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Photo credit – www.elon.edu Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC January 28, 2013 The U.S. Department of State and the Government of Ghana will be co-hosting a West African Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Workshop in Accra, January 29 – 31. Thomas Dukes, Senior Advisor to the Coordinator for Cyber Issues will lead the […]

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Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC December 18, 2012 Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Dr. Kerri-Ann Jones and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Cynthia Akuetteh today announced the appointment of the next facilitator of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership (CBFP). Matthew Cassetta, […]

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Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC December 5, 2012 The United States and the African Union (AU) met on November 28 and 29, 2012 in Washington for the third annual U.S.-AU High Level Meetings. The discussions focused on how the AU and the United States can work together to address challenges and […]

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Story credit: U.S. State Department official blog Posted by Mike Hammer, Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs. November 5, 2012 When asked by a Tanzanian journalist earlier this month about U.S. policy in Africa, Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Johnnie Carson highlighted the President’s Policy Directive for sub-Saharan Africa and said the United States […]

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Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC October 26, 2012 U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announced today the launch of the 2012 – 2013 Global Connections 2.0 Program, a virtual exchange program for teachers and students from the United States and 19 countries from the Middle East and […]

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Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC August 3, 2012 The State Department is partnering with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to lead a business delegation of approximately 10 senior U.S. executives to Johannesburg, Pretoria, and Cape Town, South Africa from August 6-8, 2012. The mission is in conjunction with Secretary Clinton’s travel […]

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Statement by President Obama on the agreement between Sudan and South Sudan

Photo courtesy of celebrific.com Office of the Press Secretary The White House August 4, 2012 I welcome the announcement by the African Union High-Level Implementation Panel of an agreement between Sudan and South Sudan on oil revenue. This agreement opens the door to a future of greater prosperity for the people of both countries. The […]

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Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC July 27, 2012 As part of the U.S. – North Africa Partnership for Economic Opportunity (NAPEO) Creative and Cultural Economy Incubator, a delegation from Algeria visited Washington DC, Jacksonville, Santa Fe, Detroit, and New York from July 7-29. The group discussed the role of the creative […]

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