Aug 082014
 
U.S. Orders Departure of Eligible Family Members from Liberia; Sending Additional Disease Specialists to Assist

WASHINGTON, August 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement Marie Harf Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC August 7, 2014 At the recommendation of the U.S. Embassy in Liberia, the State Department today ordered the departure from Monrovia of all eligible family members (EFMs) not employed […]

Aug 082014
 
Canada Reaffirms MNCH commitment to Nigeria / Canada's leadership in MNCH will help improve health and nutrition in Nigeria

OTTAWA, Canada, August 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Today Lois Brown, Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, hosted a round table along with Peter Braid, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Waterloo and Parliamentary Secretary for Infrastructure and Communities, as well as with […]

Aug 082014
 
Cote d'Ivoire's National Day

WASHINGTON, August 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC August 7, 2014 On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Cote d’Ivoire as you celebrate your national independence on August 7. Our two […]

Aug 072014
 
FACT SHEET: Partnering to Counter Terrorism in Africa

WASHINGTON, August 7, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — As the 1998 bombings of the U.S. Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania underscored, Africa-based terrorists threaten the interests of the United States in addition to those of our African partners. The United States government has no higher priority than protecting U.S. citizens […]

Aug 072014
 
Remarks by the President at Press Conference After U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

WASHINGTON, August 7, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — State Department Washington, D.C. 6:14 P.M. EDT PRESIDENT OBAMA: As I think everyone knows by now, this first U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit has been the largest gathering we’ve ever hosted with African heads of state and government — and that includes about 50 […]

Aug 072014
 
U.S. Support to Africa through the IAEA Peaceful Uses Initiative

WASHINGTON, August 7, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Fact Sheet Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation Washington, DC August 6, 2014 The Initiative During 2010, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) established the Peaceful Uses Initiative (PUI) to raise extra-budgetary funds for Agency activities that promote the peaceful uses of […]