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August 28, 2013

A New Presidential Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan

Today, President Obama appointed Ambassador Donald Booth as the new U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan. A former… more
June 4, 2013

U.S. Ambassadors 'Bike Across Borders' in Zambia and Zimbabwe

Tourism is one of the great drivers of economic growth worldwide. According to the U.S. Travel Association, the average international… more
October 25, 2012

Engaging Africa's Innovators: Apps4Africa 2012 Business Challenge

Over the next few days, more than 40 African innovators and technology start-ups will get the chance to unveil their… more
June 26, 2012

Working for Child Protection in Zambia

Ambassador Susan Jacobs, Special Advisor for Children's Issues, completed her five-country Africa tour in Lusaka, where she commended the Zambian… more
June 15, 2012

Photo of the Week: African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program

The week's Photo of the Week comes to us from Communications Officer with the Office of International Visitors, Bureau of… more
May 24, 2012

The 2011 Human Rights Reports: Recording a Year of Transition

Since 1977, the State Department has produced the annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. Congress mandated these reports to… more
April 22, 2012

Embassies and Consulates Are Going Green

The State Department's Earth Day event, an exhibition titled "American Face of Green -- Embassies Leading the Way," demonstrated how… more
January 10, 2012

Launch of the Frontline Healthcare Workers Coalition

Frontline health workers are an essential component of health systems worldwide -- without them, there is no access to care… more


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