Zimbabwe has a new president. Emmerson Mnangagwa was officially sworn in on August 27 following a ruling by the Constitutional Court declaring Mr. Mnangagwa the winner of the July 30 presidential election.
New data was released at the July 2018, International AIDS Conference demonstrating the HIV epidemic is coming under control in Namibia.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo will hold an election in December, hopefully leading to a peaceful democratic transfer of power for the first time in the country’s history.
The United States is gravely concerned by credible reports of numerous detentions, beatings, and other abuses of Zimbabweans, in particular, targeting of opposition activists.
The U.S.announced over 1 billion dollars in private-sector deals during their recent mission to four sub-Saharan African nations.
Ethiopia has been suffering the effects of a devastating series of droughts, which began three years ago when the El Niño weather pattern caused higher temperatures in this country of 100 million people.
The people of Zimbabwe recently went to the polls to elect a new president, but the opposition said the results are fraudulent and has challenged the results in court.
As part of its efforts to combat HIV, the United States intends to provide up to $90 million to build secondary schools across Malawi and additional funding to provide youth friendly health services.
With support from United States Government through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Sierra Leone has launched an Ebola Database Family Reunification program.
The United States seeks to strengthen economic ties with Ethiopia and remains focused on supporting efforts to create a conducive environment for private sector growth.
This U.S. government foreign assistance program has helped Nigerians improve agricultural production, income generation, nutrition, and sanitation.
The United States, the United Kingdom and Norway have called on all warring parties in Darfur to lay down their arms.