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2013: African Affairs Press Releases



-12/30/13   Daily Press Briefing - December 30 (South Sudan)
-12/26/13  Violence in the Central African Republic;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-12/24/13  U.S. Calls for Immediate Mediated Political Talks in South Sudan;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-12/24/13  U.S. Concern With Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality Legislation;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-12/22/13  U.S. Citizen Evacuation in South Sudan;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-12/21/13  Call Readout of Secretary Kerry and South Sudanese President Kiir;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-12/20/13  Support for the Transition from the Peace and Consolidation Mission in the Central African Republic to the African Union-led International Support Mission in the Central African Republic;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/19/13   Daily Press Briefing - December 19 (South Sudan)
-12/18/13   Daily Press Briefing - December 18 (South Sudan)
-12/17/13   Daily Press Briefing - December 17 (C.A.R.)
-12/16/13   Daily Press Briefing - December 16 (Mali, South Sudan)
-12/11/13   Daily Press Briefing - December 11 (Somalia)
-12/11/13  On the Occasion of the Republic of Kenya's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-12/11/13  United States Dedicates New U.S. Embassy in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/10/13  Burkina Faso National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-12/09/13   Daily Press Briefing - December 9 (C.A.R.)
-12/06/13  U.S. Support of French Military Actions in the Central African Republic;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/03/13  Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield Visits Nigeria and Kenya; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/03/13  Special Envoy Booth to Visit South Sudan with Focus on Investment and Economic Development; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/20/13  Support for the African Union International Support Mission in the Central African Republic;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-11/15/13  Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia Meets in Djibouti; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/14/13   Daily Press Briefing - November 14 (Great Lakes Region, Kenya)
-11/13/13   Daily Press Briefing - November 13 (Nigeria)
-11/13/13  Terrorist Designations of Boko Haram and Ansaru; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/12/13  Assistant Secretary Richard To Travel to United Kingdom and Ethiopia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/10/13  Angola National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-11/06/13  Briefing On the Kampala Talks and the Situation in the Great Lakes Region;  Special Envoy for the Great Lakes and the Democratic Republic of the Congo Russell D. Feingold; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-10/31/13  Political Violence in Mozambique;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-10/24/13  Lethal Attack on Peacekeepers in Mali;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/23/13  Summit Between the Presidents of Sudan and South Sudan;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/22/13  Release of United States African Development Foundation Data on the Foreign Assistance Dashboard; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/17/13   Daily Press Briefing - October 17 (Great Lakes Region, Somalia, Mali)
-10/15/13  Death of Peacekeepers in Darfur;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/02/13   Daily Press Briefing - October 2 (Mali, Nigeria)
-10/01/13   Daily Press Briefing - October 1 (Mali, Sudan)
-09/30/13  Nigeria National Day Message;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-09/29/13  Botswana National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-09/27/13  Government Crackdown on Protests in Sudan; Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/27/13  U.S. Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance in Response to the Darfur and Central African Republic Crises; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/26/13  Special Court of Sierra Leone Appeals Chamber Upholds Conviction of Charles Taylor;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-09/21/13  Mali National Day Message;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-09/21/13  Terrorist Attack at Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi, Kenya;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-09/20/13   Daily Press Briefing - September 20, 2013
-09/19/13  Civil Society and Government Explore How Women Faith Leaders Foster Religious Freedom and Peace; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/19/13  U.S. Pledges $69 Million in Support of Somalia's New Deal Compact; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/18/13  2015 Diversity Visa Program Registration (Nigeria); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/18/13   Daily Press Briefing - September 18 (Sudan)
-09/16/13  International Entrepreneurs on "A New Beginning" Exchange Explore U.S. Business Practices; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/13/13  Special Envoy Booth Travels to Sudan and South Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/06/13  U.S. Lifts Restrictions on Bilateral Assistance to Mali; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/05/13   Daily Press Briefing - September 5 (Kenya)
-09/05/13  Swaziland National Day Message;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/21/13  Terrorist Designation of Mohamed Lahbous; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/20/13  Mali Presidential Elections;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/20/13  United States Breaks Ground On New Embassy in Cotonou, Benin; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/19/13  World Humanitarian Day 2013;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/12/13   Daily Press Briefing - August 12 (Ethiopia, Mali, Zimbabwe)
