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July 30, 2012

A Lifelong Struggle for Justice

Two weeks ago, I attended a special screening of L'Affaire Chebeya, un Crime d'Etat , a moving documentary by Belgian… more
July 19, 2012

Honoring Nelson Mandela in South Africa

For the U.S. Mission to South Africa, Mandela Day began at 8:00 a.m. on the chancery lawn with a resounding… more
April 11, 2012

Supporting Justice and the Rule of Law in Liberia

About the Authors: Victoria Holt serves as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs, and Annie Pforzheimer serves… more
March 26, 2012

An Important Step Forward for Democracy in Africa

When I arrived in Senegal last August, I knew that it would be an exciting year for this nation's democracy,… more
February 28, 2012

Observing Elections in Senegal

Since its independence, Senegal has been one of America's strongest and most consistent friends in francophone West Africa. Our relationship… more
December 13, 2011

New U.S. Embassy Compound Opens in Djibouti

On December 7, 2011, ministers of government, members of the diplomatic corps, and over 300 guests gathered outside, in the… more
November 16, 2011

Sports Diplomacy: Lessons for the Basketball Court and Life

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Wesley Jeffers, a public affairs officer at the U.S. Embassy in… more
November 4, 2011

Mo Ibrahim Prize Recognizes the Leadership of Pedro Pires

Americans learn in high school that one of the greatest acts in our history happened when George Washington declined, twice,… more
September 1, 2011

Ambassador Ray Holds Webchat With "Zim Youth Making a Difference"

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, U.S. Embassy Harare Public Affairs Counselor Sharon Hudson Dean tells readers… more


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The Way Forward in Ukraine

Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Geneva, Switzerland, on April 16-17 to participate in bilateral meetings and a multilateral… more