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U.S releases new travel advisories

On January 10, 2018, the Department of State launched improvements to how we share information with U.S. travelers.  These improvements will provide U.S. citizens with clear, timely, and reliable safety and security information worldwide.  Under the new system, every country will have a Travel Advisory, providing levels of advice ranging …

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US concerned about Shia deaths in Northern Nigeria

The November 14th killings of members of the Shia Islamic Movement of Nigeria in Kano State, has elicited the reaction of the US Government. In a recent statement released by the US Department of State, the United States calls for calm and restraint on all sides, a reduction of tensions, …

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U.S. AFRICA LEADERS SUMMIT HOLDS IN DC

President Obama in August will welcome leaders from across the African continent to the Nation’s Capital for a three-day U.S.-Africa Leaders’ Summit, the first such event of its kind. This Summit, the largest event any U.S. President has held with African heads of state and government, will build on the …

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Boko Haram: The Growing Threat to Schoolgirls in Nigeria and Beyond

A presentation by Sarah Sewall, Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights House Foreign Affairs Committee, Washington, DC. Chairman Royce, Ranking Member Engel, and Members of the Committee, thank you for inviting me to discuss Nigeria’s struggle against Boko Haram, one of the most lethal terrorist groups in …

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USA deeply concerned about Nigeria’s Human Rights posture

In a statement released by secretary of State John Kerry, the United States has expressed its deep concern over Nigeria’s enactment of the Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act. Beyond even prohibiting same sex marriage, this law dangerously restricts freedom of assembly, association, and expression for all Nigerians. Secretary of State …

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Business

‘Doing Business in Africa’ Roundtable in Dallas

The City of Dallas in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Commerce organized a ‘Doing Business in Africa’ Roundtable. The event held in the flag room at City Hall, Dallas. The Executive Director for Export Policy, promotion and strategy at the U.S. Department of Commerce; Michael D. Masserman served as …

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G8 Foreign Ministers declare to prevent Sexual Violence in Conflict

G8 Foreign Ministers met in London on 10-11 April. The G8 represents a group of nations with a broad range of global interests and with a collective responsibility and opportunity to use its influence to address some of the most pressing issues in the world. Foreign Ministers addressed a number …

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President Obama hails the People of Kenya

Washington, DC- The White House released a message from President Barack Obama to the people of Kenya.  Below is the text of the message; Habari yako.  Over the years, I have been greatly moved by the warmth and spirit – the strength and resolve – of the Kenyan people. And …

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