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Story & Picture Courtesy: Africa Update, June 2013 Issue Office of Representative Karen Bass, Ranking Member Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Affairs & Human Rights On May 25, 2013, in Addis Ababa, heads of state and representatives from 54 African nations gathered to celebrate 50 years of efforts by African nations to reclaim their […]

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Office of the Press Secretary The White House Washington, DC April 7, 2013 Nineteen years ago, Rwanda was torn apart by a great evil. Today, we stand with the people of Rwanda to commemorate the Rwandan genocide. We honor the victims, and we express our solidarity with the survivors. More than 800,000 men, women, and […]

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Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC April 5, 2013 The United States Government, in coordination with the Governments of the United Kingdom, Norway and the European Union, will host a South Sudan Economic Partners Forum in Washington on April 16, 2013, to discuss the economic and fiscal challenges facing South Sudan and […]

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson February 20, 2013 The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce the winners of Apps4Africa 2012: Business Challenge, an Africa-wide competition to develop sustainable technology-based solutions to youth unemployment. Selected from nearly 300 applications from 27 countries by an international panel of judges, the winning teams […]

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Photo credit – www.elon.edu Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC January 28, 2013 The U.S. Department of State and the Government of Ghana will be co-hosting a West African Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Workshop in Accra, January 29 – 31. Thomas Dukes, Senior Advisor to the Coordinator for Cyber Issues will lead the […]

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Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC December 18, 2012 Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Dr. Kerri-Ann Jones and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Cynthia Akuetteh today announced the appointment of the next facilitator of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership (CBFP). Matthew Cassetta, […]

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Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC December 5, 2012 The United States and the African Union (AU) met on November 28 and 29, 2012 in Washington for the third annual U.S.-AU High Level Meetings. The discussions focused on how the AU and the United States can work together to address challenges and […]

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Story credit: U.S. State Department official blog Posted by Mike Hammer, Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs. November 5, 2012 When asked by a Tanzanian journalist earlier this month about U.S. policy in Africa, Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Johnnie Carson highlighted the President’s Policy Directive for sub-Saharan Africa and said the United States […]

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Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC October 26, 2012 U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announced today the launch of the 2012 – 2013 Global Connections 2.0 Program, a virtual exchange program for teachers and students from the United States and 19 countries from the Middle East and […]

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Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC August 3, 2012 The State Department is partnering with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to lead a business delegation of approximately 10 senior U.S. executives to Johannesburg, Pretoria, and Cape Town, South Africa from August 6-8, 2012. The mission is in conjunction with Secretary Clinton’s travel […]

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