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2009: African Affairs Press Releases



-12/29/09  U.S. Welcomes Chad-Sudan Engagement;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-12/28/09  On-the-Record Briefing (Nigeria);  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-12/23/09  Niger: U.S. Imposes Travel Restrictions and Suspends Aid After Tandja Refuses To Step Down;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-12/23/09  Southern Sudan Referendum Bill;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-12/14/09  U.S. Special Envoy Gration to Travel to Sudan, Germany, and Belgium; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/10/09  Madagascar's AGOA Eligibility;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-12/08/09  U.S. Condemns Use of Violence Against Protestors in Sudan;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-12/04/09  Somalia: U.S. Condemns Mogadishu Bombing;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-12/01/09  Statement on Kenyan Consideration of a New Constitution;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-11/27/09  U.S. Special Envoy Gration Trip Summary; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-11/24/09  Cote d'Ivoire: Delayed Presidential Elections;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-11/24/09  U.S.-South Africa Nonproliferation Consultations; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-11/23/09  Remarks to the Press;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-11/19/09  U.S. Special Envoy Gration to Travel to Sudan; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-11/16/09   Daily Press Briefing - November 16 (Angola)
-11/16/09  U.S. Special Envoy Gration to Travel to Sudan; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-11/16/09  U.S. and Angola Hold Strategic Partnership Dialogue Meetings; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-11/12/09  Greek Shipowners Discuss Piracy off the Coast of Somalia at U.S. Department of State; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-11/12/09  The United States Welcomes the United Nations' Creation of Mandela Day; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-11/12/09  U.S. and Angola Hold Strategic Partnership Dialogue Meetings; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-11/10/09  Kimberley Process;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-11/06/09  Zimbabwe and the Kimberley Process; Washington, DC
-10/30/09  Declaration by Friends of Zimbabwe Group; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-10/29/09  Guinea: Travel Restrictions;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
-10/28/09  United States and Uganda Sign Open-Skies Agreement; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-10/27/09  U.S. Special Envoy Gration to Travel to Turkey, Nigeria, and Sudan; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-10/27/09  United States Announces $2 Million for Landmine Assessment in Mozambique; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-10/26/09  Special Press Briefing on Refugee Issues in Africa; Washington, DC
-10/23/09  Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs Shapiro Highlights Recent Efforts to Reduce the Threat of Piracy off the Coast of Somalia; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-10/23/09  Zambia Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-10/19/09  Background Briefing on Sudan;  Senior Department Official; Washington, DC
-10/19/09   Daily Press Briefing - October 19 (Horn of Africa, Somalia)
-10/19/09  Sudan: A Critical Moment, A Comprehensive Approach; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-10/18/09  Secretary Clinton To Announce Sudan Strategy; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-10/18/09  U.S. Welcomes Bilateral Chad-Sudan Talks in N'Djamena;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-10/16/09   Daily Press Briefing - October 16 (Zimbabwe)
-10/15/09   Daily Press Briefing - October 15 (Zimbabwe)
-10/14/09   Daily Press Briefing - October 14 (Guinea)
-10/08/09  U.S. Department of State Honors Otiende Amollo of Kenya as State Alumni Member of the Month; Washington, DC
-10/07/09   Daily Press Briefing - October 7 (Zimbabwe)
-10/06/09   Daily Press Briefing - October 6 (Guinea)
-10/06/09  Moscow E6 Statement; Washington, DC
-10/05/09  U.S. Special Envoy Gration to Travel to Russia and Libya; Washington, DC
-10/03/09  Lesotho Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-10/02/09   Daily Press Briefing - October 2 (Somalia)
