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2011: African Affairs Press Releases



-12/27/11  ICTR Judgment Against Former MRND Officials; Deputy Spokesperson Mark C. Toner, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/21/11  Ethiopian Court's Conviction of Two Swedish Journalists; Deputy Spokesperson Mark C. Toner, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/20/11  Supreme Court Decision Confirming Results of the Presidential Election in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC);  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-12/13/11  Secretary Clinton to Address International Engagement Conference for South Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/06/11  Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Johnnie Carson to Speak on Countering the Lord's Resistance Army; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/06/11  Presidential Elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo; Deputy Spokesperson Mark C. Toner, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/06/11  Sudan Troika Statement on Negotiations between Sudan and South Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/01/11  U.S. Department of State Honors Nathan Collett of the United States as State Alumni Member of the Month; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/30/11  Central African Republic National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-11/29/11  Al-Shabaab Announcement in Somalia; Deputy Spokesperson Mark C. Toner, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/17/11  United States Addresses Human Resources for Health in Africa with Launch of the Nursing Education Partnership Initiative (NEPI); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/10/11  Angola National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-11/09/11  Presidential Elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo; Deputy Spokesperson Mark C. Toner, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/07/11  Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Johnnie Carson to Travel to Asia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/05/11  Liberia's Presidential Elections; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/02/11  Kenya: Request for Blockade on Kismayo (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/02/11  U.S. Concern over Uganda's Deteriorating Human Rights Record; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/29/11  Somali President Shariff Sheikh Ahmed's Remarks (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/27/11  Passing of Howard Wolpe;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-10/26/11  Liberia's Presidential Elections; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/26/11  Reinstatement of AGOA Benefits for Cote d'Ivoire, Niger, and Guinea; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/26/11  Somalia: U.S. Citizen Kidnapped (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/26/11  UN Security Council Unanimously Urges Pursuit of Somali Piracy Kingpins; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/23/11  Zambia's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-10/20/11  NBA Legends Sam Perkins and Dikembe Mutombo Travel to South Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/17/11  Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Johnnie Carson to Travel to Africa; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/16/11  Statement on World Food Day, October 16, 2011;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-10/14/11  Countering the Lord's Resistance Army; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/14/11  U.S. Department of State and Avon Foundation for Women Use International Exchanges to Combat Cancer; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/14/11  U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan Princeton N. Lyman Travels to Sudan, South Sudan, and Ethiopia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/13/11  On the Attack on UNAMID Peacekeepers in Darfur, Sudan; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/11/11  Award of Mo Ibrahim Prize to Former President Pedro Pires of Cape Verde; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/07/11  Congratulations to Female Nobel Peace Laureates;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-10/04/11  Terrorist Attack in Somalia;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-10/04/11  U.S. Delegation on Food Security Travels to Horn of Africa; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/03/11  UNESCO-Obiang International Prize for Life Sciences (Taken Question) (Equatorial Guinea); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/29/11  Acting Coordinator Robert Loftis Traveling to Africa; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/29/11  U.S. - North Africa Partnership for Economic Opportunity Economic Ministers Policy Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/26/11   Daily Press Briefing - Sept 26 (Zambia)
-09/26/11  Passing of Dr. Wangari Maathai;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-09/20/11  Violence in Burundi; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/13/11   Daily Press Briefing - Sept 13 (Niger)
-09/13/11  Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon Overview; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/12/11  Detention of Sub-Saharan African Refugees and Migrants in Libya; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/09/11  Pink Ribbon, Red Ribbon: New Women's Health Public-Private Partnership; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/08/11  Adoption of Roadmap for Ending the Transition in Somalia; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/07/11   Daily Press Briefing - Sept 7 (Niger)
-09/02/11  Escalating Violence in Blue Nile State of Sudan; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/31/11  Announcement of Interim Charge d'Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Khartoum, Sudan; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/25/11  Two-Week Cease-fire in Sudan; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/16/11  Gabonese Republic's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/12/11  Republic of the Congo National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/10/11  Republic of Chad National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/09/11  Secretary Clinton To Deliver Remarks on the Humanitarian Crisis in the Horn of Africa on August 11; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/08/11  U.S. Senior Advisor on Darfur Travels to Geneva, London; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/30/11  Uganda Little League Team (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/28/11  Benin National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-07/25/11  Status of Aid to Malawi (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/25/11  U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan Princeton N. Lyman Travels to Sudan, South Sudan, and Ethiopia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/21/11  U.S. Condemns Violent Disruption of Protests in Malawi; Acting Deputy Spokesperson Heide Bronke Fulton, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/20/11  U.S. Response to Declaration of Famine in Somalia and Drought in the Horn of Africa;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-07/18/11  Special Press Briefing on the Humanitarian Crisis in the Horn of Africa; Washington, DC
