President Trump’s Call with Egyptian President Al Sisi

President Trump’s Call with Egyptian President Al Sisi

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 9, 2017 Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Call with President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi of Egypt President Donald J. Trump spoke today with President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi of Egypt.  The two presidents agreed on the importance of all countries implementing the […]

US Issues Statement on Lesotho’s National Elections

US Issues Statement on Lesotho’s National Elections

Heather Nauert Department of State Spokesperson Washington, DC June 8, 2017 The United States congratulates the people of Lesotho for participating peacefully in national elections on June 3, 2017. The United States looks forward to working productively with a new Lesotho government as soon as a coalition is finalized and a new Prime Minister is […]

Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO): Combatting Gender Based Violence in Tunisia

Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO): Combatting Gender Based Violence in Tunisia

June 6, 2017 This is the initial announcement of this funding opportunity, DRLA-DRLAQM-17- Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 19.345 Application Deadline: August 4, 2017 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 for projects that help […]

Acting Asst. Sec. Judith G. Garber Travels to Botswana

Acting Asst. Sec. Judith G. Garber Travels to Botswana

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC June 5, 2017 Acting Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Judith G. Garber will travel to Gaborone, Botswana from June 7-10. During her time in Botswana, she will meet with government officials and representatives from NGOs and […]

World Health Organization Elects First Director-General From Africa

World Health Organization Elects First Director-General From Africa

Ethiopia’s Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, center, after his speech to delegates at the World Health Assembly on May 23 in Geneva. Photo: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images Story: NPR Heard on All Things Considered May 23, 2017 Health officials from more than 180 countries meeting in Geneva on Tuesday have elected a new leader for the World Health […]

President Trump Issues Statement on Attack in Egypt

President Trump Issues Statement on Attack in Egypt

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 26, 2017 Statement by President Donald J. Trump on the Attack in Egypt Terrorists are engaged in a war against civilization, and it is up to all who value life to confront and defeat this evil.  This merciless slaughter of Christians in Egypt […]

Sec. Tillerson Issues Statement on Ethiopia’s National Day

Sec. Tillerson Issues Statement on Ethiopia’s National Day

Department of State Washington, DC May 26, 2017 On behalf of President Trump and the people of the United States, I congratulate Ethiopia as you celebrate your National Day on May 28. A warm friendship connects the Ethiopian and American people. We remain committed to working with Ethiopia to foster liberty, democracy, economic growth, protection […]

Former Obama Senior Director Makes a Case for Africa In US National Security

Former Obama Senior Director Makes a Case for Africa In US National Security

Photo Courtesy Harris Africa Partners, LLC. By Frederick Nnoma-Addison Grant T. Harris, Special Assistant to President Obama / Senior Director for African Affairs at the National Security Council (2011-2015), and current CEO of Harris Africa Partners, LLC. has authored a timely report on Why Africa Matters to US National Security. It was launched on May […]

African Ambassador’s Group, Washington, Host 2017 Africa Day Celebration

African Ambassador’s Group, Washington, Host 2017 Africa Day Celebration

AU Permanent Rep to the US (Front, Center in Gold) with African Ambassadors Group Photo by George Bright Abu (The Afrikan Post) Ronald Reagan Building, Washington, DC May 25, 2017 (AU Day) Story by Frederick Nnoma-Addison The African Diplomatic Corps in Washington, under the leadership of its current Dean, Ambassador Serge Mombouli, of the Republic […]

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