-10/01/09  Contract Awarded for the Construction of the New Embassy Compound in Bujumbura, Burundi; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-10/01/09  Remarks at the Corporate Council on Africa's Seventh Biennial U.S.-Africa Business Summit ;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington Convention Center; Washington, DC
-09/29/09   Daily Press Briefing - September 29 (Sudan, Guinea)
-09/29/09  Situation in Guinea;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-09/29/09  U.S. Department of State Highlights 10 Years of Congo Basin Forest Partnership; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-09/28/09  PEPFAR, USAID and General Mills Partner to Improve Food Processing in Africa; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-09/09/09  Intellectual Property Training Programs Funded ; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-09/08/09  U.S. Special Envoy Gration to Travel to Sudan; Washington, DC
-09/03/09   Daily Press Briefing - September 3 [Part 2] (Gabon)
-08/31/09   Daily Press Briefing - August 31 (Sudan)
-08/28/09  U.S.-South Africa Nonproliferation and Disarmament Dialogue; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/27/09   Daily Press Briefing - August 27 (Somalia)
-08/24/09   Daily Press Briefing - August 24 (Sudan)
-08/19/09   Daily Press Briefing - August 19 (Sudan)
-08/19/09  U.S. Special Envoy Gration Witnesses Bilateral Agreement in Sudan; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/18/09   Daily Press Briefing - August 18 (Ethiopia)
-08/17/09   Daily Press Briefing - August 17 (Sudan)
-08/10/09  Partnering With Angola in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/10/09  Signing Ceremony for Public-Private Partnership to Improve Blood-Drawing Practices in Sub-Saharan Africa; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/06/09   Daily Press Briefing - August 6 (Somalia, Eritrea)
-08/05/09  United States Launches Investment Treaty Negotiations with Mauritius; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/04/09   Daily Press Briefing - August 4 (Kenya)
-07/31/09   Daily Press Briefing - July 31 (Sudan, Nigeria)
-07/30/09   Daily Press Briefing - July 30 (Sudan, Africa)
-07/28/09   Daily Press Briefing - July 28 (Somalia)
-07/28/09  Special Press Briefing on Upcoming Secretary of State Travel to Africa; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-07/27/09  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's Travel to Africa;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-07/23/09  U.S. Department of State Surpasses Target of 75,000 Trained Peacekeepers by 2010; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-07/21/09   Daily Press Briefing - July 21 (Africa)
-07/20/09   Daily Press Briefing - July 20 (Mauritania, Somalia)
-07/13/09  Department of State Partners with NBA to Reach Out To Youth Overseas Through Basketball; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-07/10/09   Daily Press Briefing - July 10 (Sudan)
-07/09/09  U.S. Special Envoy Gration to Travel to Sudan; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-07/08/09   Daily Press Briefing - July 8 (Zimbabwe)
-07/06/09   Daily Press Briefing - July 6 (Zimbabwe)
-06/27/09  Djibouti Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-06/27/09  U.S. Department of State Releases Fourth Annual Report to Congress on Water and Sanitation Strategy in Developing Countries; Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-06/26/09  Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson's Travel Plans (Taken Question);  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/26/09  Background Briefing on U.S. Assistance to the Somalia Transitional Fed Govt (Notice to the Press); Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/26/09  Background Briefing on U.S. Assistance to the Somalia Transitional Federal Government; Background Briefing by a Senior Department Official; Washington, DC
-06/25/09   Daily Press Briefing - June 25 (Somalia, Eritrea, Mauritania)
-06/25/09  U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Awards for 2009 Support Projects at Eight World Heritage Sites; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/24/09  Sudan: U.S. Institute of Peace Event; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/23/09   Daily Press Briefing - June 23 (Somalia)
-06/23/09  Forum for Supporters of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement Participants' Statement; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/18/09   Daily Press Briefing - June 18 (Sudan, Somalia, Zimbabwe)
-06/17/09  Madagascar's Political Crisis;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/16/09  Special Briefing on Sudan; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/11/09   Daily Press Briefing - June 11 (Zimbabwe)