-07/16/11  Mauritania: Member of Partners for a New Beginning; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/15/11  Joint Statement on Combating Intolerance, Discrimination, and Violence Based on Religion or Belief; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/13/11  Assistant Secretary of State Carson to Speak on South Sudan at the U.S. Institute of Peace; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/12/11  Sao Tome and Principe National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-07/09/11  Statement Congratulating the Republic of South Sudan on Its Independence;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-07/06/11  Reports of Mass Rapes in Democratic Republic of the Congo; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/02/11  U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan Princeton Lyman Travels to Ethiopia and Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/01/11  Cape Verde National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-07/01/11  Rwanda National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-07/01/11  Special Envoy for Sudan Princeton Lyman Convokes Washington Diplomatic Corps in Support of North-South Peace; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/30/11  Burundi National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-06/29/11  Democratic Republic of the Congo's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-06/27/11  Passage of UN Security Council Resolution 1990;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-06/27/11  U.S. Senior Advisor on Darfur Travels to Sudan and Chad; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/25/11  ICTR Judgment Against Former Rwandan Minister of Women's Development; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/24/11  Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Johnnie Carson to Travel to Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/24/11  Mozambique Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-06/21/11  The Young African Women Leaders Forum; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/17/11  State Department and OIC Commit to Promote Women's and Girls' Engagement in Science; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/17/11  United Nations Human Rights Council Resolution on Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-06/16/11   Daily Press Briefing - June 16 (Sudan)
-06/10/11  2011 African Women's Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP) Conference; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/10/11  Remarks to Participants in the African Women's Entrepreneurship Program;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Mulungushi International Conference Centre; Lusaka, Zambia
-06/07/11  Escalating Violence in the Southern Kordofan State of Sudan; Deputy Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
-06/07/11  Travel of Ambassador Melanne Verveer to Zambia; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/06/11  Sports: Empowering Women and Girls Through International Exchanges; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/03/11  AGOA Pre-Forum Event; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/03/11  Assistant Secretary Jose W. Fernandez Traveling to South Africa and Zambia; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/03/11   Daily Press Briefing - June 3 (Sudan)
-06/03/11  U.S. Department of State's Women's World Cup Initiative: Empowering Women and Girls Through Sports Hosts International Sports Administrators; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/01/11  Secretary Clinton & MAC AIDS Fund Partner to Fight Rape and Sexual Assault in South Africa; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/01/11  Special Briefing on the 2011 U.S. - Sub-Saharan Africa Trade and Economic Cooperation (AGOA) Forum; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/01/11  U.S.-Sub-Saharan Africa Trade and Economic Cooperation Forum (AGOA Forum) 2011; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/19/11  Cameroon's Anniversary of Independence;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-05/19/11  Statement on ICTR Judgment Against Four Senior Rwandan Officers; Acting Deputy Spokesman Mark C. Toner, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/18/11  Special Sudan Briefing with Special Envoy to Sudan Princeton Lyman and USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/18/11  United States Breaks Ground on New Embassy Compound in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/17/11  Science Envoy Travels to South Africa; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC Also available in French
-05/16/11  U.S. Government Partners with the International Development Law Organization to Improve Training for Legal Professionals in Southern Sudan; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/10/11  Sudan Troika Joint Statement on Abyei, Southern Kordofan Elections, and Doha Peace Talks; Washington, DC
-05/06/11  Under Secretary of State Judith A. McHale Traveling to South Africa and Senegal; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-04/28/11  Special Envoy Lyman Dispatched to Darfur Peace Talks in Doha, Observe Southern Kordofan Elections; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-04/26/11  Continued Crackdown on Uganda's "Walk-to-Work" Protests; Acting Deputy Spokesman Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
-04/22/11  Joint Statement on the Second Annual U.S.-AU High Level Meeting; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-04/19/11   Daily Press Briefing - April 19 (Nigeria)
-04/19/11  Election in Nigeria;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC Also available in Arabic
-04/14/11   Daily Press Briefing - April 14 (Sudan, Cote d'Ivoire)
-04/11/11  Flooding in Namibia;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-04/09/11  Fighting in Ivory Coast; Acting Deputy Spokesman Mark C. Toner, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-04/07/11  17th Commemoration of the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-04/06/11  Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Johnnie Carson to Observe Nigeria's Elections; Washington, DC
