Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza announced on June 7 that he would not run again in 2020.
Ghana and Nepal, have succeeded in eliminating Trachoma as a public health problem.
The 2017 International Religious Freedom Report acknowledges the commitment of the government of The Gambia towards religious freedom and tolerance.
U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar announced that the U.S. Agency for International Development will contribute up to 7 million dollars at this stage to combat the Ebola outbreak in the DRC.
May marks the 15th anniversary of one of the United States’ most important and successful initiatives—the President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief, universally known as PEPFAR.
World Hunger Day is an effort to focus attention on the fact that some 21,000 people die every day from hunger or malnutrition.
The United States notes that the referendum process in Burundi was marred by a lack of transparency, the suspension of media outlets, and attempts to pressure voters.
In a number of developing countries, democracy is in decline.
The U.S. Mission to Nigeria will send 60 young Nigerians to participate in the 2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship.
U.S. Ambassador Alexander Laskaris, the Deputy Commander for Civil-Military Engagement at United States Africa Command held high-level meetings in Sierra Leone as part of a series of engagements across West Africa.
U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec urged security forces to safeguard the rights of citizens and protect life by showing maximum restraint in interactions with the public.
Thee government of Burundi announced that it would suspend Voice of America’s FM broadcasts for six months, effective Monday, May 7.