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Egypt Assumes African Union Presidency

Press Statement Robert Palladino Deputy Spokesperson Washington, DC February 13, 2019 The United States congratulates Egypt on the start of its presidency of the African Union and looks forward to working together on the shared goal of a stable and prosperous Africa. During Egypt’s chairpersonship, we anticipate continuing our work with the African Union on key ...
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U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary for African Affairs, Ambassador Makila James, visited Eritrea

U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary for African Affairs, Ambassador Makila James, visited Eritrea from December 14 – 16. She met with Eritrean officials, enthusiastic Eritrean YALI members, had a chance to see the American Center Saturday English Class for 6th & 7th graders and talked with the students. She also met Eritrean women entrepreneurs and saw some ...
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President Donald J. Trump’s Africa Strategy Advances Prosperity, Security, and Stability

Remarks by National Security Advisor Ambassador John R. Bolton on the The Trump Administration’s New Africa Strategy As delivered on December 13, 2018. Heritage Foundation, Washington, D.C. Well, Kim, thanks very much, and thanks to you and Kay for inviting me here. I’m delighted again to be here at the Heritage, an institution that really ...
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“Development, Diplomacy, and Defense: Promoting U.S. Interests in Africa”

Testimony Tibor P. Nagy, Jr. Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs House Foreign Affairs Committee Washington, DC December 12, 2018   Thank you Chairman Royce, Ranking Member Engel, and Members of the Committee for the opportunity to testify today on U.S. policy toward Africa, and to my colleague and friend Ramsey Day of USAID here with ...
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