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African Affairs: Press Releases


2014
-10/20/14  United States Deeply Concerned by D.R.C.'s Expulsion of MONUSCO Human Rights Officer;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/10/14  U.S. Deeply Concerned by Ongoing Violence in the Central African Republic;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/03/14  Legislation Under Consideration by the Government of South Sudan;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-09/30/14  Reports of Civil Society Detentions in Sudan;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-09/29/14  U.S. Pledges $83 million Additional Emergency Assistance for the People of South Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/28/14  Fifth Anniversary of Massacre at Pro-Democracy Rally in Guinea;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-09/26/14  Clinton Global Initiative Recognizes African Women's Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/25/14  Background Briefing on African Issues; Waldorf-Astoria Hotel; New York City
-09/25/14  U.S. Urges Burundi and Rwanda to Investigate Deaths;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-09/18/14  Joint Statement on National Dialogue in Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/15/14  Central African Republic: Resumption of Operations at Embassy Bangui;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-09/10/14  On the Arrest for Sedition in Botswana of Outsa Mokone;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/05/14  Swaziland National Day Message;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-09/05/14  U.S. Commends Mozambique for Agreement To End Hostilities;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-09/02/14  Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield's Travel to Nigeria, Cameroon, and England; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/02/14  Attack on MINUSMA;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/01/14  Lesotho Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-08/30/14  Political Tensions in Lesotho;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-08/26/14  Central African Republic: Announcement of New Government;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-08/20/14  Gabon National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/09/14  Threatening Remarks by Swazi Prime Minister Cause for Concern;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/08/14   Daily Press Briefing: August 8 (DRC, Gambia)
-08/07/14  U.S. Orders Departure of Eligible Family Members from Liberia; Sending Additional Disease Specialists to Assist;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/06/14  Attack Against Aid Workers in Maban County, Upper Nile State, South Sudan;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/06/14   Statement by the Chair of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit
-08/05/14   Daily Press Briefing: August 5, 2014
-08/04/14  Small Group Meeting on the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa on the Margins of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/31/14   Daily Press Briefing - July 31, 2014
-07/28/14  Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in Africa; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/25/14   Daily Press Briefing - July 25 (YALI Summit, Mali)
-07/25/14  Threat of Famine Looms in South Sudan;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/25/14  U.S. Dismayed by Harsh Sentence for Swazi Human Rights Lawyer and Journalist;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/24/14  Central African Republic: Signature of a Cessation of Hostilities Agreement;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/23/14  U.S. Condemns Bombings in Kaduna;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/21/14  Appointments of Mary Robinson as UN Special Envoy for Climate Change and Said Djinnit as UN Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/21/14  South Sudanese Rebels Attack the Northern Town of Nasir;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/14/14  U.S. Department of State To Host Google+ Hangout with Young African Leaders on July 15; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/14/14  U.S. Welcomes Somali Ambassador to the United States, Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-07/11/14  Sao Tome and Principe National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-06/30/14  Burundi Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-06/30/14   Daily Press Briefing: June 30 (Nigeria)
-06/30/14  Democratic Republic of the Congo's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-06/30/14  Rwanda National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-06/30/14  Somalia's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-06/26/14  Meriam Ibrahim Ishag Released on Bail;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/25/14  Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield Travel to African Union Summit; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/23/14  Gubernatorial Elections in Ekiti State, Nigeria;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/23/14  U.S. Welcomes Court Ruling to Free Meriam Yahya Ibrahim Ishag;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-06/16/14  Deputy Secretary Heather Higginbottom Travels to Senegal, Kenya, and Liberia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/10/14  Joint Statement on National Dialogue in Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/09/14  Counselor Shannon and Special Envoy Booth To Attend IGAD Summit on South Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/22/14  Presidential Elections in Guinea-Bissau;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-05/20/14  U.S. Pledges Additional Humanitarian Assistance to South Sudan; Washington, DC
-05/18/14  Violence in Northern Mali;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-05/15/14  U.S. Deeply Disturbed by Court Ruling in Sudan Apostasy Case;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/14/14  Background Briefing on the Situation in West Africa; Via Teleconference
-05/09/14  Fraud Warning and Fake Kimberley Process Certificates for Sierra Leone and Guinea; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/09/14  U.S. Welcomes Agreement between President Kiir and Machar;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-05/08/14   Daily Press Briefing: May 8 (Nigeria)
-05/07/14   Daily Press Briefing: May 7 (Nigeria)
-05/07/14  Secretary Kerry To Host Twitter Chat With the Young African Leaders Initiative Network; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/07/14  South African General Elections;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-05/06/14  Background Briefing on South Sudan; Via Teleconference
-05/06/14   Daily Press Briefing: May 6 (Nigeria)
-05/06/14  Secretary Kerry Meets With Anti-Poaching and Anti-Wildlife Trafficking International Visitor Leadership Program Participants; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/03/14  Background Briefing Following the Secretary's Visit to Ethiopia; En Route, Congo (Kinshasa)
-05/02/14  Africa is on the Rise, and We Need To Help Make Sure it Continues (Op-Ed);  Secretary of State John Kerry; The Washington Post
