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THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 6, 2018   Statement from the Press Secretary on the Visit of President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya President Donald J. Trump will welcome President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya to the White House on August 27, 2018.  Kenya is a vital partner of the […]

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Heather Nauert Department of State Spokesperson Washington, DC August 3, 2018 Zimbabwe’s July 30 elections presented the country with an historic chance to move beyond the political and economic crises of the past and toward profound democratic change. The Zimbabwean people turned out massively to cast their votes, underscoring their aspirations for a better future, […]

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Photo: Twitter THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 27, 2018 READOUT OF THE VICE PRESIDENT’S MEETING WITH ETHIOPIAN PRIME MINISTER DR. ABIY AHMED The Vice President met today with Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed. The Vice President reaffirmed the United States’ longstanding partnership with the people of Ethiopia […]

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Video of Executions in Cameroon 07/16/2018 08:15 PM EDT   Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC July 16, 2018 The United States is gravely concerned over the recent video depicting men wearing military-style uniforms executing two women and two children, one an infant. International media, Amnesty International, and Cameroonian human rights organizations attribute […]

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Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC July 12, 2018 Twenty-two women entrepreneurs from 13 African countries arrive in the United States this week to connect with their American counterparts and accelerate the growth of their businesses. The businesswomen in this year’s African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP) join a network that has created […]

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Photo: State Department   Remarks John J. Sullivan Deputy Secretary of State Washington, DC July 11, 2018 DEPUTY SECRETARY SULLIVAN: Thank you, Robert, for that kind introduction, and good morning, everyone. It’s a pleasure to be with you this morning. On behalf of Secretary Pompeo, I’m honored to welcome you to the State Department. And […]

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Eritrea and Ethiopia End War and Adopt Joint Declaration of Peace and Friendship Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC July 10, 2018 The United States welcomes the July 9 commitment to peace and security between the State of Eritrea and the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, effectively ending 20 years of conflict. We […]

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Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC July 6, 2018 Twenty-eight teenage girls from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestinian Territories, and Tunisia will participate in the U.S. Department of State’s TechGirls exchange program from July 8-August 1, 2018. During their three weeks in the United States, participants will strengthen and develop technical […]

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Photo: US Embassy, Ghana   U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, Presidents Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa, Announce $1 Billion in Deals during Africa Mission 07/06/2018 12:01 PM E   U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and a delegation from the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA) announced over $1 […]

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  Press Statement Heather Nauert Department of State Spokesperson Washington, DC July 3, 2018 The United States condemns the recent terrorist attacks in the Sahel. These include attacks against security forces of the G-5 Sahel Joint Force in Sévaré, Mali on June 29, the landmine attack that killed four Malian troops in Koro county on […]

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