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Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf To Visit US

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf To Visit US

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 20, 2015 Statement…

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry & Sec. Kerry Address Reporters

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry & Sec. Kerry Address Reporters

State Department Photo State Department Washington, DC February 19, 2015 SECRETARY KERRY: Good evening, everybody.…

Rwanda Launches Solar Power Facility

Rwanda Launches Solar Power Facility

Rwanda Field, built in the shape of the African continent, is East Africa’s first large…

African Parliamentarians Participate in US State Dept. Sponsored Exchange Program

African Parliamentarians Participate in US State Dept. Sponsored Exchange Program

State Department Photo Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC February 10, 2015…

US Issues Statement on Confirmation of New Somalia Council of Ministers

US Issues Statement on Confirmation of New Somalia Council of Ministers

Press Statement Jen Psaki Department Spokesperson Washington, DC February 10, 2015 The United States welcomes…

US & Other Countries Pledge to Help South Sudan

US & Other Countries Pledge to Help South Sudan

Remarks Anne C. Richard Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration Nairobi, Kenya February…

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Secretary Kerry Issues Statement on The Gambia’s National Day

Department of State Washington, DC February 18, 2015 On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of The Gambia as you celebrate 50 years of independence on February 18. The United States wishes you a festive Golden Jubilee and a prosperous year.…

Secretary Kerry Issues Statement on The Gambia’s National Day

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf To Visit US

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 20, 2015 Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf On Friday, February 27, President Obama will welcome President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia to the White House. President Sirleaf’s visit comes at a time of critical…

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf To Visit US

Funding Opportunity for NGO Programs Benefiting Refugees in South Sudan

FY 2015 Notice of Funding Opportunity for NGO Programs Benefiting Refugees in South Sudan Funding Opportunity Announcement Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration February 5, 2015 Funding Opportunity Number: PRM-PRMOAPAF-15-006 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number: 19.517 – Overseas Refugee Assistance Programs for Africa Announcement issuance date: Thursday, February 5, 2015 Proposal submission deadline:…

Funding Opportunity for NGO Programs Benefiting Refugees in South Sudan

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

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

Photo credit: Jessica Lea/DFID The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) joins the global community in observing the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation on Feb. 6. The first ladies of Africa declared this day of observation to foster awareness of the devastating effects of female genital mutilation and cutting (FGM/C) and…

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

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International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

Photo credit: Jessica Lea/DFID The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) joins the global community in observing the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation on Feb. 6. The first ladies of Africa declared this day of observation…

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…

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…

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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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