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Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Andrea L. Thompson To Lead U.S. Delegation to the Funeral of Kofi Annan in Accra, Ghana

The United States delegation will pay respect to Kofi Annan’s manifold contributions to the international community and underscore the United States commitment to a strong partnership with Ghana

Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Andrea L. Thompson To Lead U.S. Delegation to the Funeral of Kofi Annan in Accra, Ghana: 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…

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Zimbabwe’s Constitutional Court Ruling on the Presidential Election

Zimbabwe’s Constitutional Court Ruling on the Presidential Election: U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release 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 presidential election…

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Remarks at the 20th Anniversary Commemoration Ceremony of the Embassy Bombings in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Remarks at the 20th Anniversary Commemoration Ceremony of the Embassy Bombings in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: Remarks John J. Sullivan Deputy Secretary of State Washington, DC August 7, 2018 DEPUTY SECRETARY SULLIVAN: It’s a great honor for me to stand here today, and it’s a solemn day…

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Statement by Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: Anniversary of the Bombings of the U.S. Embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Statement by Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: Anniversary of the Bombings of the U.S. Embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: 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…

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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 United States, and President Trump looks forward to discussing ways to broaden the strategic partnership based on our shared democratic values and mutual interests. The…

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Africa Endeavor 2018 Senior Leader and Communications Symposium Commences

Participants will focus on and discuss issues related to cyber security and cyber defense, operations against violent extremist organizations, maritime operations to counter illicit trafficking and peacekeeping operations

Cabo Verde’s Armed Forces, in partnership with U.S. Africa Command, are hosting representatives from the Economic Community of Central African States, other international and African regional organizations, and more than 30 nations from across Africa, Europe, and the United States for the 13th annual Africa Endeavor 2018 Senior Leader and…

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The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) Provides Loan to Support Small Business Lending and Transportation in Uganda

The business, which has grown with no advertising, will use the OPIC loan to scale up its successful operations in Uganda

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has provided a $5 million loan to Tugende Limited, which supports small business lending and expanded transportation in Uganda by providing lease-to-own financing to motorcycle taxi drivers.  Tugende is a six-year-old business that tapped into pent up demand for lease-to-own financing among motorcycle taxi…