United Nations officials, including Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, are warning of possible genocide in South Sudan as terrible violence rages there.
The virus is spreading among young women in sub-Saharan Africa.
The United States strongly supports CENCO in this role, given its credibility and neutrality, and believes its efforts provide the best chance of reaching a consensus agreement and guaranteeing the holding of elections.
The United States has donated 23 million dollars to assist the Malawian people in need of humanitarian food assistance.
This new initiative will invest $36 million into finding new ways to bring electricity to 20 million off-grid households in Sub-Saharan Africa by 2030.
The United States has partnered with the countries of East Africa to counter violent extremism.
Earlier this month, the house of Ghanaian presidential candidate Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo was attacked.
In recent remarks to foreign journalists, Secretary of State John Kerry emphasized the importance of U.S. engagement in some of the most difficult challenges our world faces.
Chad faces challenges resulting from the campaign against Boko Haram, including the humanitarian needs of refugees that Boko Haram attacks have generated, and strategies for addressing violent extremism more broadly.
Power Africa, a U.S. Government-led initiative, has a new partnership arrangement is focused on increasing regional power generation among the Nile Equatorial Lakes countries.
The U.S. Agency for International Development, or USAID, announced a new program in Tanzania that will increase access to and quality of education for adolescent girls.
USAID to contribute approximately $77 million dollars to strengthen regional trade,
investment, and agriculture development programs in Africa