-08/09/13  AGOA Forum Convenes in Ethiopia, August 9-13; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/09/13  African Women's Entrepreneurship Program Participants Gather at AGOA Forum; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/07/13  Under Secretary Sherman To Lead U.S. Delegation to the U.S.-Nigeria Binational Commission Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/06/13  Expulsion of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Staff in Darfur;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/05/13   Daily Press Briefing - August 5 (Zimbabwe)
-08/05/13  U.S. Department of State to Send Sports Envoys Ticha Penicheiro and Cedric Ceballos to Empower Youth in Angola; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/04/13  Statement on Update of Embassy and Consulate Closure;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/03/13  Zimbabwe's Presidential Election;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/02/13  Niger's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/01/13   Daily Press Briefing - August 1 (Zimbabwe)
-07/31/13  Benin's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/31/13   Daily Press Briefing - July 31 (Zimbabwe, Nigeria)
-07/29/13   Daily Press Briefing - July 29 (Somalia)
-07/29/13  Mali First Round Presidential Elections;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/27/13  Attack on Diplomatic Residences in Somalia;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/27/13  Readout of Call with South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/25/13   Daily Press Briefing - July 25 (Great Lakes Region, Mali)
-07/25/13  On the Occasion of the Republic of Liberia's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/24/13   Daily Press Briefing - July 24 (Great Lakes Region, Mali)
-07/17/13   Daily Press Briefing - July 17 (Mali)
-07/16/13   Daily Press Briefing - July 16 (Zimbabwe)
-07/16/13  Murder of Cameroonian LGBT and AIDS Activist Eric Ohena Lembembe; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/12/13  Ongoing Violence in Jonglei State, South Sudan;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/11/13  Sao Tome and Principe National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/09/13  The Republic of South Sudan's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/05/13  Malawi's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/05/13  On the Occasion of the Union of the Comoros' National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/04/13  On the Occasion of the Republic of Cape Verde's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-06/26/13  Djibouti's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-06/24/13  Mozambican National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-06/19/13  Key U.S. Outcomes at the UN Human Rights Council 23rd Session; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/19/13  United States Welcomes Mali Agreement;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/17/13  Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues To Visit Sub-Saharan Africa Training Academy; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/17/13  Indiscriminate Bombing Kills UN Peacekeeper in Sudan;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/17/13  Seychelles National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-06/14/13  Assistant Secretary for Conflict and Stabilization Operations Travels to Nigeria; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/14/13  Extractives Transparency Partnership Announced Between U.S. and Guinea; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/14/13  Joint Troika Statement on Heightened Tension Between the Governments of Sudan and South Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/14/13  Land Transparency Partnership Announced Between U.S. and Burkina Faso; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/05/13  Taken Question: Egypt/Ethiopia Tension Regarding Blue Nile Project; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/20/13   Statement by the Press Secretary on the President's Travel to Africa
-05/17/13  Secretary of State John Kerry's Travel to the Middle East and Africa; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/17/13  State of Emergency and Fighting in Northern Nigeria;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-05/06/13  The Inaugural U.S.-Liberia Partnership Dialogue May 7; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/03/13   Daily Press Briefing - May 3 (Sudan)
-04/29/13  Contact Group on Piracy Off the Coast of Somalia Meets in New York; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/26/13   Daily Press Briefing - April 26 (Sudan)
-04/26/13  On the Occasion of the Republic of Sierra Leone's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-04/26/13  On the Occasion of the Republic of Togo's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-04/26/13  Readout of Under Secretary Sherman's Meeting with Ahmed Silanyo, President of Somaliland; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/26/13  South Africa's Freedom Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-04/25/13   Daily Press Briefing - April 25 (Nigeria)
-04/25/13  Facebook Chat With Acting Assistant Secretary Donald Yamamoto; Acting Assistant Secretary Donald Y. Yamamoto, Bureau of African Affairs; Washington, DC
-04/25/13  Under Secretary Sonenshine Travel to Ethiopia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/23/13   Daily Press Briefing - April 23 (Western Sahara, Sudan)
-04/22/13  International Exchanges: Empowering Environmental Leaders; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/22/13  Wildlife and Conservation Experts From Africa To Explore Anti-Poaching & Anti-Trafficking Efforts in the U.S.; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/16/13  South Sudan Economic Partners Forum Communique; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/15/13  United States To Host South Sudan Economic Partners Forum; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/07/13  Commemoration of 19th Anniversary of the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-04/05/13  United States To Host South Sudan Economic Partners Forum April 16; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/03/13  On the Occasion of the Republic of Senegal's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-04/03/13  Secretary Kerry on Bringing War Criminals to Justice Through Expansion of the War Crimes Rewards Program; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/03/13  War Crimes Rewards Program (WCRP) Expansion; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/01/13   Daily Press Briefing - April 1 (C.A.R.)
