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U.S. Dedicates New U.S. Embassy in Mbabane, Swaziland

U.S. Dedicates New U.S. Embassy in Mbabane, Swaziland

Photo: US Embassy, Swaziland Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC June 27,…

U.S. Asst. Sec. Thomas-Greenfield To Travel to Uganda, Zambia, Botswana, and Malawi

U.S. Asst. Sec. Thomas-Greenfield To Travel to Uganda, Zambia, Botswana, and Malawi

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC June 22, 2016 Assistant…

U.S. Issues Statement on Cessation of Hostilities in Sudan

U.S. Issues Statement on Cessation of Hostilities in Sudan

Press Statement John Kirby Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs Department of…

First Lady Michelle Obama to Travel to Liberia and Morocco

First Lady Michelle Obama to Travel to Liberia and Morocco

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the First Lady FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 15, 2016 First…

U.S. Calls for Restraint on the Ethiopia-Eritrea Border

U.S. Calls for Restraint on the Ethiopia-Eritrea Border

Press Statement John Kirby Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs Department of…

U.S. Special Advisor for Children’s Issues Travels to Ethiopia

U.S. Special Advisor for Children’s Issues Travels to Ethiopia

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC June 13, 2016 Special…

U.S. Issues Statement on UN Commission of Inquiry on Eritrea

U.S. Issues Statement on UN Commission of Inquiry on Eritrea

Press Statement John Kirby Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs Department of…

PHOTO GALLERY

Secretary Kerry Issues Statement on Djibouti’s National Day

Department of State Washington, DC June 27, 2016 On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I congratulate the people of Djibouti on the anniversary of your independence on June 27. Djibouti is a lynchpin of security and stability in the Horn of Africa. You are a first responder in times of need, and…

Secretary Kerry Issues Statement on Djibouti’s National Day

First Meeting of U.S.-Tunisia Joint Economic Commission

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC May 5, 2016 Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Catherine A. Novelli will lead the U.S. delegation to the first meeting of the U.S.-Tunisia Joint Economic Commission on Friday, May 6, in Washington, D.C. The Tunisian Government delegation will be led…

First Meeting of U.S.-Tunisia Joint Economic Commission

NOFO: Building Trust Between Community Members and Security Providers in Coastal Kenya

June 7, 2016 This is the initial announcement of this funding opportunity, DRLA-DRLAQM-16-085. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 19.345 Application Deadline: Friday, July 8 at 11:30 pm EST A. Project Description The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) announces an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications…

NOFO: Building Trust Between Community Members and Security Providers in Coastal Kenya

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

UNAIDS and PEPFAR Announce Reduction in New HIV Infections in Africa

International Health Issues: UNAIDS and PEPFAR Announce Dramatic Reductions in New HIV Infections Among Children in the 21 Countries Most Affected by HIV in Africa Concerted global efforts have led to a 60% drop in new infections among children, which has averted 1.2 million new HIV infections among children in 21 priority countries since 2009…

UNAIDS and PEPFAR Announce Reduction in New HIV Infections in Africa

HEALTH

UNAIDS and PEPFAR Announce Reduction in New HIV Infections in Africa

UNAIDS and PEPFAR Announce Reduction in New HIV Infections in Africa

International Health Issues: UNAIDS and PEPFAR Announce Dramatic Reductions in New HIV Infections Among Children in the 21 Countries Most Affected by HIV in Africa Concerted global efforts have led to a 60% drop in new infections among children, which…

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…

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,…

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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