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U.S. Authorizes Departure of Eligible Family Members from Sierra Leone

U.S. Authorizes Departure of Eligible Family Members from Sierra Leone

Marie Harf Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC August…

U.S. and Five African Countries Announce Intention To Join GACSA

U.S. and Five African Countries Announce Intention To Join GACSA

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC August 14, 2014 Liberia, Malawi, Niger,…

U.S. Hosts West Africa Cooperative Security Initiative Forum on Transnational Organized Crime

U.S. Hosts West Africa Cooperative Security Initiative Forum on Transnational Organized Crime

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC August 8, 2014 On August 8,…

Anniversary of Attacks in Kenya and Tanzania

Anniversary of Attacks in Kenya and Tanzania

Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC August 7, 2014 Today marks the…

U.S. and Somalia Sign Agreement to Support Police Reform Efforts

U.S. and Somalia Sign Agreement to Support Police Reform Efforts

Photo: shutterstock.com Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC August 7, 2014 On…

U.S. To Invest $10 million to Extend the U.S.-Africa Clean Energy Finance Initiative

U.S. To Invest $10 million to Extend the U.S.-Africa Clean Energy Finance Initiative

Photo: cleantechnica.com Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC August 7, 2014 Secretary…

United States and Equatorial Guinea Sign Open Skies Air Transport Agreement

United States and Equatorial Guinea Sign Open Skies Air Transport Agreement

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC August 7, 2014 On August 7…

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Secretary Kerry Issues Statement on Republic of Congo’s National Day

Department of State Washington, DC August 14, 2014 On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I would like to extend congratulations to the people of the Republic of the Congo as you commemorate 54 years of independence on August 15. We enjoy a close friendship with the Republic of the…

Secretary Kerry Issues Statement on Republic of Congo’s National Day

U.S. To Invest $10 million to Extend the U.S.-Africa Clean Energy Finance Initiative

Photo: cleantechnica.com Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC August 7, 2014 Secretary of State John Kerry has announced that the U.S. Department of State plans to commit an additional $10 million for the U.S.-Africa Clean Energy Finance initiative (U.S.-ACEF), which is aimed at helping Africans transition away from traditional sources of energy…

U.S. To Invest $10 million to Extend the U.S.-Africa Clean Energy Finance Initiative

U.S. Hosts West Africa Cooperative Security Initiative Forum on Transnational Organized Crime

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC August 8, 2014 On August 8, the United States hosted West African partners from Benin, Cabo Verde, Cotê d’Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, and Togo at the U.S. Department of State to discuss the mutual concern of transnational organized crime. The dialogue brought together representatives from West…

U.S. Hosts West Africa Cooperative Security Initiative Forum on Transnational Organized Crime

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in Africa

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC July 28, 2014 Twenty-nine women entrepreneurs from 26 African countries arrive in the United States this week to explore ways to expand their businesses and generate prosperity in their communities. The women in this year’s African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP) join a network that has generated…

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in Africa

U.S. Authorizes Departure of Eligible Family Members from Sierra Leone

Marie Harf Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC August 14, 2014 At the recommendation of the U.S. Embassy in Sierra Leone, the State Department today ordered the departure from Freetown of all eligible family members (EFMs) not employed by post. The Embassy recommended this step out of an abundance…

U.S. Authorizes Departure of Eligible Family Members from Sierra Leone

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U.S. Authorizes Departure of Eligible Family Members from Sierra Leone

U.S. Authorizes Departure of Eligible Family Members from Sierra Leone

Marie Harf Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC August 14, 2014 At the recommendation of the U.S. Embassy in Sierra Leone, the State Department today ordered the departure from Freetown of all eligible family…

Sec. Kerry Tours the Fistula Clinic at St. Joseph’s Hospital, DRC

Sec. Kerry Tours the Fistula Clinic at St. Joseph’s Hospital, DRC

State Department Photo Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo May 4, 2014 Your Excellency Bishop…

Sec. Kerry’s Remarks During Visit to Gandhi Memorial Hospital in Addis Ababa

Sec. Kerry’s Remarks During Visit to Gandhi Memorial Hospital in Addis Ababa

Photo credit: REUTERS/Saul Loeb Gandhi Memorial Hospital Addis Ababa, Ethiopia May 1, 2014 SECRETARY KERRY:…

The Carter Center Helping to Improve the Mental Health Care System in Liberia

The Carter Center Helping to Improve the Mental Health Care System in Liberia

Benedict Dossen, a native Liberian and program administrator for the Carter Center’s mental health work…

CULTURE

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…

U.S. Asst. Sec. for Educational & Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan Travels to Uganda and Rwanda

U.S. Asst. Sec. for Educational & Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan Travels to Uganda and Rwanda

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC January 31, 2014 Assistant Secretary for…

LIONS@FRICA Partnership: Teaching Coding Skills to Africa’s Youth

LIONS@FRICA Partnership: Teaching Coding Skills to Africa’s Youth

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC December 13, 2013 In recognition 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 from 26 African countries arrive in the United States this week to explore ways to expand their businesses and generate prosperity in their communities. The…

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