Source: U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia |

United States donates Tuberculosis Testing Machines worth $3 Million

The donation of these 156 TB testing machines is part of USAID’s commitment to supporting the people of Ethiopia to successfully treat TB cases nationwide

On February 23, the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) donated 156 cutting-edge tuberculosis (TB) testing machines – worth $3 million – to the people of Ethiopia.  These new machines will reduce the time it takes to diagnose TB from as long as six weeks…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Tanzania |

Tanzania, United States promote smart development choices

The Office of the Prime Minister shared the government’s ongoing progress in developing a national monitoring and evaluation strategy and the benefits of this approach for different stakeholders

This week, Dar es Salaam hosted more than 60 experts from United States Agency for International Development (USAID) missions across Africa and officials from the Tanzania Office of the Prime Minister to share best practices in using data to improve development programs, partnerships, and results. Under the theme “Progress Beyond…

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Source: Energy Capital & Power |

United States Primed to Spearhead Africa's Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) Expansion

With Africa set to dominate the floating LNG market between now and 2027, U.S. operators and contractors can play a leading role in realizing new capacity, alongside onshore developments

As Africa looks to develop its gas for domestic and export markets, the U.S. is honing in on LNG as a critical investment avenue, alongside traditional oil exploration. In October 2023, energy research and consultancy group Wood Mackenzie stated that Africa’s $800-billion, 20-year upstream capital expenditure program would result in…

Source: FAO Regional Office for Africa |

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) launches United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded project to mitigate the impact of livestock diseases in Zimbabwe

The project is expected to strengthen responses to control livestock disease outbreaks, thereby protecting livelihood assets, and promoting improved livestock nutrition to increase animal disease resistance

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing US$2.2 million to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) for the “Mitigating the Impact of Livestock Diseases” project. The one-year project will work to improve household resilience to shocks by protecting their livestock assets. The project’s design is…

Source: U.S. Department of State |

Secretary Blinken’s Call with Algerian Foreign Minister Attaf

They discussed the urgency of ensuring civilians are protected, increasing humanitarian aid to Palestinians in Gaza, and our strong commitment to establishing a Palestinian state

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller: Secretary Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Algerian Foreign Minister Ahmed Attaf about ongoing diplomatic efforts to achieve an enduring end to the crisis in Gaza that provides lasting peace and security for Israelis and Palestinians alike. They discussed the urgency of ensuring civilians…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Ghana |

Ghana: United States (U.S.) Provides $2 Million to Construct a New National Vaccine Cold Room

The state-of-the-art building will have two floors with the cold room on the ground floor and offices and storage space on the first floor

The United States Government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing $2 million (24.8 million Ghana Cedis) to construct a new national vaccine cold room and a national cold chain vaccine management resource center at Korle Bu. USAID/Ghana Deputy Mission Director, Grace Lang, joined the Director…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Tunisia |

Tunisia: The Impact Finance project

Transformed 98 business owners into angel investors who launched 5 angel investor clubs to provide alternate funding to startups

In 2023, U.S. Embassy Tunis, through its Impact Finance project: Transformed 98 business owners into angel investors who launched 5 angel investor clubs to provide alternate funding to startups. Enabled 95 credit institution staff to develop financing options for small businesses.  Guided 65 startups to pitch their ideas to local…

Source: The Presidency, The Arab Republic of Egypt |

Egypt: President El-Sisi Meets Director of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

Both sides confirmed the continuation of consultation and coordination to achieve a ceasefire, protect civilians, and effectuate the two-state solution

Today, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) William J. Burns, in the presence of the Director of the Egyptian General Intelligence Service Major General Abbas Kamel. The Spokesman for the Presidency Counselor,Dr. Ahmed Fahmy, said the meeting confirmed the strong Egyptian-U.S. strategic…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia |

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Improves Nutrition for Women, Children, and Adolescent Girls with $70 Million Community Nutrition Project

The project aligns with the U.S. government’s sustained, comprehensive investments in health, agriculture, WASH, education, and other sectors to address high malnutrition situation in Ethiopia

On February 8, USAID Mission Director Scott Hocklander and the Minister of Health Dr. Lia Tadesse, on her last day as Minister, launched a new $70 million Feed the Future Ethiopia Community Nutrition Activity. The project aligns with the U.S. government’s sustained, comprehensive investments in health, agriculture, WASH, education, and other…

Source: The Presidency, The Arab Republic of Egypt |

Statement by the Arab Republic of Egypt

Committed to their strategic partnership, Egypt and the U.S. stand united in their unwavering commitment to establishing and solidifying peace, security and stability in the Middle East

Referring to U.S. President Joe Biden's remarks on 8 February, 2024 on the situation in the Gaza Strip, the Presidency of the Republic confirms the alignment of stances and the persistent joint efforts and close cooperation between Egypt and the United States of America with regard to achieving calm in…