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Chair Bass Statement on Travel to Eritrea

WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, and Representatives Joe Neguse (D-Colo.) and Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) returned from a Congressional Delegation (CODEL) to Ethiopia and Eritrea. The goal of the visit was to support regional peace and security in the Horn of Africa and to encourage ...
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Consular Information Session

Consular Information Session for American Citizens: Applying for CRBA (Consular Report of Birth Abroad), Explanation on how to prepare your Physical Presence   TUESDAY, April 2 2:00-4:00PM At the American Center Everything you need to know about applying for CRBA (Consular Report of Birth Abroad) Applications and detailed steps will be available   You do ...
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Eritrea – Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2018

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Eritrea is a highly centralized, authoritarian regime under the control of President Isaias Afwerki. The People’s Front for Democracy and Justice (PFDJ), headed by the president, is the sole political party. There have been no national-level elections since an independence referendum in 1993. Civilian authorities in the regime maintained effective control over most ...
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Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET302

Press Statement Robert Palladino  Deputy Spokesperson Washington, DC March 10, 2019 The U.S. Department of State extends our deepest condolences to the families and friends of those killed in the tragic crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302. We can confirm that at least eight U.S. citizens were among the victims. Our embassies in Addis Ababa and ...
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CALL FOR AFRICAN AND DIASPORA ENTREPRENEURS

Call for African and Diaspora Small and Medium Size Entrepreneurs (SMEs) who want to Grow! Join the Bootcamp in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania! The Citizens and Diaspora Directorate (CIDO) of the African Union Commission invites African and Diaspora entrepreneurs to participate in the Scaling Up Your Business Bootcamp to be held from April 27th – ...
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