-04/05/11  U.S. Senior Advisor on Darfur Travels to Qatar in Support of Doha Peace Talks; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-04/05/11  USAID Food for Peace Donation to the World Food Program in the Central African Republic; Washington, DC
-04/04/11  United Nations Plane Crash in the Democratic Republic of the Congo; Acting Deputy Spokesman Mark C. Toner, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-04/02/11  Violence in Cote d'Ivoire;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-04/01/11  Acting Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization's Travel to Sudan; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-04/01/11  Sudan Special Envoy Ambassador Princeton Lyman Travels to Ethiopia and Sudan; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-03/31/11  U.S. Approaches to Counter-Piracy; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-03/30/11  The Secretary's Office of Global Women's Issues and the Bureau of African Affairs Commemorates the Decade of the African Woman and Women's History Month; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-03/29/11  Eleven U.S. Department of State International Exchange Alumnae Among NEWSWEEK's "150 Women Who Shake the World"; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-03/28/11  The Secretary's Office of Global Women's Issues and the Bureau of African Affairs Commemorates the Decade of the African Woman and Women's History Month; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-03/26/11  African Union Meeting on the Situation in Libya; Acting Deputy Spokesman Mark C. Toner, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
-03/24/11   Daily Press Briefing - March 24 (Cote d'Ivoire, ECOWAS)
-03/09/11  White House Commits $12.6 Million for Cote d'Ivoire Humanitarian Response; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-03/04/11  Violence in Cote d'Ivoire;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-03/03/11  Current Situation in Abyei;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-03/01/11  U.S. Senior Sudan Advisors Travel to Bolster North-South and Darfur Peace Processes; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-02/25/11  Women's Technology Delegation Travels to Liberia and Sierra Leone; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-02/23/11  Conviction of Congolese Military Officers Accused of Mass Rapes;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-02/22/11   Daily Press Briefing - February 22 (Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, Uganda)
-02/22/11  Pirate Attack on the S/V QUEST;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-02/22/11  Remarks on Foreign Policy to Students and Professors from Historically Black Colleges and Universities; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-02/22/11  Uganda's Elections;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-02/14/11  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz Traveling to Liberia; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-02/11/11  U.S. Contributes $125 Million to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-02/09/11   Daily Press Briefing - February 9 (South Africa, Sudan)
-02/09/11  Office of the Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization Releases 2010 Year in Review; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-02/08/11  Joint Statement by the Witnesses of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-02/07/11  Congratulating Sudan on the Results of the Southern Sudan Referendum;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-02/07/11  U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) To Host Forum; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-02/07/11  United States Dedicates New Embassy Compound in Lusaka, Zambia; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-02/03/11  U.S. Ambassador Phillip Carter to Brief on Cote d'Ivoire; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-02/01/11  Travel of Ambassador Melanne Verveer to the Democratic Republic of the Congo; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-01/31/11   Daily Press Briefing - January 31 (Ethiopia, African Union)
-01/28/11  Special Envoy Gration Travels to Ethiopia, Sudan; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-01/27/11   Daily Press Briefing - January 27 (South Africa, Uganda)
-01/27/11  Murder of Ugandan LGBT Activist David Kato;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-01/26/11  Readout of the Secretary's Meeting with Sudanese Foreign Minister Karti;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-01/21/11   Daily Press Briefing - Jan. 21 (Cote d'Ivoire, Somalia)
-01/20/11  Deputy Secretary Steinberg's Upcoming Travel; Washington, DC
-01/17/11  Successful Completion of Polling in the Southern Sudan Referendum;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-01/14/11  Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs Travels to Djibouti, Kenya, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-01/14/11  Cote d'Ivoire: Alassane Ouattara (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-01/14/11  U.S. Commends Nigerian Authorities on Power Sector Reform; Washington, DC
-01/12/11  Acting Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization to Speak on Sudan at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, DC; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-01/12/11   Daily Press Briefing - January 12 (Sudan)
-01/11/11  Chad's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-01/10/11   Daily Press Briefing - January 10 (Sudan)
-01/10/11  Special Briefing on the Southern Sudan Referendum; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-01/09/11  Joint Statement on the Start of Polling for the Southern Sudan Referendum; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-01/09/11  Southern Sudan Referendum;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-01/09/11  Statement on Sudan; Washington, DC
-01/09/11  Statement on the start of voting in Southern Sudan;  U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Susan E. Rice, U.S. Mission to the United Nations; New York, NY
-01/06/11  Cote d'Ivoire: Financial Sanctions; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-01/06/11   Daily Press Briefing - January 6 (Sudan)
-01/06/11  U.S. Special Envoy Gration to Travel to Sudan; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-01/04/11   Daily Press Briefing - January 4 (Cote d'Ivoire, Zimbabwe, Sudan, Nigeria)
-01/03/11   Daily Press Briefing - January 3 (Cote d'Ivoire, Sudan)
-01/03/11  Inaugural Meeting of the Scientific Advisory Board of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC

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