2013 ended without long-awaited elections in Guinea-Bissau aimed at fully restoring the troubled West African nation to democratic rule.
Leaders from Kenya and Ethiopia have laid the groundwork for a possible end to the violence and ethnic targeting raging in South Sudan.
The United States condemns the continued attacks by all armed groups against innocent civilians and against the African and French peacekeeping troops.
Now is the time for South Sudan’s leaders to rein in armed groups under their control, immediately cease attacks on civilians and end the chain of retributive violence between different ethnic and political groups.
The United States welcomes the peace declarations by the DRC government and the M23 rebel group, signed on December 5 in Nairobi, Kenya.
The United States is supporting efforts by the African Union Regional Task Force to end the LRA threat, including through support for LRA members who wish to defect.
The international community is stepping up efforts to quell escalating ethnic and religious violence in the Central African Republic
President Barack Obama’s campaign to double the number of people in Sub-Saharan Africa with access to electrical power is picking up steam
Long before he died on December 5th, he had become the symbol of his nation, the father of his country.
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.