HEADLINES

Retired U.S. Ambassador Bridgewater Launches “Neutral on Nothing” – The Social Activism of Rev. Dr. B.H. Hester

Fredericksburg, Virginia – April 25, 2019 Shiloh Baptist Church, (Old Site) Former U.S. Ambassador Bridgewater…

U.S. Dignitaries Attend State Dinner in Côte d’Ivoire

April 17, 2019 Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire Readout of State Dinner Following the We-Fi Summit, dignitaries, including the…

World Bank Holds First Regional Summit for the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative

April 17, 2019 Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire Readout of World Bank’s First Regional Summit for the Women…

Ivanka Trump Meets Female Cocoa Farmers in Côte d’Ivoire

April 17, 2019 Adzope, Côte d’Ivoire Readout of Visit to Cocoa Farm in Adzope, Côte d’Ivoire…

Ivanka Trump/U.S. Delegation Meet Ivorian VP Daniel Duncan

April 16, 2019 Abidjan, La Cote d’Ivoire Readout of Senior Advisor to the President Ivanka…

3 Africans Among Winners of GIST Tech-I Competition

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC April 16, 2019 The…

USAID Guarantees Loan for Azalech Coffee Roasting

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia April 14, 2019 Readout of Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump and…

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Sec. Pompeo Issues Statement on Senegal’s National Day

Department of State Washington, DC April 4, 2019   On behalf of the United States, I extend my sincere congratulations to the people and Government of Senegal as you celebrate your 59th anniversary of independence. We congratulate Senegal for your steadfast commitment to peace and promotion of democratic values, as shown by your recent presidential…

DC’s Mayor’s Office on African Affairs Celebrates 10th Year

Story & Pictures : DC MOAA Highlights from MOAA’s 10th Year Celebration (WASHINGTON, D.C.) On September 27, 2016 the Mayor’s Office on African Affairs celebrated its 10th Year Anniversary themed: A Decade of Service to the District’s African Community. The event commemorated September as African Heritage Month, and featured traditional African dance performances and music.…

DC’s Mayor’s Office on African Affairs Celebrates 10th Year

Launch of OPIC 2X Africa and African Women’s Economic Empowerment Dialogue

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia April 15, 2019 Readout of Launch of OPIC 2X Africa and African Women’s Economic Empowerment Dialogue Today, in front of women leaders and entrepreneurs at the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) in Addis Ababa, Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump and Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) Acting President and CEO David…

Women from 5 African Countries Participate in Fortune’s Women’s Mentoring Program

Fortune’s Most Powerful Women To Mentor Women Leaders From Around the World 03/25/2019 09:55 AM EDT   Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC March 25, 2019 Women leaders from 15 countries arrived in the United States this week for the Fortune–U.S. Department of State Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership. The 19 participants will spend…

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 Soweto 03/18/2019 11:51 AM EDT   Press Availability John J. Sullivan Deputy Secretary of State Deborah L. Birx, M.D. U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator & U.S. Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy Johannesburg, South Africa March 16, 2019   MODERATOR: Alright,…

HEALTH

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 Soweto 03/18/2019 11:51 AM EDT   Press Availability John J. Sullivan Deputy Secretary of State Deborah L. Birx, M.D. U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator & U.S.…

Survey Shows Smaller HIV Epidemic in Nigeria Than Once Thought

  Large National Survey Shows Smaller HIV Epidemic in Nigeria Than Once Thought and Highlights…

Amb. Birx on President Trump’s Signing PEPFAR Extension Act of 2018

  December 12, 2018 President Donald J. Trump signed yesterday the PEPFAR Extension Act of…

Sec. Pompeo Announces Latest Lifesaving PEPFAR Results

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC November 27, 2018 Today, in advance…

CULTURE

Women from 10 African Countries Among Inaugural Cohort for Academy for Women Entrepreneurs

U.S. State Department Launches the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs 03/06/2019 02:07 PM EST   Media…

3 African Countries Participate in Global Sports Mentoring Program

  U.S. Department of State and espnW Join Forces for the Seventh Annual Global Sports…

United States and Libya Sign Cultural Property Protection Agreement

Under Secretary Goldstein and Libyan Foreign Affairs Under Secretary Almughrabi Sign a New MOU Photo:…

Women from 5 African Countries Participate in Fortune’s Women’s Mentoring Program

Fortune’s Most Powerful Women To Mentor Women Leaders From Around the World 03/25/2019 09:55 AM EDT   Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC March 25, 2019 Women leaders from 15 countries arrived in the United States this week…