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Department of State Washington, DC March 6, 2013 On behalf of the American people, I send best wishes to the people of Ghana as they celebrate 56 years of independence on March 6 and congratulate Ghana on completing its sixth presidential and parliamentary elections. I hope that all Ghanaians will enjoy the benefits of peace […]

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Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC March 1, 2013 For 50 years, Kenya has been a stalwart and reliable partner in a strategically important but volatile region. As the economic powerhouse and transport hub of East Africa, Kenya’s stability is crucial to the security and economic prospects of its neighbors. The success […]

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Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC February 18, 2013 On behalf of the American people, I send best wishes to the people of The Gambia as they celebrate 48 years of independence on February 18. On this joyous occasion, know that the United States looks forward to working with you to advance […]

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Photo courtesy of State Department Department of State Washington, DC February 7, 2013 Special Envoy to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Rashad Hussain is participating in the OIC Heads of State Summit held in Cairo, Egypt February 6-7. On the margins of the summit, Special Envoy Hussain will hold bilateral meetings with Egyptian leaders, […]

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U.S. Department of State Washington, DC On February 1, 2013, John Forbes Kerry was sworn in as the 68th Secretary of State of the United States, becoming the first sitting Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman to become Secretary in over a century. Secretary Kerry joined the State Department after 28 years in the United States […]

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Story source: Allgov.com President Barack Obama has nominated career diplomat Robert F. Godec to be the next ambassador to the East African nation of Kenya. If confirmed, Godec, who has served as chargé d’affaires at the embassy in Nairobi since August 27, would succeed political appointee Scott Gration, who resigned from his position last June […]

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Photo courtesy of mwebantu.com Washington, DC The new Zambian Ambassador to the U.S., His Excellency Palan Mulonda presented his Letters of Credence to President Obama at a ceremony at the White House on Monday January 14, 2013. The presentation of credentials is a traditional ceremony that marks the formal beginning of an Ambassador’s service in […]

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Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC December 31, 2012 On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Sudan as you celebrate 57 years of independence this January 1. We hope that all Sudanese will enjoy the benefits […]

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