-05/02/14  Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall To Travel to Indonesia, Burma, and Nigeria; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/25/14  Secretary Kerry Travels to Addis Ababa, Kinshasa, and Luanda;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-04/22/14  Appointment of U.S. Special Representative for the Central African Republic; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/17/14  On the Occasion of the Republic of Zimbabwe's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-04/17/14  U.S. Condemns Attacks in South Sudan;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/10/14  Meeting With South Sudanese Minister Awan Riak; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/10/14  U.S. Support for UN Security Council Resolution Authorizing a UN Peacekeeping Operation for the Central African Republic;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-04/03/14  On the Occasion of the Republic of Senegal's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-03/26/14  U.S. Concern about Sharp Escalation of Violence and Insecurity in Darfur;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/25/14  Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the People of South Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/25/14  The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces LEED Gold Certification for U.S. Embassy in Bujumbura, Burundi; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/24/14   Daily Press Briefing - March 24 (Uganda)
-03/20/14  Ninth Annual Fortune/DOS Global Women's Mentoring Partnership Kicks Off (Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/20/14  On the Occasion of the Republic of Namibia's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-03/19/14   Daily Press Briefing - March 19 (Uganda)
-03/18/14   Daily Press Briefing - March 18 (Uganda)
-03/14/14   Daily Press Briefing - March 14 (South Sudan)
-03/12/14  U.S. Welcomes Joint AMISOM-Somali National Army Efforts Against al-Shabaab;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/11/14   Daily Press Briefing - March 11 (Uganda)
-03/11/14  Statement on the Occasion of the Republic of Mauritius' National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-03/11/14  U.S. Condemns Violence in Burundi;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/10/14  Ambassador Booth Travels to Ethiopia in Support of South Sudan Peace Process; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/08/14  U.S. Concern About Escalation of Violence and Insecurity in Darfur;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-03/07/14  Verdict in the Germain Katanga Trial at the International Criminal Court;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-03/05/14  On the Occasion of the Republic of Ghana's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-03/04/14  Special Envoy Feingold's Travel to Europe, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/28/14   Daily Press Briefing - February 28 (Sudan, South Sudan)
-02/28/14  Readout of Secretary Kerry's Call with Ugandan President Museveni; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/26/14  Counselor's Travel to West Africa, February 26 - March 5, 2014; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/25/14  State Department Contributes to NGO To Help With Worldwide Assistance (Africa); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/24/14   Daily Press Briefing - February 24 (Uganda)
-02/24/14  Enactment of Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality Bill;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-02/23/14  Recent Attacks by Boko Haram;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-02/19/14  Anti-LGBT Rhetoric in The Gambia;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-02/12/14   Daily Press Briefing - February 12 (C.A.R.)
-02/12/14  U.S. Extends Condolences to Burundi Flood and Landslide Victims;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/08/14  U.S. Concern About Violations of Cessation of Hostilities in South Sudan;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-02/06/14  International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-02/06/14  Togolese Efforts to Combat Wildlife Trafficking;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-02/05/14  U.S. Condemns Sectarian Violence in the Central African Republic;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/03/14  Gulf of Aden Counterterrorism Forum, February 3-5, 2014, Djibouti, Djibouti; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/03/14  TechWomen Delegation in Rwanda To Expand Network of African Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Fields; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/29/14  Secretary of State John Kerry Presents Awards for Corporate Excellence (Angola, Cameroon); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/28/14  Attacks in Northeast Nigeria;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/28/14  U.S. Designated a Champion Country in the UN Global Education First Initiative; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/27/14   Daily Press Briefing - January 27 (C.A.R.)
-01/27/14  U.S. Delegation to African Union Summit; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/26/14  Deputy Secretary of State William Burns Travels to Jordan and Ethiopia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/26/14  U.S. Condemns Renewed Violence in Central African Republic;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-01/23/14   Daily Press Briefing - January 23 (South Sudan)
-01/23/14  Signing of the Cessation of Hostilities between the Government of South Sudan and the Opposition Forces;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/22/14   Daily Press Briefing - January 22 (South Sudan)
-01/21/14   Daily Press Briefing - January 21 (C.A.R., South Sudan)
-01/21/14  U.S. Welcomes Selection of New Transitional President of the Central African Republic;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-01/18/14  Final Results of Madagascar's Presidential Election;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-01/17/14   Daily Press Briefing - January 17 (Nigeria)
-01/16/14  Additional Contribution to International Organization for Migration Emergency Assistance to Vulnerable Ethiopian Migrants; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/15/14  Selecting Transitional Leaders in the Central African Republic;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/13/14  Special Envoy Feingold's Travel to Africa; Washington, DC
-01/07/14   Daily Press Briefing - January 7 (South Sudan)
-01/07/14  Religious Leaders Dialogue on the Central African Republic; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/05/14  Coordinator Macon Phillips Travel to Benin, Namibia, Zimbabwe, and South Africa January 7-17; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/04/14  Beginning of Direct Talks on South Sudan;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/03/14  Additional Humanitarian Assistance for South Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/03/14   Daily Press Briefing - January 3 (South Sudan)
-01/03/14  Drawdown of Diplomatic Personnel at the U.S. Embassy in Juba, South Sudan;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/01/14  On the Occasion of the Republic of Sudan's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC


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