“In particular, we must recognize that trans-regional illicit trafficking of drugs, arms, humans, and other illicit trade goods and services, are fueling greater insecurity and instability across Africa, and in other parts of the world.”
There is renewed hope for the peace process in Somalia, said U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis following a recent British-sponsored conference on Somalia in London.
So far in fiscal year 2017, with USAID in the lead, the United States Government has provided more than $203 million worth of humanitarian aid to the countries of the Lake Chad Basin.
The U.S. wants to partner with Nigeria to fight terrorism, support private-sector-led economic growth, and fight corruption.
“As Kenya now moves toward August 8, the primaries highlight the importance of free, fair, credible, and peaceful general elections."
The U.S. is helping Nigeria to capitalize on its tremendous solar energy potential by scaling up the deployment of off-grid generation and minigrid systems.
“We are concerned by the detention of several civil society activists, by the lack of information concerning the charges against them, as well as the conditions of their detention."
“In Ethiopia, progress in fighting malaria has contributed to the remarkable reduction in overall mortality among children under five."
In developing countries, a government’s investment in the health and well-being of its citizens is key to generating prosperity and progress.
Health care workers in Namibia will be better protected thanks to training provided with U.S. assistance.
The Partnership for Research on Ebola Virus in Liberia, known as PREVAIL, announced this month the expansion of the Ebola vaccine study at Redemption Hospital in Monrovia.
“We remain committed to providing humanitarian assistance around the world as both a moral imperative and as a direct benefit to the well-being of the United States.”