African Affairs: Press Releases


2017
01/18/17 United States Condemns Attack in Mali;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
01/17/17 Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield Travels to South Sudan and Ethiopia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/13/17 Background Briefing on Sudan; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
01/13/17 On Progress in Sudan;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
01/13/17 United States Lifting Select Sanctions on Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/06/17 U.S.-Liberia Partnership Dialogue January 10; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/04/17 The United States Urges Momentum in Somalia's Electoral Process;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
01/03/17 On the Murder of a Burundian Government Minister;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
01/02/17 The United States Applauds DRC Agreement;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
01/01/17 Sudan's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC

2016
12/27/16 Sudan Issues New Humanitarian Directives;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
12/16/16 DRC: Call for Calm and Respect for Human Rights;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
12/16/16 Sudan: Closing Political Space and Media Crackdown;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
12/15/16 Department of State and Partners Announce Third Annual WiSci Girls STEAM Camp in Malawi; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/15/16 Twenty-six Americans To Travel to Sub-Saharan Africa for Mandela Washington Fellowship Reciprocal Exchange; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/12/16 Assistant Secretary Malinowski Travels to Ethiopia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/12/16 The Republic of Kenya's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
12/09/16 Burkina Faso National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
12/09/16 Ensuring a Peaceful Transition in The Gambia;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
12/09/16 Peaceful Election and Transition in Ghana;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
12/08/16 Nigeria: White Paper on Zaria Clashes;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
12/07/16 Ambassador Birx and Ambassador Russell Travel to Malawi; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/05/16 Increased Violence and Atrocities in Equatoria, South Sudan;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
12/03/16 The United States Commends The Gambia on Peaceful Election;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
12/02/16 Special Envoy Perriello Travel to Democratic Republic of the Congo and France; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/01/16 Central African Republic National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/28/16 Mauritania National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/21/16 United States Supports Continued Efforts Toward a More Inclusive Agreement in the DRC;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
11/16/16 Secretary Kerry's Meeting With Nigerian President Buhari; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/16/16 U.S. Delegation to the Brussels Conference for the Central African Republic (CAR); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/16/16 United States Engagement With African Partners on Climate Change; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/10/16 Angola National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/10/16 Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield Travel to Marrakech, Morocco; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/27/16 On the Government of Burundi's Banning of Human Rights NGOs; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/25/16 Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield to Travel to France, Namibia, Lesotho, and South Africa; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/24/16 Under Secretary Sewall Travels to Nigeria, Chad, and Cameroon; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/24/16 Zambia National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
10/20/16 South Sudan's Support of Armed Sudanese Opposition Groups;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
10/14/16 Assistant Secretary Robinson Travels to Germany, the Central African Republic, Djibouti, Somalia, and Uganda; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/14/16 Special Envoy Shaarik Zafar Travels to Nigeria; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/12/16 Equatorial Guinea National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
10/12/16 On Ethiopia's Declared State of Emergency;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
10/12/16 Secretary of State Kerry to Travel to Rwanda, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
10/08/16 Sudan's National Dialogue General Conference;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
10/07/16 Secretary of State Kerry to Travel to Rwanda;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
10/07/16 Special Representative for Environment and Water Resources Travels to Rwanda; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/07/16 Uganda National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
10/04/16 Lesotho National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/29/16 Botswana National Day Message;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/29/16 New Benjamin Joy Award Honors U.S. Embassy Ethiopia Team; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/29/16 Nigeria National Day Message;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/27/16 ICC Judgment in Mali Cultural Destruction Case;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
09/26/16 Acting Assistant Secretary Judith Garber Travels to South Africa; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/26/16 Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom David Saperstein Visits the Central African Republic; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/26/16 Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield to Travel to Swaziland and Botswana; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/26/16 Guinea-Bissau's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/23/16 United States Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance for Lake Chad Basin Region; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/22/16 African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum 2016; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/20/16 The United States Welcomes Cooperation With Sudan on Counterterrorism;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
