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President Obama Issues Executive Order on Power Africa

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 3, 2016 Below is the text of an Executive Order on Advancing the Goals of the Power Africa Initiative to Expand Access to Electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa Through the Establishment of the President’s Power Africa Working Group. ### Executive Order Advancing the Goals […]

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NOFO: Promoting Resilient Communities in Nigeria and Kenya

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO): Promoting Resilient Communities in Nigeria and Kenya October 25, 2016 This is the announcement of funding opportunity number, DRLA-DRLAQM-17-029. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 19.345 Application Deadline: December 16, 2016 A. Project Description The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, […]

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NOFO: Support for Peaceful Elections in Kenya

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO): Support for Peaceful Elections in Kenya October 25, 2016 This is the announcement of funding opportunity number, DRLA-DRLAQM-17-030. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 19.345 Application Deadline: December 12, 2016 A. Project Description The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human […]

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Asst. Sec. Thomas-Greenfield to Travel to Namibia, Lesotho, and South Africa

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC October 25, 2016 Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield will travel to France, Namibia, Lesotho, and South Africa from October 26-November 5. In Paris, France from October 26-27, the Assistant Secretary will attend a ministerial conference on peacekeeping in French-speaking countries. In Windhoek, […]

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MCC Issues Statement on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

October 17, 2016 The Power to Reduce Poverty Today, on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, MCC reflects on our mission to reduce poverty through economic growth. Since our founding in 2004, MCC has invested more than $11 billion toward lifting people out of poverty around the world. What’s more, according to recently released […]

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Asst. Sec. Robinson Travels to East and Central Africa

Assistant Secretary Robinson Travels to the Central African Republic, Djibouti, Somalia, and Uganda Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC October 14, 2016 Assistant Secretary for Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO) David Robinson will travel to to Central African Republic, Djibouti, Somalia, and Uganda from October 19 to November 1 to highlight countering […]

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U.S. Humanitarian Assistance for Lake Chad Basin Region

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC September 23, 2016 The United States announced today more than $41 million in additional humanitarian assistance to people affected by the ongoing conflict and severe food insecurity in Nigeria and throughout the Lake Chad Basin region, where more than 6 million people need emergency food assistance, […]

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President Obama Addresses U.S.-Africa Business Forum

Photo: VOA THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release September 21, 2016 REMARKS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA AT U.S.-AFRICA BUSINESS FORUM Plaza Hotel New York, New York 11:26 A.M. EDT PRESIDENT OBAMA: Well, good morning, everybody! Let me begin by thanking Mayor Bloomberg — not just for the introduction but for the […]

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Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker Delivers Opening Remarks at U.S.-Africa Business Forum

Photo: Penny Pritzker | Twitter U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Delivers Opening Remarks at U.S.-Africa Business Forum 09/21/2016 10:10 AM EDT Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker opened the second U.S.-Africa Business Forum alongside her co-host for the event, the Honorable Michael Bloomberg. Founder of Bloomberg L.P. & Bloomberg Philanthropies and 108th Mayor […]

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Fact Sheet: U.S.-East African Heads of State and CEO Roundtable

U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum’s East Africa Heads of State Roundtable Photo: Department of Commerce On September 20th, U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker chaired a roundtable with East African Heads of State and CEOs focused on advancing regional economic integration and opportunities in the travel and tourism, agribusiness […]

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