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The Africa Society Calls for Respectful, Robust US-Africa Policy and Engagement

Washington, DC Friday August 21, 2020 For Immediate Release  As the United States of America prepares for the 2020 presidential election in November, The Africa Society calls on the 2021 presidential administration to adopt robust policies and actions that are respectful, purposeful, strategic relative to the nations of the African Continent, and advance United States […]

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On June 19, 1862, Congress prohibited slavery in all current and future United States territories (though not in the states), and President Lincoln quickly signed the legislation. Law Enacting Emancipation in the Federal Territories:An Act to secure Freedom to all Persons within the Territories of the United States. The law stated: ‘Be it enacted by […]

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Wednesday June 10, 2020  Washington, DC  Following is a statement issued by the Association of Black American Ambassadors. “I can’t breathe!” These words, repeated for over eight minutes by George Floyd as a Minneapolis police officer’s knee bore down on his neck to the point of death, have become an angry protest cry for many […]

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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 […]

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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) […]

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Embassy of Ghana Washington, DC April 28, 2020   Join the Embassy of Ghana, USA, on Friday, May 1, 2020, for a Virtual Concert to raise funds to support the fight against COVID-19 in Ghana, and to support Ghanaians in the US who have been affected as well. The Virtual Concert will be broadcasted LIVE […]

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South African Airways Media Release April 15, 2020 South African Airways Repatriates Stranded South Africans From Miami Fort Lauderdale, FL (April 15, 2020) – South African Airways (SAA), repatriated over 300 South African citizens on April 14, 2020 aboard a specially planned charter flight from the Miami International Airport (MIA) to South Africa. This flight, […]

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Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC April 13, 2020 The statement below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.  Secretary Pompeo thanked the Prime Minister and Ethiopian Airlines for their continued support to provide flights to American citizens stranded […]

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Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC April 7, 2020 The statement below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry. Secretary Pompeo and Foreign Minister Shoukry discussed regional issues and emphasized the importance of cooperation during the COVID-19 pandemic. The […]

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