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Today in History: June 19, 1862. Slavery is Outlawed in the U.S. territories

On June 19, 1862, Congress prohibited slavery in all current and future United States territories…

“I Can’t Breathe” – 60 Black Former U.S. Ambassadors Condemn Injustices, Police Brutality, and Systemic Racism

Wednesday June 10, 2020  Washington, DC  Following is a statement issued by the Association of…

The Africa Society Issues Statement on the Murder of Mr. George Floyd

For Immediate Release Wednesday June 3, 2020 Washington, DC The Africa Society adds its voice…

Former US Ambassador Bridgewater on COVID-19 Vaccine Research & Africa

For Immediate ReleaseMonday, May 4, 2020 COVID-19 Vaccine Research Trials and Tests Must Include African…

Embassy of Ghana COVID-19 Fundraiser

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Sec. Pompeo Issues Statement on Senegal’s National Day

Department of State Washington, DC April 4, 2020 On behalf of the American people, I congratulate you on the 60th anniversary of Senegal’s independence.  During my recent visit to Dakar, I had the pleasure of enjoying your famous teranga hospitality and seeing first-hand the results of our decades-long close partnership. While visiting Senegal, I presided…

The Africa Society Issues Statement on the Murder of Mr. George Floyd

For Immediate Release Wednesday June 3, 2020 Washington, DC The Africa Society adds its voice to the outcry in our nation and around the world at the brutal killing of Mr. George Floyd, an African American man, by a Minneapolis police officer. We are outraged and saddened that three other officers were present, two of…

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). …

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

Sec. Pompeo Meets With Ethiopian Inter-Religious Council

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…

Former US Ambassador Bridgewater on COVID-19 Vaccine Research & Africa

For Immediate ReleaseMonday, May 4, 2020 COVID-19 Vaccine Research Trials and Tests Must Include African Partners By Ambassador Pamela E. Bridgewater (Ret.) The Africa Society, like individuals, organizations and governments worldwide, joins in the call for accelerated, focused and thorough efforts to find a vaccine that is effective in preventing the Novel Corona virus (COVID-19)…

HEALTH

Former US Ambassador Bridgewater on COVID-19 Vaccine Research & Africa

For Immediate ReleaseMonday, May 4, 2020 COVID-19 Vaccine Research Trials and Tests Must Include African Partners By Ambassador Pamela E. Bridgewater (Ret.) The Africa Society, like individuals, organizations and governments worldwide, joins in the call for accelerated, focused and thorough…

Embassy of Ghana COVID-19 Fundraiser

Embassy of Ghana Washington, DC April 28, 2020   Join the Embassy of Ghana, USA,…

The Carter Center Partners with the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Health

Seeking Better Outcomes for Mothers and Babies   By The Carter Center May 10, 2019 Through…

Dep. Sec. Sullivan and Deborah Birx M.D. Visit Health Center in Soweto

Photo: US Embassy South Africa Press Availability at the Zola Community Health Care Center in…

CULTURE

U.S. Asst. Sec. Marie Royce Travels to Egypt

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC February 15, 2020 Assistant Secretary of…

United States and Algeria Sign Cultural Property Agreement

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC August 14, 2019   Assistant Secretary…

Sec. Pompeo Meets With Ethiopian Inter-Religious Council

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…

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