Sec. Tillerson Issues Statement on Uganda’s National Day

Sec. Tillerson Issues Statement on Uganda’s National Day

Department of State Washington, DC October 9, 2017 On behalf of the people of the United States, our best wishes to all Ugandans as you celebrate the 55th anniversary of your independence. The United States values its relationship with Uganda, a key partner with shared interests in promoting regional security and economic growth. After decades […]

Sec. Tillerson Issues Statement on Nigeria’s National Day

Sec. Tillerson Issues Statement on Nigeria’s National Day

Department of State Washington, DC September 30, 2017 On behalf of the American people, I congratulate the Government of Nigeria and the Nigerian people as you celebrate your national independence on October 1. The United States and Nigeria have a strong and enduring partnership that benefits both our nations. The U.S.-Nigeria partnership is built on […]

Sec. Tillerson Issues Statement on Guinea Bissau’s National Day

Sec. Tillerson Issues Statement on Guinea Bissau’s National Day

Department of State Washington, DC September 24, 2017 On behalf of the government of the United States, congratulations to the people of Guinea-Bissau as you celebrate your national independence on September 24. The United States and Guinea-Bissau have had a long and valued partnership. The United States will continue to work with your government to […]

Sec. Tillerson Issues Statement on Mali’s National Day

Sec. Tillerson Issues Statement on Mali’s National Day

Department of State Washington, DC September 22, 2017 On behalf of President Trump and the people of the United States of America, we send our best wishes to the people of Mali as you celebrate your Independence Day on September 22. The United States values our partnership with Mali. We will continue to grow our […]

Two New African Ambassadors Present Letters of Credence at White House

Two New African Ambassadors Present Letters of Credence at White House

AMIP News Washington, DC September 20, 2017 On Friday, September 8, 2017, two new African Ambassadors presented their Letters of Credence to President Trump at an Ambassador Credentialing Ceremony in the Oval Office at the White House. They are:  His Excellency Sebujja Mull Katende, Ambassador of the Republic of Uganda His Excellency Ronald Jean Jumeau, […]

Sec. Tillerson Issues Statement on Swaziland National Day

Sec. Tillerson Issues Statement on Swaziland National Day

Department of State Washington, DC September 6, 2017 On behalf of the United States of America, congratulations to the people of the Kingdom of Swaziland on 49 years of independence. The announcement this month that Swaziland, in partnership with the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, has reduced new HIV infections by nearly half demonstrates […]

Sec. Tillerson Issues Statement on Niger’s National Day

Sec. Tillerson Issues Statement on Niger’s National Day

Department of State Washington, DC August 4, 2017 On behalf of the Government of the United States, our congratulations to the government and people of Niger as you celebrate your nation’s independence. The United States will continue to work with Niger to encourage economic growth, assist with counterterrorism efforts, and support a vibrant civil society. […]

Sec. Tillerson Issues Statement on Benin’s National Day

Sec. Tillerson Issues Statement on Benin’s National Day

Department of State Washington, DC August 1, 2017 On behalf of the United States, congratulations to the people of Benin as you celebrate the 57th anniversary of your national independence on August 1st. The United States reaffirms its support of Benin and its goal of a better and more prosperous future. We use this opportunity […]

Sec. Tillerson Issues Statement on Liberia’s National Day

Sec. Tillerson Issues Statement on Liberia’s National Day

Department of State Washington, DC July 26, 2017 On behalf of the United States, congratulations to all Liberians as you mark 170 years of independence. In this important election year, we applaud Liberia’s dedication to democratic ideals, as embodied by your commitment to free and fair elections and the peaceful transition of power. We look […]

New Ghanaian Ambassador to US Presents Letters of Credence

New Ghanaian Ambassador to US Presents Letters of Credence

AMIP News Washington, DC July 30, 2017 On Friday, July 21, 2017, the new Ghanaian Ambassador to the U.S.–Dr. Baffour Adjei-Bawuah–presented his Letters of Credence to President Trump at an Ambassador Credentialing Ceremony in the Oval Office at the White House. The presentation of credentials is a traditional ceremony that marks the formal beginning of […]

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