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. […]

Aug 052014
 
WHO Virtual Press Conference following the first meeting of the International Health Regulations (IHR) Emergency Committee on Ebola Viral Disease

GENEVA, Switzerland, August 5, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — WHO Virtual Press Conference WHAT: On 6-7 August, the World Health Organization (WHO)will convene an IHR Emergency Committee meeting in order to ascertain whether the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa constitutes a “Public Health Emergency of International Concern” (PHEIC) and, if it does, to recommend […]

Aug 052014
 

GENEVA, Switzerland, August 5, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Thousands of people displaced by violence in Bambari, in the east-central part of the Central African Republic, continue to live in conditions of great hardship. To help relieve the strain, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Central African Red Cross Society distributed […]

Aug 052014
 
Investment environment key to closing Africa's energy gap, says Standard Bank

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, August 5, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Standard Bank (http://www.standardbank.com), Africa’s largest lender by assets, and General Electric today reaffirmed their commitment to Africa at a power financing roundtable held in Washington DC. The partnership sees both parties aiming to bridge the power financing gap in Africa and forms part of the US […]

Aug 052014
 
IOM Facilitates Land Distribution for Displaced People in Kabo, Central African Republic

GENEVA, Switzerland, August 5, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ –Local authorities in Kabo, Central African Republic (CAR) conducted a land distribution ceremony on 2nd August to grant 193 household plots to internally displaced persons (IDPs) and their families who fled the PK12 neighborhood in Bangui earlier this year. Community leaders drew numbers to randomly assign the […]

Aug 052014
 
Remarks With Tunisian Foreign Minister Mongi Hamdi Before Their Meeting

WASHINGTON, August 5, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Treaty Room Washington, DC August 4, 2014 SECRETARY KERRY: Good afternoon. Very happy to welcome my friend, the foreign minister of Tunisia, Foreign Minister Hamdi. He and I have had long discussions already, and we agreed earlier in my visit to […]