Source: U.S. Embassy in Cameroon |

Ambassador Awards Grants to Help Local Communities

This initiative complements much larger-scale U.S. health and humanitarian assistance to Cameroon

On Thursday October 17, 2019 , the U.S. Embassy awarded over 42 million FCFA to seven Cameroonian organizations working for the development, health, and prosperity of their communities.  Ambassador Peter Barlerin announced the recipients at a ceremony at the embassy, as one example of the commitment of the United States…

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Technical school teams from Ismailia, Sharquia, and Alexandria win top prizes in U.S.-Egypt Entrepreneurship Competition

From over 2,000 applicants, 45 teams reached the final stage to present their plans and prototypes

On October 16, nine technical school teams received awards for their innovative ideas in the Fanni Mobtaker Innovation Competition sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Ministry of Education and Technical Education, and the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology. The top three prizes were awarded to…

Source: U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa, Ethiopia |

Congratulations on the Awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to Prime Minister Abiy

The Prime Minister’s efforts in strengthening democracy and peace in Africa inspire the world’s future leaders to become agents of positive change

The United States congratulates Dr. Abiy Ahmed Ali, Prime Minister of Ethiopia, on the prestigious honor of being the 100th recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.  Prime Minister Abiy’s commitment to seeking peace on the African continent and ending conflict with Eritrea demonstrates courage, strength, and leadership.  We celebrate this…

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Hackathon Workshop on “Election” Challenge in Ethiopia

This was the sixth hackathon conducted by the U.S. Embassy in a series of twelve under its Ethiopia Hacks! Program

The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa conducted its latest hackathon on the topic – “A digital solution for individuals to electronically verify their voter registration information.” This was the sixth hackathon conducted by the U.S. Embassy in a series of twelve under its Ethiopia Hacks! Program. Subject matter and Technology…

Source: U.S. Department of State |

On Tunisia’s Presidential Elections

We were impressed with Tunisia’s independent elections commission, which increased voter confidence in the electoral system

By Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State I congratulate the Tunisian people, who turned out over the weekend to exercise their hard won right to vote.  We were impressed with Tunisia’s independent elections commission, which increased voter confidence in the electoral system. Citizens choosing their next President is a milestone…

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Invitation to cover the visit of the United Nations Security Council to South Sudan

The delegation will meet with President Salva Kiir and other signatories to the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan

A delegation of members of the United Nations Security Council, led by South Africa and the United States, will visit South Sudan on Sunday 20 October 2019. The delegation will meet with President Salva Kiir and other signatories to the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan…

Source: Marriott International, Inc. |

Four Points Memo

Travel (and Press Releases) Reinvented…

From: Claire Liddell, Senior Manager Brand PR, Marriott International (http://www.Marriott.com), Middle East & Africa Claire.liddell@marriott.com Date: Monday, 14h September 2019 Re: FOUR POINTS BY SHERATON DAR ES SALAAM, NEW AFRICA HOTEL JOINS HOTELS AROUND THE WORLD TO CREATE A BEST BREWS POP UP GARDEN The Brand Celebrates Global Growth with…

Source: U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa, Ethiopia |

U.S. Embassy Statement on Prime Minister Abiy's Nobel Peace Prize

This prestigious award highlights the incredible progress under Dr. Abiy’s leadership as Prime Minister

U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa congratulates His Excellency Dr. Abiy Ahmed, Prime Minister of Ethiopia, on being the 100th recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize for his “…efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation and his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighboring Eritrea.” We join all Ethiopians as…

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Hackathon Workshop on “Election”

The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa is partnering with Google Developers’ Group of Addis Ababa (DGD Addis) in implementing this project

The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa is conducting its latest hackathon on the theme “A digital solution for individuals to electronically verify their voter registration information.” This is the sixth in a series of twelve hackathons under its Ethiopia Hacks! Program. Subject matter and technology experts will meet October 11-13,…

Source: Embassy of the United States in Algiers, Algeria |

“Creative Producing” Best Practices to Reach your Audience Workshop

The workshop will take place next December in Marrakech on the margins of the Marrakesh International Film Festival

By Global Media Makers on the margins of the Marrakesh International Film Festival, December 7-9, 2019 Attention filmmakers! Film Independent is back with a 4-day workshop on “Creative Producing, Distribution & Pitching”: Best Practices to reach your Audience, organized under the Global Media Makers program. The workshop will take place…