French gendarmes prepare forensic supplies in the lobby of the Radisson hotel in Bamako, Mali, November 20, 2015.
The United States condemns terrorist attacks on Tuesday, November 17 and Wednesday, November 18 that reportedly killed more than 40 innocent people in Nigeria.
The U.S. Department of State's Rewards for Justice program is offering rewards for information leading to six key leaders of the Somalia-based terrorist organization al-Shabaab.
PEPFAR is committed, globally, to go where the virus is—targeting interventions for populations at greatest risk in areas of greatest HIV incidence.
Ambassadors issue joint statement underscoring strong and ongoing support for a vibrant, free, and independent civil society in Kenya.
U.S. pledges support for five projects initiated by different Ethiopian organizations to work on disability and development issues.
The United States has recently committed to providing access to off-grid clean energy products and services to more than 500 million people by 2020.
The United Nations Security Council is supporting an African Union, or AU, decision to investigate human rights abuses in Burundi.
The United States Government congratulates the Ivoirian people and President Ouattara.
Public-private partnership works with Ethiopia to expand wheat flour fortification and more.
We call on President Sassou [Nguesso] to postpone the referendum, to defuse the current situation, and allow for dialogue and discussion.
On October 12, 2015, approximately 90 U.S. military personnel began deploying to Cameroon as part of continued U.S. support for the efforts of Cameroon and the other countries of the Lake Chad Basin to counter Boko Haram.
The Governments of the United States and Niger officially signed the Security Governance Initiative Joint Country Action Plan on October 9.
The Gulf of Guinea is one of the most dynamic regions in the global energy sector and is of critical importance for the economic development of much of the Atlantic Coast of Africa.
October 16th is World Food Day, a day of action against hunger.
The Twenty-Second Amendment to the United States Constitution, ratified in 1951, resolved that there should there be a limit on the number of terms any individual can serve as President of the United States.
The United States welcomes Mozambique’s recent announcement, that it has completed clearance of all known fields of landmines in the country.
The United States strongly condemns the dual explosions in the Nyanya and Kuje areas of Abuja and the suicide bombings and militant attacks in Maiduguri and Adamawa.
A resurgence of sectarian violence in the Central African Republic, C.A.R., raises grave concerns for that country’s political transition and respect for the human rights of all its citizens.
The United States’ is donating $15.7 million worth of food commodities to Malawi to assist a portion of the 2.8 million people in need of humanitarian food assistance. U.S. Ambassador to Malawi Virginia Palmer made the announcement in late September.
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to NextGen Solawazi Limited to support the development of a 60-megawatt solar power plant in northwestern Tanzania.
South Sudan, the world’s newest country and one of its least developed, faces many humanitarian challenges.
The United States government is contributing $86 million in food assistance to the WFP, to be used for the benefit of those in need of assistance in Sudan’s Darfur, North Kordofan and West Kordofan states.
The United States strongly condemns the actions by elements of the Presidential Security Regiment against the civilian-led transition government of Burkina Faso.
Officials in the Central African Republic are working diligently to prepare for long-awaited national elections despite some organizational challenges.
The U.S. Mission to Somalia began operations on September 8.
The United States calls on all parties to end the provocation and hostile engagement, and to focus on sustainable security arrangements at the upcoming security workshop.
Political violence shows no easing in Burundi, with the murder of an opposition party spokesman in the capital, Bujumbura.
In the final days of August, the Nigerian-based terrorist group Boko Haram carried out a half-dozen raids on villages in northeast Nigeria, reportedly killing more than 80 people.
Despite an agreement by militant groups there to disarm, sporadic violence continues in the Central African Republic.
The Government of Guinea and two main opposition parties there have signed an agreement to settle their dispute over terms of the upcoming presidential election, raising hopes of an inclusive and peaceful vote.
Fostering economic development in sub-Saharan Africa is a top priority of the United States, and the African Growth and Opportunity Act is the centerpiece of our trade policy on the continent.
An inclusive and comprehensive political dialogue is the only credible route to reestablish stability.
After another delay, South Sudan President Salva Kiir appears ready to finally sign the peace agreement negotiated with the help of regional leaders in Addis Ababa.
The “2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” is a transformative vision to guide development activities for the next 15 years.
Let Girls Learn Initiative aims to address some of the many challenges preventing adolescent girls from attending and completing school.
Armed militants in Mali have stepped up attacks against the United Nations peacekeeping mission and Malian security forces, continuing a deadly campaign aimed at destabilizing the West African nation.
The global movement to bring Joseph Kony and the Lord’s Resistance Army to justice has reached the halls of the Congress.
The President of Guinea-Bissau, Jose Mario Vaz, has fired the prime minister and dismissed the government, following escalating disagreements with Prime Minister Domingos Simoes Pereira.
Now, to help with the recovery, the U.S. Government will provide an additional $266 million.