Releases & Audio Files


10/15/18  Telephonic Press Briefing on World Food Day with USAID Bureau for Food Security Assistant Administrator Beth Dunford and USAID Food for Peace Director Matt Nims  [Audio file]
10/04/18  TTRANSCRIPT: Press Briefing on Awards for Corporate Excellence with Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs, Manisha Singh, and Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs, Ambassador Matthew T. Harrington.
08/21/18  TRANSCRIPT: Telephonic Press Briefing with Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Trade Policy and Negotiations, Peter Haas.
08/07/18  Statement by Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: Anniversary of the Bombings of the U.S. Embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
07/09/18  Telephonic Press Briefing with Robert Scott, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for African Economic and Regional Affairs, and Constance "Connie" Hamilton, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Africa via Teleconference
07/03/18  TRANSCRIPT: Press Briefing with Ray W. Washburne President and Chief Executive Officer, OPIC via Teleconference.
06/19/18  Press Briefing with Sigal P. Mandelker, Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, U.S. Department of the Treasury via Teleconference
06/13/18  Press Briefing on the Kimberley Process International with Pamela Fierst-Walsh, Senior Advisor for Conflict Minerals and U.S. Focal Point for the Kimberley Process via Teleconference
05/31/18  TRANSCRIPT: Press Briefing on the 2017 International Religious Freedom Report with Ambassador Samuel Brownback, Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom via Teleconference,
05/30/18  TRANSCRIPT: Briefing on the 15th Anniversary of the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
05/17/18  TRANSCRIPT: Press Briefing on the UN Peacekeeping Course for African Partners
05/09/18  TRANSCRIPT: Wildlife trafficking and Transnational Crime in Africa
04/24/18  TRANSCRIPT: Exercise African Lion 2018
04/19/18  TRANSCRIPT: Telephonic Press Briefing on Africa Land Forces Summit 2018.
04/17/18  TRANSCRIPT: Telephonic Briefing on U.S. Humanitarian Assistance and Policy for the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
04/11/18  TRANSCRIPT: Telephonic Briefing on U.S. Development Assistance to Combat Fall Armyworm in Africa
04/06/18  TRANSCRIPT: Telephonic Briefing on SOCAF-Sponsored Flintlock 2018 Joint Military Exercise in Niger
03/23/18  TRANSCRIPT: Briefing on the Obangame Express 2018 Exercise with U.S. & Gabonese Navy Senior Officials
03/12/18  TRANSCRIPT:Press Briefing with Ambassadors Michael Raynor and Mary Beth Leonard
03/09/18  TRANSCRIPT: Telephonic Press Briefing on Humanitarian Assistance in Africa with USAID and PRM Officials: Karen Freeman and Margaret Pollack
03/06/18  TRANSCRIPT: Press Briefing with Acting Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Don Yamamoto
03/02/18  Press Briefing with Ambassador Nathan Sales, State Department's Counterterrorism Coordinator: Mobilizing Law Enforcement Efforts to Defeat ISIS
02/13/18  Press Briefing with Acting Director for Economic and Regional Affairs Harry Sullivan AGOA and U.S. Economic Policy in Africa Via Teleconference, Washington, D.C.
01/30/18  Africa Regional Media Hub Press Briefing with OPIC Executive Vice President David S. Bohigian OPIC's Projects and Activities in Africa.
01/17/18  Press Briefing with Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary Robert Scott, Special Representative for North Korean Policy Mark Lambert, and Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary Sandra Oudkirk U.S. Policy on North Korean activities in Africa.
12/19/17  Africa Regional Media Hub Press Briefing with Acting Assistant Secretary Don Yamamoto U.S. Strategic Priorities Via Teleconference, Washington, D.C.
12/07/17  Tel. Press Briefing U.S. Anti-Corruption Efforts in Africa Robert Leventhal, Deputy Director and Kellen McClure, Anti-Corruption Advisor, Office of Anti-Crime Programs, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Washington D.C.
11/13/17  Telephonic Press Briefing: Acting Assistant Secretary Don Yamamoto Discusses the African Union High Level Dialogue and Ministerial.
11/09/17  Telephonic Press Briefing on the Africa Senior Enlisted Leaders Conference (ASELC) hosted by AFRICOM, November 7-10.
09/12/17  Press Briefing with Andrew M. Herscowitz, Coordinator for Power Africa, a U.S. government-led initiative to double access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa by 2030.
09/07/17  Press Briefing with Dan Foote, Senior U.S. Department of State official covering wildlife trafficking and transnational crime.
08/03/17  Press Briefing with Mr. Peter Henry Barlerin, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs, and Ms. Constance A. Hamilton, Acting Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Africa.
07/10/17  Africa Regional Media Hub Press Briefing with Mr. Robert Jenkins, Acting Assistant Administrator,  U.S. Agency for International Development's Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance Via Teleconference, July 10, 2017
06/28/17  Press Briefing with Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director, Center for Global Health, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Via Teleconference, Kigali, Rwanda
05/17/17  Telephone Press Briefing with U.S. Air Force Col Ricardo Trimillos, Chief of International Affairs for Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces in Africa and Botswana Defense Force Air Arm Col Hendrick Rakgantswana, Thebephatshwa Air Base Commander.
05/11/17  Telephonic Press Briefing: African Land Forces Summit 2017- Cmdr U.S. Army Africa & Chief of Defense Forces Malawi
04/20/17  Tel. Press Brief with Marine Corps. General Thomas D. Waldhauser, (AFRICOM); Major General Lamidi Adeosun, (MNJTF); Lieutenant General Osman Noor Soubagleh (AMISOM) Ambassador Francisco Madeira, Special Rep. for the Chairperson of the A.U. Commission
04/07/17  Telephonic press briefing on Africa Utility Power Sector Exchange initiative.