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Nigeria at a Crossroads: The Upcoming Elections

Testimony, Tibor P. Nagy, Jr. Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs U.S. House of Representatives, Sub-Committee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations

Testimony, Tibor P. Nagy, Jr.  Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs U.S. House of Representatives, Sub-Committee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Introduction  Chairman Smith, Ranking Member Bass, and distinguished Members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to testify today regarding the upcoming elections…

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U.S. Supports Sustainable Tourism in Egypt’s Red Sea Governorate

This program is part of the $30 billion that the American people have invested in Egypt through USAID since 1978 to bolster self-reliance, foster stability, and promote economic growth

In support of Egypt’s economic development and the prosperity of the hundreds of thousands of Egyptians that work in Egypt’s tourism industry, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) on December 13 participated in the inauguration of an interpretive center, an ecotourism enterprise, and a refrigeration facility to conclude a…

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Development, Diplomacy, and Defense: Promoting U.S. Interests in Africa

Testimony, Tibor P. Nagy, Jr., Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs House Foreign Affairs Committee

Testimony, Tibor P. Nagy, Jr., Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs House Foreign Affairs Committee Thank you Chairman Royce, Ranking Member Engel, and Members of the Committee for the opportunity to testify today on U.S. policy toward Africa, and to my colleague and friend Ramsey Day of USAID here with…

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides 600 hepatitis E rapid test kits to the Ministry of Health and Social Services

The use of these kits in the field and in clinics and hospitals will allow for the immediate diagnosis of hepatitis E, rapidly reducing the time to diagnose infections

The U.S. Embassy in Namibia, through the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, continued its assistance to help Namibia control the hepatitis E outbreak by announcing the handover of 600 hepatitis E rapid test kits and personal protective equipment to the Ministry of Health and Social Services. This support is…

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United States supports preservation of Ndebele art and culture

The U.S. embassy is leading efforts to preserve Zimbabwe’s rich cultural heritage and supports preservation of Zimbabwean art as part of expanded engagement between the United States and Zimbabwe

United States Ambassador Brian A. Nichols participated in a ceremony to launch a publication, documenting Ndebele traditional hut decoration in Matobo Hills. The U.S. embassy is leading efforts to preserve Zimbabwe’s rich cultural heritage and supports preservation of Zimbabwean art as part of expanded engagement between the United States and Zimbabwe.…

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Africa: The Republic of Kenya's National Day

The United States and Kenya maintain strong government and people-to-people ties

By Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I offer my congratulations on the occasion of Kenya’s 55th Jamhuri Day. The United States and Kenya maintain strong government and people-to-people ties, and I am proud of this enduring relationship that…

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U.S. Embassy Libya relaunches the 2019 U.S.- Libya Space Camp Scholarship

The U.S. Embassy to Libya is now accepting applications for the 2019 U.S.-Libya Space Camp Scholarship Program

Application deadline:  February 15, 2019 Apply here:  www.spacecamplibya.ly The U.S. Embassy to Libya is now accepting applications for the 2019 U.S.-Libya Space Camp Scholarship Program that will give Libyan students and educators the opportunity to challenge themselves in an elite training center designed for the top scientists and astronauts from around the world.   The U.S. Embassy, in partnership…

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Bafoussam Hosts the First English Access Microscholarship Program Graduation

This is a two-year U.S. Embassy-sponsored program that helps young Cameroonians to improve their English language skills

Forty Access students, along with their families, teachers, and local authorities, celebrated their graduation from the English Access Microscholarship Program. This is a two-year U.S. Embassy-sponsored program that helps young Cameroonians to improve their English language skills. Embassy Cultural Affairs Officer Will Romine congratulated students on their effort and commitment…

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Secretary's Remarks: Burkina Faso's National Day

The United States looks forward to strengthening our partnership with Burkina Faso

By Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I congratulate the Government and people of Burkina Faso as you celebrate your national day on December 11. The United States supports Burkina Faso’s efforts to build stronger democratic institutions, promote economic reform,…

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Secretary Pompeo's Meeting With Senegalese Prime Minister Mohammed Dionne

The Prime Minister reaffirmed Senegal’s commitment to ensure a peaceful transition of power during next year’s elections

The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met with Senegalese Prime Minister Mohammed Dionne today in Washington, D.C. The Secretary reiterated the United States’ commitment to Senegal with the signing of Senegal’s second Millennium Challenge Corporation Compact. The $600 million compact will strengthen electrical…