09/16/16 United States Breaks Ground on the New U.S. Embassy in Niamey, Niger; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/16/16 United States Urges Commitment to Protection of Political Rights and Non-violence in the DRC;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
09/14/16 The Sentry's Report on Corruption in South Sudan;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
09/10/16 Concerns Regarding Intimidation of Civil Society Members in South Sudan;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
09/07/16 Special Envoy Thomas Perriello Travel to Tanzania, DRC, Belgium; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/06/16 United States Supports Proposed AU Mission to Gabon, Continues to Call for Calm;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
09/03/16 Congratulations to Sao Tome and Principe's New President Evaristo Carvalho;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
09/03/16 Special Envoy for Climate Change Travel to Dakar, Abuja, Johannesburg, and Pretoria; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/01/16 Concern Over Post-Election Constraints on Media Freedom in Zambia;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
08/31/16 Child Soldiers - South Sudan;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
08/31/16 Concern Regarding the Election in Gabon;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
08/28/16 Special Envoy Booth To Travel to Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/21/16 United States Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Somalia;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
08/20/16 United States Concerned About Torture and Protection of Fundamental Freedoms in Mauritania;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
08/12/16 Concerns Regarding Detention of Darfuris by Government of Sudan Authorities;  Director Elizabeth Trudeau, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
08/01/16 U.S.-Angola Strategic Energy Dialogue in Washington; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/30/16 United States Condemns Continued Fighting in South Sudan;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
07/28/16 Presidential Summit of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/26/16 Liberia National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
07/22/16 United States Condemns Harsh Sentences and Calls for Unconditional Release of Prisoners;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
07/18/16 2016 U.S. Sub-Saharan Africa Trade and Economic Cooperation Forum; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/17/16 United States Reassures Support to South Sudan;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
07/15/16 United States Concerned Over Escalating Press Intimidation in Lesotho;  Director Elizabeth Trudeau, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
07/10/16 South Sudan: United States Demands an Immediate End to Fighting in South Sudan;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
07/09/16 South Sudan: Outbreak of Fighting in Juba;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
07/08/16 Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard Travels to Cameroon and Chad; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/08/16 Special Envoy Thomas Perriello Travel to Republic of Congo, Tanzania, France, Egypt, Angola; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/08/16 Support for Facilitation of National Dialogue in the Democratic Republic of Congo;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
07/06/16 Malawi's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
07/02/16 U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan Donald Booth Travel to Khartoum; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/01/16 Burundi's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
07/01/16 Rwanda National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
07/01/16 Somalia's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
06/30/16 Democratic Republic of the Congo's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
06/21/16 Government of Sudan's Declaration of a Cessation of Hostilities;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
06/13/16 Special Advisor for Children's Issues Travels to Ethiopia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/10/16 UN Commission of Inquiry on Eritrea;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
06/10/16 United States Supports Full Implementation of the Peace Agreement in South Sudan;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
06/06/16 Boko Haram Attacks in Bosso, Niger;  Director Elizabeth Trudeau, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
06/06/16 Special Envoy Thomas Perriello Travel to the United Kingdom, Italy, and Belgium; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/20/16 Acting Assistant Secretary Garber Travels to Switzerland and Kenya; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/20/16 Cameroon National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
05/20/16 Diminishing Political Space in the D.R.C.;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
05/20/16 United States Concern Over Delays in Somalia's Electoral Process;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
05/13/16 Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield To Travel to Monrovia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/12/16 Secretary Kerry's Meeting With Federal Republic of Nigeria President Buhari; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/11/16 Deputy Secretary Antony Blinken to Travel to Abuja for Regional Security Summit; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/11/16 On Kenya's Announcement to End Hosting of Refugees;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
05/05/16 Final Results of the Presidential Elections in the Republic of Chad;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
05/02/16 Urgent Need for Resumption of Burundian Dialogue;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
