US Welcomes Transition of Power in The Gambia

US Welcomes Transition of Power in The Gambia

Press Statement Mark C. Toner Acting Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC January 22, 2017   The United States welcomes the on-going peaceful transition of power in The Gambia and congratulates President Adama Barrow on his inauguration. We applaud the commitment to democracy and the restraint shown by the Gambian people over the past weeks. We […]

Security Governance Initiative: 2015 Review

Security Governance Initiative: 2015 Review Report Bureau of African Affairs March 2, 2016 Enhancing the transparent, accountable, and legitimate management and oversight of security policy and practice Overview At the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in August 2014, President Obama launched the Security Governance Initiative (SGI), a multi-year effort with $65 million in initial funding between the […]

U.S. Condemns Recent Terrorist Bombings in Libya

John Kirby Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs Department of State Washington, DC January 7, 2016 The United States strongly condemns the January 7 bombing at a security training center in Zliten, Libya, as well as the attacks since January 4 on the oil terminals in Es Sidra and Ras Lanouf. Today’s attack – which targeted […]

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