral Law in DRC

U.S. Issues Statement on the Adoption of the Compromise Electoral Law in DRC

Jen Psaki Department of State Spokesperson Washington, DC January 25, 2015 The United States welcomes…

U.S. Secretary Kerry’s Remarks to the Press in Lagos, Nigeria

U.S. Secretary Kerry’s Remarks to the Press in Lagos, Nigeria

State Department Photo Secretary Kerry Addresses Reporters After Urging Both Major Nigerian Election Candidates to…

U.S. Delegation to Attend Inauguration of Zambia’s President-Elect Edgar Lungu

U.S. Delegation to Attend Inauguration of Zambia’s President-Elect Edgar Lungu

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary January 24, 2015 President Obama Announces Presidential…

U.S. Issues Statement On Increased Violence in DRC

U.S. Issues Statement On Increased Violence in DRC

Jen Psaki Department of State Spokesperson Washington, DC January 21, 2015 The United States is…

U.S. Condemns Violence in Niger

U.S. Condemns Violence in Niger

Press Statement Jen Psaki Department of State Spokesperson Washington, DC January 20, 2015 The United…

Ambassador Scheinman Travels to Nigeria and Morocco

Ambassador Scheinman Travels to Nigeria and Morocco

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC January 20, 2015 Special Representative of…

PHOTO GALLERY

New U.S. Ambassador to Senegal and Guinea-Bissau Sworn In

State Department Photo Washington, DC January 13, 2015 On Friday, January 9, 2015, James Peter Zumwalt was sworn-in as U.S. Ambassador to Senegal and Guinea-Bissau. Acting Deputy Secretary Sherman officiated the swearing-in ceremony. Prior to this appointment, James Peter Zumwalt, a career member of the Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, served as Deputy Assistant Secretary…

New U.S. Ambassador to Senegal and Guinea-Bissau Sworn In

U.S. Efforts to Assist the Nigerian Government in its Fight against Boko Haram

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 14, 2014 In April 2014, the world was horrified to learn that the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram had abducted approximately 270 girls from their school in Chibok, Nigeria. In the six months since, some girls have been reunited with their families, but…

U.S. Efforts to Assist the Nigerian Government in its Fight against Boko Haram

Girls STEAM Camp to be Launched in Rwanda

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC December 11, 2014 The Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships (S/GP) announced today a new partnership with Girl Up, Intel, Microsoft , and the Rwandan Girls Initiative, and the support of the Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues (S/GWI), to launch a girls STEAM camp to advance…

Girls STEAM Camp to be Launched in Rwanda

Carter, Carter Center Congratulates Ghana for Eliminating Guinea Worm Disease

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 19, 2014 Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter Congratulates People of Ghana for Eliminating Guinea Worm Disease ATLANTA…Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and The Carter Center congratulate Ghana on being certified by the World Health Organization this week as having eliminated Guinea worm (Dracunculus medinensis), a water-borne parasitic disease poised to be…

Carter, Carter Center Congratulates Ghana for Eliminating Guinea Worm Disease

HEALTH

Carter, Carter Center Congratulates Ghana for Eliminating Guinea Worm Disease

Carter, Carter Center Congratulates Ghana for Eliminating Guinea Worm Disease

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 19, 2014 Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter Congratulates People of Ghana for Eliminating Guinea Worm Disease ATLANTA…Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and The Carter Center congratulate Ghana on being certified by the World Health Organization this…

U.S. Government Contributes $1 Million to IAEA in Ebola Fight

U.S. Government Contributes $1 Million to IAEA in Ebola Fight

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC January 8, 2015 The U.S. Government…

Asst. Sec. Thomas-Greenfield Visits Liberia in Support of Ebola Response Effort

Asst. Sec. Thomas-Greenfield Visits Liberia in Support of Ebola Response Effort

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC December 1, 2014 Assistant Secretary of…

PEPFAR Aims for an AIDS-free Generation

PEPFAR Aims for an AIDS-free Generation

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC December 1, 2014 The U.S. President’s…

CULTURE

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…

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…

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 of Global Partnerships (S/GP) announced today a new partnership with Girl Up, Intel, Microsoft , and the Rwandan Girls Initiative, and the support of the…

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