04/29/16 Joint Statement on South Sudan Peace Process; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/29/16 On Ethiopia's Charges of Terrorism Against Political Leaders;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
04/27/16 Sierra Leone National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
04/27/16 Togo National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
04/27/16 United States Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the People of South Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/26/16 On the Occasion of the United Republic of Tanzania's Union Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
04/26/16 Welcoming the Resumption of the Burundian Dialogue;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
04/25/16 Deputy Secretary Higginbottom Travel to Madagascar and Kenya; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/24/16 South Sudan: Failure of Government of South Sudan and Opposition to Form TGNU;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
04/22/16 Ambassador Catherine Russell Travels to Sudan and Malawi; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/22/16 Joint Statement on South Sudan Peace Process; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/19/16 United States Provides Additional $40 Million for Lake Chad Basin Humanitarian Response; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/18/16 On the Occasion of the Republic of Zimbabwe's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
04/17/16 United States Condemns The Gambia's Response to Peaceful Protests;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
04/15/16 Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield to Travel to Accra and London; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/14/16 Under Secretary Sewall Travels to Mali and Guinea; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/12/16 Special Envoy Perriello Travel to France, Belgium, Switzerland, DRC, Burundi, and Tanzania; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/11/16 Djibouti Elections;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
04/07/16 Commemoration of the 22nd Anniversary of the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
04/07/16 Results of the Presidential Elections in the Republic of Congo;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
04/04/16 On the Occasion of the Republic of Senegal's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
04/04/16 Senegal Offers Two Former Guantanamo Detainees Humanitarian Resettlement;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/31/16 Concerns Regarding Sentencing of Angolan Activists;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
03/31/16 Secretary Kerry's Meeting with Federal Republic of Nigeria President Buhari; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/31/16 United States Concerned about Prison Conditions in Burundi;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
03/30/16 Remarks at the U.S.-Nigeria Binational Commission;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/30/16 The United States-Nigeria Bi-National Commission Joint Communique; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/28/16 Assistant Secretary Malinowski Travels to Ethiopia, Rwanda, Burundi and Kenya; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/24/16 Announcement of Electoral Results in the Republic of Congo;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
03/24/16 Cabo Verde's Parliamentary Elections;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
03/24/16 Presidential Elections in Niger;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
03/23/16 Transfer of Ladislas Ntaganzwa to Rwanda by the Democratic Republic of the Congo;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
03/21/16 On the Occasion of the Republic of Namibia's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/21/16 Presidential Elections in the Republic of Congo;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
03/19/16 The United States Welcomes Release of Djiboutian Prisoners of War;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
03/13/16 The United States Condemns Attack in Grand-Bassam, Cote d'Ivoire;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
03/11/16 Mauritius' National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/11/16 On the Ugandan Government's Post-Election Conduct;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
03/04/16 On the Occasion of the Republic of Ghana's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/02/16 United States Calls on Burundi to Carry Out Stated Commitments;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
02/22/16 Peaceful Elections in Niger;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
02/20/16 On the Results of Uganda's Presidential Elections;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
02/19/16 Secretary Kerry's Call with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/18/16 Exercise of the Right to Freedom of Expression in the Democratic Republic of Congo;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
02/18/16 Statement of the High-Level Meeting of the JMEC Partners Group on South Sudan; Nairobi, Kenya
02/18/16 Sudan: United States Calls for End of Violence in Jebel Marra, Darfur;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
02/18/16 The Gambia National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
02/16/16 Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Shannon's Travel to Africa and the Maghreb; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/12/16 Elections in the Central African Republic;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
02/12/16 On Next Week's Presidential Elections in Uganda;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
02/11/16 Special Envoy Perriello Travel to Angola, South Africa, Burundi, D.R.C., and Tanzania; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/09/16 Host University Partners Selected for 2016 Mandela Washington Fellowship; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/28/16 Appointment of African Union High Representative for the Peace Fund;  Department Spokesman John Kirby; Washington, DC
01/22/16 Joint Troika Statement Urging the South Sudanese Parties To Form the Transitional Government; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/19/16 Reports of Mass Graves and Serious Human Rights Abuses in Burundi;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
