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USTDA Connects U.S. Industry to Solar Project in South Africa

The grant funds a feasibility study to assess the viability of a 75 megawatt solar photovoltaic power plant in the Free State province of South Africa

Today, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to Pele Green Energy (Pty) Ltd, a South African independent power developer based in Johannesburg. The grant funds a feasibility study to assess the viability of a 75 megawatt solar photovoltaic power plant in the Free State province of South…

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Secretary Tillerson meets with Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra, at the Department of State

Public Schedule: Public Schedule: May 17, 2017 05/16/2017 10:26 PM EDT May 17, 2017 DEPARTMENT OF STATE PUBLIC SCHEDULE MAY 17, 2017 SECRETARY REX TILLERSON 10:00 a.m. Secretary Tillerson meets with Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra, at the Department of State. (CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP) Preset time for video cameras: 9:15…

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May 11 Briefing with co-hosts of the African Land Forces Summit 2017 U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Joseph P. Harrington, Commander of U.S. Army Africa, and Malawi Defense Force Gen. Spoon Phiri, chief of defense forces of Malawi

ALFS 2017 will be held in Lilongwe, Malawi, May 8-11

EVENT: Please join us on Thursday, May 11, 2017, at 1315 GMT for a telephonic press conference with U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Joseph P. Harrington, Commander of U.S. Army Africa, and Malawi Defense Force Gen. Spoon Phiri, chief of defense forces of Malawi and co-host of the African Land Forces…

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Africa: On the Occasion of the Republic of Sierra Leone's National Day

The United States remains committed to working with your government to support Sierra Leone’s efforts to grow economically, strengthen its democracy, and ensure the well-being of all its citizens

Press Statement by Rex W. Tillerson, Secretary of State: On behalf of the American people, best wishes to the people of Sierra Leone as you celebrate the anniversary of your independence on April 27. We value the continued partnership between our countries and the ties between our people. The United…

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Ambassador Nikki Haley Chairs UN Security Council Briefing on South Sudan

In her remarks, she highlighted the dire humanitarian situation in the country and the need for strong Council action to address the ongoing conflict and save lives

Ambassador Nikki Haley, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, chaired a Security Council briefing on South Sudan. In her remarks, she highlighted the dire humanitarian situation in the country and the need for strong Council action to address the ongoing conflict and save lives. “I call on this Council…