Aug 062014
 
Readout of Vice President Biden's Meeting with President Moncef Marzouki of Tunisia

WASHINGTON, August 6, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — This afternoon, Vice President Biden met with President Moncef Marzouki of Tunisia. The Vice President thanked the President for Tunisia’s assistance in relocating U.S. personnel from Libya and offered his condolences for Tunisian soldiers who died fighting terrorists on July 16th. The Vice President underscored the United [...]

Aug 062014
 
Remarks With South Sudanese President Salva Kiir Before Their Meeting

WASHINGTON, August 6, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Treaty Room Washington, DC August 5, 2014 SECRETARY KERRY: It’s my pleasure to welcome President Kiir of South Sudan. The president and I have visited many times there and here, and I’ve had the privilege of being with him at the [...]

Aug 062014
 
Remarks With Ghanaian President John Mahama and Millennium Challenge Corporation CEO Dana Hyde at the Signing of the Ghana Power Compact

WASHINGTON, August 6, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Treaty Room Washington, DC August 5, 2014 MS. HYDE: Good afternoon. Mr. President and Secretary Kerry, Mr. Minister, and friends of Ghana: I am delighted to welcome you here for the signing of Ghana’s $498 million compact with the U.S. Government’s [...]

Aug 062014
 
Remarks With Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn Before Their Meeting

WASHINGTON, August 6, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Treaty Room Washington, DC August 5, 2014 SECRETARY KERRY: Thank you all very much. I just want to welcome Prime Minister Hailemariam of Ethiopia, who has been enormously engaged with us on many different issues. And I’ve had the privilege now [...]

Aug 062014
 
Remarks With IGAD Leaders After Their Meeting

WASHINGTON, August 6, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Treaty Room Washington, DC August 5, 2014 SECRETARY KERRY: Thank you very much. It’s my pleasure to be here with the IGAD leaders: the presidents of Kenya, of Uganda, and Djibouti; and the prime minister of Ethiopia, who is the chair [...]

Aug 062014
 
Remarks at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum Leaders Forum Session

WASHINGTON, August 6, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State “Game Plan: Shaping the Future of a Fast-Growing Continent” Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Washington, DC August 5, 2014 Good afternoon, everybody. I’ve had a chance to be able to say a few words to a number of you at a few different [...]

Aug 062014
 
Remarks at the U.S.-Africa Clean Energy Finance Initiative Signing Ceremony

WASHINGTON, August 6, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Mandarin Oriental Hotel Washington, DC August 5, 2014 Thank you for being with us. All of us in this room understand that the challenges we face today increasingly present a sort of blurred line between economic policy and foreign policy. I’ve [...]

Aug 062014
 
Remarks at the U.S.-Africa Clean Energy Finance Initiative Signing Ceremony

WASHINGTON, August 6, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Mandarin Oriental Hotel Washington, DC August 5, 2014 Thank you for being with us. All of us in this room understand that the challenges we face today increasingly present a sort of blurred line between economic policy and foreign policy. I’ve [...]

Aug 052014
 
UNMISS deplores killings of more humanitarian aid workers in Maban County

JUBA, South Sudan, August 5, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) condemns in the strongest possible terms the killing by the so-called! Mabanese Defence Forces of at least five South Sudanese employees of humanitarian non-governmental organizations (NGOs) earlier today in and around Bunj, Maban County, in Upper Nile State. [...]