01/16/16 United States Condemns Attacks in Burkina Faso;  Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
01/15/16 United States Concerned about Uganda's Electoral Environment;  Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
01/14/16 The United States Calls for Meaningful Dialogue About Oromo Community Concerns;  Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
01/11/16 Special Envoy Perriello Travel to Belgium, Italy, Tanzania, Rwanda, DRC, Burundi, and Ethiopia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/08/16 Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield to Travel to Comoros, Madagascar, and Mauritius January 8-13, 2016; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/08/16 First Round of Elections in the Central African Republic;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
01/06/16 Ambassador Jenkins Travels to Kenya To Conduct Threat Reduction in Africa Study; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/31/15 Sudan's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
12/29/15 U.S. Condemns Boko Haram Attacks in the Lake Chad Basin Region;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
11/09/15 Under Secretary Rose Gottemoeller Travels to Jordan, Lebanon, and Djibouti; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

2015
12/31/15 Sudan's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
12/29/15 U.S. Condemns Boko Haram Attacks in the Lake Chad Basin Region;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
12/23/15 The United States Concerned by Recent Violence in Djibouti;  Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
12/22/15 United States Welcomes South Sudanese Leaders Commitment to Peace Agreement;  Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
12/18/15 The United States Concerned By Clashes in Oromia, Ethiopia;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
12/18/15 United States Imposes New Sanctions, Calls for Immediate Burundi Talks;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
12/15/15 United States Welcomes Referendum Vote in the Central African Republic;  Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
12/11/15 On the Occasion of the Anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Burkina Faso;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
12/09/15 Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs Travels to the Democratic Republic of the Congo; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/04/15 Under Secretary Rose Gottemoeller Travels to Kenya, Angola and South Africa; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/03/15 U.S. Condemns Boko Haram Attacks in the Lake Chad Basin Region;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
12/01/15 Central African Republic National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/27/15 Mauritania National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/27/15 U.S.-Angola Strategic Dialogue; Washington, DC
11/25/15 Joint Statement on the South Sudan Peace Process; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/20/15 U.S. Condemns Terrorist Attack in Mali;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/10/15 Angola National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/06/15 Special Envoy Thomas Perriello's Travel to Burundi and the Great Lakes Region; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/05/15 Tanzanian Elections;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
10/29/15 U.S. Congratulates Côte d'Ivoire on Peaceful Election;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
10/28/15 The Republic of Congo's Flawed Referendum Process;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
10/27/15 U.S. Condemns Boko Haram Attacks;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
10/26/15 Special Advisor for Children's Issues Travels to Uganda and Ethiopia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/23/15 Zambia National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
10/20/15 Sudan Revolutionary Front's Declaration of a Six-Month Cessation of Hostilities;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
10/20/15 United States Welcomes the Appointment of President Mogae To Chair Oversight of the South Sudan Peace Agreement;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
10/19/15 Coordinator Phillips Travel to South Africa; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/09/15 Uganda National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
10/08/15 Secretary Kerry's Meeting with South Sudanese Leaders; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/06/15 Joint Statement on South Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/05/15 Lesotho National Day Message;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
10/02/15 Guinea's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
10/01/15 Nigeria National Day Message;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/30/15 Botswana National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/30/15 Call for Restraint in Burkina Faso;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
09/30/15 Release of the Report of the AU Commission of Inquiry on South Sudan;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
09/29/15 Sudan Revolutionary Front's Commitment to a Cessation of Hostilities;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
09/28/15 Central African Republic: United States Condemns Ongoing Violence and Calls for Perpetrators to be Held Accountable;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
09/24/15 On the Occasion of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/24/15 The United States' Commitment to the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves: Year Five Progress Report; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/22/15 Angola Joins the Chemical Weapons Convention;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
09/22/15 U.S. Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the People of South Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/22/15 U.S. Concerned Over Conviction of Youth Activists in Democratic Republic of Congo;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
09/21/15 United States and Mozambique Host Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Workshop in Maputo for Lusophone Africa; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/17/15 United States Welcomes Mozambique Announcement on Landmine Clearance;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
