May 2, 2017
On April 24, 2017, three new African Ambassadors to the U.S. presented their Letters of Credence to President Trump at an Ambassador Credentialing Ceremony in the Oval Office at the White House.
* His Excellency Njabuliso Busisiwe Sikhulile Gwebu, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Swaziland
* His Excellency Frederic Edem Hegbe, Ambassador of Togolese Republic
* Her Excellency Lalla Joumala Alaoui, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco
The presentation of credentials is a traditional ceremony that marks the formal beginning of an Ambassador’s service in Washington.