“The refugee situation in Uganda has reached crisis proportions,” said U.S. Ambassador to Uganda Deborah Malac.
The U.S calls on the UN Security Council to hold all governments accountable when they refuse to allow access to help their people in need.
"We applaud the increasing leadership the AU has exercised in contributing to peace operations and battling terrorist and insurgent groups.”
The United States has recently been made aware of new reports of the Congolese government and militias engaging in horrific human rights violations and abuses in the Kasai regions.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury has sanctioned François Olenga due to continued efforts to obstruct and delay preparations for a credible and inclusive presidential election.
There has been a spike in violence in one of Africa’s poorest and most war-torn countries, the Central African Republic, known as CAR.
One of the world’s most promising, and in terms of economy, fastest-growing regions, sub-Saharan Africa, is under attack by transnational criminal networks. Corruption is one of their major weapons.
Because women develop a unique perspective on the causes and effects of conflict on the population, the make for valuable peacekeepers.
Transnational criminal networks are among the great beneficiaries of globalization and free trade.
“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.