09/16/15 Press Availability With South African Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/16/15 Remarks With South African Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
09/08/15 Commencement of Operations by the United States Mission to Somalia;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
09/04/15 Swaziland National Day Message;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/04/15 The United States Condemns Boko Haram Attacks in Cameroon and Nigeria;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
09/02/15 Advancing the Prospect for Peace in Burundi;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
09/02/15 Remarks at the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief Diplomatic Reception;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
09/01/15 South Sudan: United States Calls for Adherence to the Cease-fire;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
08/29/15 Attacks in Nigeria;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
08/27/15 Assistant Secretary Charles Rivkin Travels to France, Nigeria and Senegal; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/26/15 Department of State, UVA Darden School, and Concordia Announce Finalists for 2015 P3 Impact Award; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/21/15 2015 African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum in Gabon; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/21/15 Political Agreement reached in Guinea between Ruling and Opposition Parties;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
08/20/15 Regional CVE Summit in Mauritania; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/20/15 Urgent Need for Political Dialogue in Burundi;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
08/19/15  The African Growth and Opportunity Act Forum Libreville, Gabon - August 24-27, 2015 [Get Acrobat Reader PDF version   ]
08/18/15 Special Envoy Thomas Perriello Returns to the African Great Lakes Region; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/17/15 Gabon National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/15/15 Counselor Thomas Shannon Travels to Addis Ababa for IGAD Plus Summit; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/14/15 Alleged Abuses by UN Peacekeepers in the Central African Republic;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
08/14/15 Ambassador David Saperstein's Visit to Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/14/15 Republic of the Congo National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/11/15 Chad's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/11/15 United States Condemns Market Attack In Nigeria;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
08/07/15 Cote d'Ivoire's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/07/15 Special Envoy Hussain Travel to Nigeria; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/03/15 Niger's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/02/15 The United States Condemns New Attack in Burundi; Deputy Spokesperson Mark C. Toner, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/31/15 Benin's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
07/30/15 Acting Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs Travels to the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Republic of the Congo; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/29/15 Department of State and USAID Officials to Deliver Remarks at the Presidential Summit of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/28/15 Release of Pardoned Prisoners and Disappearance of Gambian Journalist;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
07/24/15 Burundi's Elections Process;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
07/24/15 The United States Condemns Boko Haram Attacks in Cameroon and Nigeria;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
07/23/15 Liberia's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
07/23/15 Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel Travel to Nairobi, Kenya for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/21/15 Elections in Burundi Will Lack Credibility;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
07/20/15 Middle Eastern and North African Teens Arrive in the United States for TechGirls Exchange; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/20/15 Trial of Former Chadian President Hissene Habre;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
07/17/15 United States Condemns Bombings in Northern Nigeria;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
07/16/15 Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons Randy Berry Travel to Uganda; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/13/15 Ambassador Catherine Russell To Travel to Asia and Africa; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/13/15 Boko Haram Attacks;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
07/13/15 Sao Tome and Principe National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
07/12/15 United States Condemns Al Shabaab Attacks in Mogadishu;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
07/10/15 U.S. Condemns Violence in Burundi;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
07/09/15 Statement on the South Sudan Conflict on the 4th Anniversary of its Independence;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
07/08/15 Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia Meets in New York; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/08/15 United States Dedicates New U.S. Embassy in Cotonou, Benin; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/07/15 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Construction Award for the New U.S. Embassy in Harare, Zimbabwe; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/06/15 Malawi's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
07/06/15 On the Appointment of Thomas Perriello as Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
07/06/15 On the Occasion of the Union of the Comoros' National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
07/05/15 Nigeria: United States Condemns Recent Attacks by Boko Haram;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
07/05/15 On the Occasion of the Republic of Cabo Verde's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
