The key to begin fixing South Sudan’s problems is political stability, and the key to political stability is strong, democratic governance.
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.
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.
The United States is set to apply maximum economic and diplomatic pressure on Iran to induce Iran’s leaders to change their destabilizing policies.
On June 7th, the Ukrainian parliament took a decisive step toward rolling back systemic corruption by adopting a law to create an independent anti-corruption court.
Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza announced on June 7 that he would not run again in 2020.
The United States is proud to work with Pakistan to help law enforcement to better protect the peoples of Pakistan.
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.
The United States condemns the fraudulent election that took place in Venezuela on May 20.
The U.S. Mission to Nigeria will send 60 young Nigerians to participate in the 2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship.
The State Department’s recently published 2017 report on human rights conditions in Cuba describes the Cuban regime’s lack of respect for the rights of the Cuban people.
Vice President Mike Pence warned, “The greatest corruption of government is when the people lose their voice, their vote, their freedom, and their basic human rights under the heavy hand of dictatorship.”