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U.S. Delegation To Attend Kofi Annan’s Funeral in Accra, Ghana

Photo: Kofi Annan, Facebook Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC September 11, 2018 Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Andrea L. Thompson will lead a U.S. delegation to the September 13, 2018 funeral of former Secretary-General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan. The U.S. delegation will pay respect […]

File Photo   Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC September 6, 2018   The Department of State and the Government of Senegal today inaugurated a new regional counterterrorism training facility in Thiès, Senegal. U.S. and Senegalese officials formally dedicated the new Regional Tactical Training Center, which was funded, constructed, and equipped through […]

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  Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program Marks 40th Anniversary With Alumni Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa 09/06/2018 10:44 AM EDT   Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC September 6, 2018 The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program will celebrate 40 years of bringing international professionals to the United States to engage […]

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The DC Mayor’s office on African Affairs issued this proclamation for African Heritage Month.    

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Photo: White House THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release August 27, 2018 REMARKS BY PRESIDENT TRUMP AND PRESIDENT KENYATTA OF THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA IN EXPANDED BILATERAL MEETING   Cabinet Room 2:13 P.M. EDT PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Well, thank you very much.  We are with President Kenyatta of a wonderful country […]

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File Photo   Zimbabwe’s Constitutional Court Ruling on the Presidential Election 08/24/2018 08:44 PM EDT   Press Statement Heather Nauert Department of State Spokesperson Washington, DC August 24, 2018 Today, Zimbabwe’s Constitutional Court declared Emmerson D. Mnangagwa the winner of the election and Zimbabwe’s next President and dismissed MDC Alliance’s challenge of the July 30 […]

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File Photo   Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC August 22, 2018 Senior representatives from the United States and Ghana participated in a U.S.-Ghana Cyber Study visit to facilitate stronger bilateral cooperation on cyber issues, including building government capacity to address emerging challenges and shared threats. The visit covered key cyber and […]

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President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita    Heather Nauert Department of State Spokesperson Washington, DC August 20, 2018 The United States commends the people of Mali for their participation in the presidential election on July 29 and the runoff on August 12. The elections were a demonstration of their commitment to democratic values and we congratulate President […]

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Photo: twitter.com/statecso Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC August 8, 2018 Deputy Assistant Secretary Pete Marocco will travel to Rabat, Morocco; Cairo, Egypt; and Tunis, Tunisia August 9-14. In Rabat, he will meet with civil society implementing partners. In Cairo, he will meet with Arab League officials to discuss a capacity-building program […]

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Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC August 7, 2018 Today, on the twentieth anniversary of the bombings of the U.S. Embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, we remember the victims of these terrorist attacks. These bombings, carried out by al-Qaida, resulted in more than 250 deaths and nearly 5,000 injuries. […]

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