-06/09/09   Daily Press Briefing - June 9 (Zimbabwe)
-06/09/09  U.S. Expresses Condolences on the Death of President El Hadj Omar Bongo Ondimba;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/05/09  Consensual Agreement Among Mauritanian Parties; Deputy Spokesman Robert Wood, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-06/04/09  British Hostage Killed in Mali;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/01/09   Daily Press Briefing - June 1 (Zimbabwe)
-05/29/09  Commitments to Best Practices to Avoid, Deter or Delay Acts of Piracy; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/29/09  Third Plenary Meeting of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/29/09  U.S. Concern About Niger's Democratic Processes;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/22/09  U.S. Special Envoy to Sudan Gration's Travel; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/20/09  U.S. Urges Consensual Solution Toward Constitutional Order In Mauritania;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/18/09  The Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia ; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/14/09  U.S. Insists Eritrea Stop Fomenting Violence in Somalia;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/13/09  Taking Diplomatic Action Against Piracy; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/11/09  U.S. Condemns Attacks on Somalia's Transitional Federal Government;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-05/07/09  U.S. Condemns Chad Rebel Incursion and Calls for Parties to Commit To Existing Agreements; Acting Department Spokesman Robert Wood, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-05/05/09   Daily Press Briefing - May 5 (Zimbabwe)
-05/05/09  President's Global Health Initiative;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-05/04/09   Daily Press Briefing - May 4 (South Africa)
-05/01/09   Daily Press Briefing - May 1 (Zimbabwe)
-04/30/09  Need for Parties to Commit to Peace Process Immediately and End Provocations; Acting Department Spokesman Robert Wood, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-04/28/09  South African Elections; Acting Department Spokesman Robert Wood, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-04/27/09  U.S. Department of State and Fortune's Most Powerful Women Host Fourth Global Women's Mentoring Partnership Program; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-04/24/09  Meetings with Zimbabwe Finance Minister (Taken Question); Acting Department Spokesman Robert Wood, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-04/18/09  Zimbabwe National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-04/17/09   Daily Press Briefing - April 17 (Somalia, Zimbabwe)
-04/16/09   Daily Press Briefing - April 16 (Somalia, Chad)
-04/14/09   Daily Press Briefing - April 14 (Sudan)
-04/13/09   Daily Press Briefing - April 13 (Somalia)
-04/09/09   Daily Press Briefing - April 9 (Somalia)
-04/08/09   Daily Press Briefing - April 8 (Somalia)
-04/07/09  15th Commemoration of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-04/07/09   Daily Press Briefing - April 7 (Somalia)
-04/03/09   Daily Press Briefing - April 3 (Zimbabwe)
-04/02/09   Daily Press Briefing - April 2 (Somalia)
-03/31/09   Daily Press Briefing - March 31 (Sudan, Zimbabwe)
-03/30/09  Côte d'Ivoire's Economic and Political Reform Commitments; Acting Deputy Department Spokesman Gordon Duguid, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-03/30/09   Daily Press Briefing - March 30 (Sudan)
-03/27/09  Statement by Participants in Zimbabwe Like-Minded Meeting; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-03/26/09   Daily Press Briefing - March 26 (Sudan)
-03/26/09  U.S. Welcomes African Union's Call to Action on Mauritania; Acting Deputy Department Spokesman Gordon Duguid, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-03/25/09   Daily Press Briefing - March 25 (Sudan)
-03/25/09  U.S. Aid to Madagascar (Taken Question); Acting Department Spokesman Robert Wood, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-03/24/09   Daily Press Briefing - March 24 (Sudan)
-03/24/09  U.S. Government Support for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA); Acting Department Spokesman Robert Wood, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-03/24/09  World Tuberculosis Day 2009;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-03/23/09   Daily Press Briefing - March 23 (Madagascar, Sudan, Nigeria)
-03/23/09  Sudan: Alberto Fernandez trip to Darfur (Taken Question); Acting Department Spokesman Robert Wood, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-03/20/09   Daily Press Briefing - March 20 (Madagascar, Sudan)
