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Senior State Department Official on U.S. Engagement with Libya Special Briefing Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, D.C. February 28, 2020   MODERATOR: Today’s briefing will be on background, attribution to a senior department official or State Department official. And [Senior State Department Official] is going to start with remarks and then will […]

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Senior State Department Official On Developments in South Sudan’s Peace Process Special Briefing Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, D.C. February 26, 2020   MODERATOR: Thanks for being here. Today we have [Senior State Department Official], who’s going to talk to us about developments in South Sudan. The attribution for this talk will […]

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Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC February 26, 2020   Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs R. Clarke Cooper travels to Mauritania, Algeria, and Tunisia February 27-March 4, 2020, to expand U.S. security cooperation and defense trade that enhances our shared security across Africa and the Maghreb. In Mauritania February 27-28, […]

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USDA Expands Market for U.S. Wheat: Adds Idaho, Oregon, and Washington to List of States that Can Export Wheat to Kenya US Department of Agriculture Washington, DC   Press Release Release No. 0162.20 WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2020 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that, effective immediately, U.S. wheat may now be shipped […]

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The U.S. Announces Funding for the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs

White House, State Department, and U.S. African Development Foundation Announce Funding for the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC February 20, 2020 Today, Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump announced a new partnership in support of the White House-led Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative (W-GDP).  […]

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Office of the Press Secretary The White House FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 20, 2020 Today, President Donald J. Trump announced that Adam Boehler will be Executive Chairman of the Prosper Africa initiative.  Victoria Whitney will be the Chief Operating Officer for the initiative.  Mr. Boehler will fulfill this role while continuing to serve as Chief […]

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United Nations Economic Commission for Africa Addis Ababa, Ethiopia February 19, 2020   SECRETARY POMPEO:  Good morning everyone.  Vera, thank you.  Thank you for the kind introduction.  Thank you all very much for welcoming me.  Let’s see, there we go.  Vera, I think we got the lapel mike.  Here we go.  Good morning.  Really, good […]

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Sheraton Hotel Addis Ababa, Ethiopia February 18, 2020   MODERATOR:  Good afternoon.  Welcome to the joint press briefing of His Excellency Ato Gedu Andargachew, Foreign Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, and His Excellency U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo.  The press briefing will go as follows:  First, the two principals will give […]

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Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC February 18, 2020   Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with African Union (AU) Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Secretary Pompeo and Chairperson Faki discussed ongoing efforts to address the security crisis in the Sahel and to support the UN in Libya, […]

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Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC February 18, 2020   The statement below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with the Ethiopian Inter-Religious Council in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Secretary highlighted the fundamental importance of religious freedom in a democracy and thanked the Council […]

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