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Secretary Tillerson Plans Africa Trip Early 2018

Secretary Tillerson Plans Africa Trip Early 2018

December 6, 2017. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is planning a trip to Africa in the first three months of next year, a senior aide said on Wednesday, amid speculation how long Tillerson might stay in the job. Earlier on Wednesday, Tillerson said there was no […]

Story Photos & Photo Album (Bottom) Courtesy Afrikan Post – George Bright Abu Civic Center – Silver Spring, Maryland Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Story by Frederick Nnoma-Addison Maryland Lt. Governor, Boyd K. Rutherford (above), Secretary of State, John C. Wobensmith, and African Union Permanent Representative to the United States, H.E. Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, joined some […]

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AMIP News & The Africa Society Launch Book on US-Africa Engagement

Photo by George Bright Abu, Afrikan Post (L-R) Beryl Nnoma-Addison (Editor / VP, AMIP News), Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfiield (Asst. Sec. for Africa, State Dept.), Patricia Baine (President, The Africa Society), Frederick Nnoma-Addison (Author & Compiler/ CEO, AMIP News) Washington, DC Friday, January 13, 2017 AMIP News and The Africa Society launched The United States and […]

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US Delegation to Attend Inauguration of Ghanaian President-Elect Nana Akufo-Addo

Photo: Twitter – @NAkufoAddo THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary January 5, 2017 President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to Ghana to Attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Nana Akufo-Addo President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Ghana to attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Nana Akufo-Addo on January […]

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US Urges Momentum in  Somalia’s Electoral Process

Press Statement John Kirby Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs Department of State Washington, DC January 4, 2017 The United States welcomes the inauguration of Somalia’s new Federal Parliament and congratulates the people of Somalia on yet another step toward political stability. Parliament must now prioritize transparency and timeliness in the election […]

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US Issues Statement on Murder of Burundian Government Minister

File Photo Press Statement John Kirby Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs Department of State Washington, DC January 3, 2017 The United States strongly condemns the January 1 murder of Emmanuel Niyonkuru, the Burundian Minister of Water, Environment, and Planning. Our thoughts and our prayers are with his family and loved ones […]

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The United States Applauds DRC Agreement

Press Statement John Kirby Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs Department of State Washington, DC January 2, 2017 The United States welcomes the December 31 signing of an inclusive political compromise agreement by the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and opposition party leaders. By paving the way for peaceful, […]

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Season’s Greetings From AMIP News
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26 Americans To Travel to Sub-Saharan Africa for Mandela Washington Fellowship Reciprocal Exchange

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC December 15, 2016 Twenty-six Americans have been selected to participate in the Reciprocal Exchange program, a new component of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. The U.S. Department of State, through its implementing partner IREX, will provide support for collaborative projects between 27 Mandela […]

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US Breaks Ground on New Embassy in Maputo, Mozambique

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC December 13, 2016 In an important symbol of enduring friendship with Mozambique, U.S. Ambassador H. Dean Pittman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Todd Haskell, and local officials broke ground today on the new U.S. Embassy Compound in Maputo. The multi-building complex will be situated on […]

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