Nelson Mandela 1918-2013
The United States remains committed to ending extreme poverty through a new public-private model of development that can achieve broader results beyond public investment alone.
The security situation in the Central African Republic appears to get worse by the day, as the nation’s de facto president loses control of the loose coalition of militia groups that have supported him since he seized power.
Over the last ten years, American families have opened their hearts and homes to more than 200,000 children from other countries.
A U.S. court has sentenced two Somali pirates to life in prison without the prospect of parole for their role in high-jacking a private yacht.
The United States has designated the Boko Haram and Ansaru militant groups that are creating havoc in Nigeria as international terrorist organizations.
The United States Department of State is offering a reward of up to $1 million dollars for information leading to the dismantling of the Xaysavang Network.
A rebel group blamed for killing scores of civilians and displacing tens of thousands more in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo has announced the end of its rebellion and is seeking a peace agreement with the government.
The Sudanese government will issue work permits to some 30,000 of an estimated 80,000 refugees.
Armed forces of DRC, with the support of the UN’s MONUSCO peacekeeping mission, have reclaimed control of towns and roads in the eastern DRC.
International observers have described the process thus far as free and fair thus far.
The United States strongly condemns the attack against the UN mission in Mali and the death of a Malian civilian.
“Emerging from 20 years of conflict will be a long and bumpy road, but Somalia is now heading in the right direction."
U.S. is “gravely concerned about the deteriorating security, human rights, and humanitarian situation in Darfur."
“Respect by states of the fundamental freedom of assembly is a core characteristic of a free and open society and of democratic government.“
“The United States is committed to achieving global food security and supporting sustainable agricultural production.”
A brutal crackdown by Sudanese security forces resulted in dozens of deaths and hundreds of arrests.
Much progress has been made in Zimbabwe since the country’s 2008 economic collapse.
Counter terrorism is also about providing more economic opportunities for marginalized youth at risk of recruitment.
The ruling marks a milestone for the people of Sierra Leone and Liberia.
The United States condemns in the strongest terms the despicable attack on innocent civilians at the Westgate Shopping Mall.
The United States joined nations from around the world in providing aid to promote democracy and economic growth in Somalia.
At a World Water Week event in Sweden, the USAID and the Coca-Cola Company, announced support for new programs to provide clean water in Africa.
This year’s food prize winner, Dr. Charity Mutegi, made breakthroughs in combating the deadly aflatoxin mold contamination.
Diverse and representative cabinet is challenged with reviving a nation torn by political and sectarian divisions.
Ghana’s Supreme Court has dismissed a legal challenge to last year’s presidential election.
More than 90 people have been killed by extremist and criminal groups in recent weeks.
Fliers provide information on how to leave the group safely and gave instructions on where to go for protection and support.
The United States strongly supports the actions of MONUSCO and calls on the rebels to immediately end the hostilities.
Tool assists aid agencies and philanthropists in identifying and directly connecting with community-based organizations.
AGOA has transformed to way the United States and Africa interact economically.
Solidarity will be needed in the weeks and months ahead as the nation under new leadership works through the many challenges now facing Mali.
U.S. is “committed to addressing the global problem of statelessness as part of our commitment to champion human rights and dignity.”
Because of many obvious flaws in the electoral process, the results do not represent a credible expression of the will of the Zimbabwe people.
President Barack Obama committed the United States to increase efforts to spur the region’s economic growth, trade and investment.
The United States strongly condemns recent attacks in northeast Nigeria.
The U.S. is strongly committed to advancing democracy, good governance and inclusive leadership in Africa.
The votes are in following a presidential runoff election in Mali aimed at ending two years of political turmoil.
The United States welcomes the August 2 sentencing of the three pirates for the murder of the crew of the Quest.