Men transport food aid intended for recently liberated portions of the country, near Sevare, Mali, Feb. 4, 2013.
The U.S. has intensified capacity-building assistance to African partners.
The United States deplores the acts of violence that resulted in the death of Kuol Deng Kuol and a United Nations peacekeeper.
Governments that wish to safeguard the health of their own citizens must begin by helping to protect the health of people living continents away
A court in Ethiopia has upheld the harsh sentence meted out last year on a journalist and an opposition political figure.
Today, some 3 billion people live in areas where malaria is transmitted.
Sudanese journalists continue to struggle under heavy handed government censorship and harassment.
A conducive and transparent business environment is critical to establishing a sound foundation for sustainable economic recovery.
After the initial euphoria that followed the successes of the Arab Spring, women are once again being pushed out of the public forum.
Representatives from Sudan and the rebel group contesting government control in the country’s south restarted talks aimed at restoring peace.
This month, U.S. law enforcement officers arrested five men conspiring to smuggle and store two tons of cocaine in Guinea-Bissau.
The presidents of Sudan and South Sudan have agreed to a resumption of oil exports and border trade.
The United States wants to bring more war criminals to justice.
Political turmoil in the Central African Republic is having an impact on the fight to end the threat posed by the Lord’s Resistance Army.
Boukary Daou, publication director of L’Republican, a daily newspaper in the capital Bamako, is set go to trial on April 16.
Eight political prisoners have been released in Sudan and President Omar al-Bashir stated that he has ordered all others be freed as well.
“We remain deeply concerned about the humanitarian crisis in the Sahel."
The peaceful and credible vote marks an historic step forward in Zimbabwe’s development of democracy and rule of law.
Rebels in the Central African Republic have seized capital, ousted president.
A Congolese rebel commander wanted for war crimes and crimes against humanity has voluntarily surrendered to the International Criminal Court.
In Nigeria, corruption has been a particular problem.
Eleven government officials are under investigation for role in events following the death of the southern African nation’s former president.
Newspapers and broadcasters strike to protest their treatment by some in government.
Sudan and South Sudan are required to withdraw their troops outside a buffer zone from their current positions.
On March 6, the UN Security Council voted unanimously to suspend the embargo on the Government of Somalia.
U.S. believes that it is important to improve the country’s stability through targeted interventions.
The leader of the Ansar al-Dine militant group has been designated as an international terrorist.
Agreement commits signatories not to interfere in the DRC or tolerate or support in any way armed groups that do.
We stand with our international partners in supporting a peaceful, credible ballot.
Sudan has granted a presidential pardon to a man who aided the prison escape of four men convicted of murdering two USAID workers there.
The United States is helping the Nigerian government combat terrorism and provide alternatives to violent extremism and recruitment.
Despite the DRC’s seemingly intractable troubles, it would be a mistake for the international community to give up on it.
Pope Benedict XVI is the first pontiff in over 600 years to give up the reins of authority and resign from the papacy.
U.S. concerned regarding conviction of a young woman for perjury because she complained that she had been raped by Somali police.
US taking additional action against leaders of rebel group in DRC.
Mali’s National Assembly unanimously has approved a road map for political transition.
The United States greatly regrets the loss of life in suicide bomber attack.
We urge the parties to continue their dialogue and remain engaged with the United Nations on completing the agreement.
"In the past two decades, we’ve seen huge reductions in under-five mortality. But we must do better.”
The United States is concerned by the announcement to move thousands of refugees from Nairobi.