-03/26/13  African Leaders Participate in Discussion on "Consolidating Democratic Gains, Promoting African Prosperity" During Visit to Strengthen Partnerships; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/26/13   Daily Press Briefing - March 26 (C.A.R., Rwanda)
-03/25/13   Daily Press Briefing - March 25 (C.A.R., Zimbabwe, African Region)
-03/25/13  U.S. Responds to Humanitarian Needs in the Sahel;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-03/22/13  Bosco Ntaganda's Expected Surrender to the International Criminal Court;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-03/20/13  On the Occasion of the Republic of Namibia's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-03/20/13  Somalia Supreme Court Frees Journalist; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/14/13   Daily Press Briefing - March 14 (Zimbabwe)
-03/11/13  On the Occasion of the Republic of Mauritius' National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-03/09/13  Results of Elections in Kenya;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-03/09/13  Sudan and South Sudan Security Agreement; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/05/13  Elections in Kenya; Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/28/13  U.S. Government Calls for Nonviolence and Support of Peaceful Democratic Process in Guinea; Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/26/13   Daily Press Briefing - February 26 (Mali)
-02/26/13  Ten Years of War in Darfur; Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/26/13  Terrorist Designations of Iyad ag Ghali; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/25/13  Signature of Framework Agreement for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Region; Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/22/13   Daily Press Briefing - February 22 (Nigeria)
-02/20/13  Apps4Africa 2012 - Business Challenge Winners Announced (Ghana, Nigeria, Uganda); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/18/13  On the Occasion of the Republic of The Gambia's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-02/14/13   Daily Press Briefing - February 14 (Mali)
-02/12/13   Daily Press Briefing - February 12 (Somalia)
-02/11/13   Daily Press Briefing - February 11 (Somalia)
-02/11/13  State Department Contributes an Initial $171 Million to the UNHCR (South Sudan, Kenya); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/08/13  Assistant Secretary Carson To Discuss Democratic Republic of Congo; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/08/13   Daily Press Briefing - Feb. 8 (Mali, Nigeria)
-02/05/13  Concern About Somalia Rape Case Verdict; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/05/13   Daily Press Briefing - February 5 (Kenya)
-01/28/13   Daily Press Briefing - January 28 (Mali)
-01/28/13  West African Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Workshop; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/25/13  Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Don Yamamoto To Lead United States Delegation to the AU Summit; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/22/13  Implementation of Agreements Long Overdue; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/22/13  Senegalese Student Basketball Players and Coaches Visit the U.S., January 22-February 1, 2013; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/15/13   Daily Press Briefing - January 15 (Mali)
-01/14/13  Combatting Drug Trafficking and Transnational Organized Crime in West Africa; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/14/13   Daily Press Briefing - January 14 (Mali, Somalia)
-01/11/13   Daily Press Briefing - January 11 (Mali)
-01/08/13   Daily Press Briefing - January 8 (Mali)
-01/03/13  Joint Statement by Secretary Clinton, Norwegian Foreign Minister Eide, and United Kingdom Foreign Secretary Hague; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/02/13   Daily Press Briefing - January 2 (C.A.R., Nigeria)

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