-03/20/09  Study Tour for Afghan and Kenyan Women Drug Abuse Treatment Counselors; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-03/20/09  U.S. Condemns Coup d'Etat in Madagascar and Suspends Non-Humanitarian Assistance; Acting Department Spokesman Robert Wood, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-03/19/09   Daily Press Briefing - March 19 (Madagascar, Zimbabwe)
-03/18/09   Daily Press Briefing - March 18 (Madagascar, Sudan)
-03/18/09  Sudan: U.S. Humanitarian Aid to Darfur (Taken Question); Acting Department Spokesman Robert Wood; Washington, DC
-03/17/09   Daily Press Briefing - March 17 (Madagascar)
-03/17/09  United States Participation in World Water Forum; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-03/16/09   Daily Press Briefing - March 16 (Madagascar, Sudan)
-03/16/09  EU Peacekeeping Operation in Chad and the Central African Republic; Acting Department Spokesman Robert Wood, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-03/13/09  Release of Alexis Sinduhije; Acting Deputy Department Spokesman Gordon Duguid, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-03/12/09   Daily Press Briefing - March 12 (Benin)
-03/12/09  Death of Peace Corps Volunteer in Benin; Acting Department Spokesman Robert Wood, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-03/11/09   Daily Press Briefing - March 11 (Zimbabwe)
-03/10/09  Contract Awarded for the Construction of the New Embassy Compound in Monrovia, Liberia ; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-03/10/09   Daily Press Briefing - March 10 (Sudan)
-03/09/09   Daily Press Briefing - March 9 (Sudan, Zimbabwe)
-03/06/09  Condemnation of International Humanitarian Organizations Expulsions; Acting Deputy Department Spokesman Gordon Duguid, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-03/06/09   Daily Press Briefing - March 6 (Sudan, Zimbabwe, Mauritania)
-03/05/09   Daily Press Briefing - March 5 (Sudan, Zimbabwe)
-03/04/09   Daily Press Briefing - March 4 (Sudan)
-03/04/09  Guinea-Bissau Announces Interim President; Acting Deputy Department Spokesman Gordon Duguid, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-03/04/09  ICC Arrest Warrant Issued For Sudanese President Bashir; Acting Deputy Department Spokesman Gordon Duguid, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-03/03/09  United States and United Nations Sanctions on Top Leaders of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda; Acting Deputy Department Spokesman Gordon Duguid, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-03/02/09  Assassinations in Guinea-Bissau; Acting Department Spokesman Robert Wood, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-03/02/09   Daily Press Briefing - March 2 (Zimbabwe, Guinea-Bissau)
-02/27/09   Daily Press Briefing - February 27 (Sudan)
-02/26/09  United States Vote Against Resolution (Taken Question); Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-02/24/09  Death of Eleven Burundian Soldiers in Mogadishu; Acting Department Spokesman Robert Wood, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-02/23/09  U.S. Welcomes Mauritanian President's Proposed Dialogue; Acting Department Spokesman Robert Wood; Washington, DC
-02/17/09  Doha-Darfur Agreement of Goodwill; Acting Deputy Department Spokesman Gordon Duguid; Washington, DC
-02/17/09  Statement on the Death of Alison Des Forges; Acting Deputy Department Spokesman Gordon Duguid, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-02/11/09   Daily Press Briefing - February 11(Zimbabwe, Somalia, Ethiopia)
-02/09/09  Ethiopia: Update on the Death of FSO in Addis Ababa (Taken Question); Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-02/06/09  Death of Foreign Service Officer Brian Adkins; Acting Spokesman Robert Wood, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-02/05/09   Daily Press Briefing - February 5 (Zimbabwe)
-02/03/09  Zimbabwe: Unity Government; Acting Department Spokesman Robert Wood, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-02/02/09   Daily Press Briefing - February 2 (African Union)
-01/30/09  Daily Press Briefing - January 30 (Zimbabwe)
-01/29/09  Madagascar Crisis
-01/28/09  Daily Press Briefing - January 28 (Zimbabwe)
-01/27/09  Condemnation of Darfur Bombings
-01/27/09  Daily Press Briefing - January 27 (Kenya)
-01/27/09  State Department Contributes $125 Million to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
-01/26/09  Daily Press Briefing - January 26 (Zimbabwe)
-01/23/09  Call for Return to Constitutional Order in Mauritania
-01/23/09  Daily Press Briefing - January 23 (Democratic Republic of Congo)

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