07/02/15 Acting Assistant Secretary Bond Travel to Benin, Gabon, and Guinea; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/02/15 Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken Travel to Nigeria and Niger July 6 - 9; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/02/15 The United States Urges Dialogue, Announces Additional Suspension of Assistance;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
07/01/15 Rwanda National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
07/01/15 Somalia's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
06/30/15 Democratic Republic of the Congo's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
06/29/15 Burundi: U.S. Regrets Decision To Move Ahead With Elections;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
06/29/15 Seychelles National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
06/27/15 United States Concerned Over the Killing of Lesotho's Former Army Commander;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
06/26/15 Djiboutian National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
06/26/15 Madagascar National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
06/26/15 Terrorist Attacks in France, Kuwait, Somalia, and Tunisia;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
06/26/15 U.S. Places Electoral Assistance to Burundi on Hold;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
06/25/15 Mozambican National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
06/24/15 U.S. Condemns Latest Boko Haram Attacks in Nigeria;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
06/24/15 Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall to Travel to Kenya; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/21/15 The United States Praises the Peace Deal Reached in Mali;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
06/19/15 Statement by the White House Press Secretary on the President's Travel to Ethiopia; Washington, DC
06/19/15 U.S. Condemns Boko Haram Attacks in Niger;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
06/17/15 June 15 Terrorist Attacks in Chad and Nigeria;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
06/17/15 On Ramadan;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
06/16/15 U.S. Pledges Additional Humanitarian Assistance for People Affected by the South Sudan Crisis; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/14/15 Travel of Sudanese President Bashir to South Africa;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
06/05/15 Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield to Tanzania and South Africa; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/05/15 Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski Travels to the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of the Congo; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/02/15 Condemning Expulsion From South Sudan of UN Deputy Special Representative;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
05/30/15 Statement by the Press Secretary on the Global Entrepreneurship Summit and the President's Travel to Africa; Washington, DC
05/29/15 U.S. Condemns Violence in Burundi;  Director Jeff Rathke, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
05/28/15 Ethiopia's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
05/27/15 Ethiopia's May 24 Parliamentary and Regional Elections;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/27/15 Secretary Kerry Travels to Abuja, Geneva, Madrid, and Paris;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/27/15 United States Concerned About Security Sector Reform in Lesotho;  Director Jeff Rathke, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
05/25/15 United States Calls for Peaceful Resolution to Crisis in Burundi;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf; Washington, DC
05/23/15 Violence and Human Rights Violations in Mali;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf; Washington, DC
05/20/15 Cameroon National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
05/20/15 Condemning Escalating Violence in South Sudan;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/18/15 President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to Nigeria to Attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari, President-elect of the Federal Republic of Nigeria; Washington, DC
05/15/15 Mali: Accord on Peace and Reconciliation;  Director Jeff Rathke, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
05/15/15 United States Warns Against Violence in Burundi;  Director Jeff Rathke, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
05/13/15 Annual Greening Diplomacy Initiative Award Winners Announced: Congratulations to Embassy Ouagadougou, Mission India, and Embassy Bangkok; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/13/15 United States Calls for Calm and Restraint in Burundi;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/12/15 South Sudan: New Reports of Fighting in Northern State of Unity; Acting Deputy Department Spokesperson Jeff Rathke, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/11/15 Alumni Engagement Winners for 2015 Announced; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/11/15 Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield to Attend EAC Meeting on Burundi; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/11/15 Situation in the Central African Republic - Completion of the Bangui Forum; Acting Deputy Department Spokesperson Jeff Rathke, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/09/15 Statement on the World Health Organization's Announcement on Liberia; Acting Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/08/15 U.S. Condemns Violence in Sudan; Acting Deputy Department Spokesperson Jeff Rathke, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/05/15 Secretary Kerry Travel to Mogadishu; Acting Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/05/15 South Sudan: United States Provides Support for Justice and Accountability; Acting Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/04/15 Art Restitution Ceremony; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/04/15 Togo's Presidential Elections on April 25, 2015; Acting Deputy Department Spokesperson Jeff Rathke, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/29/15 Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski Travels to Burundi; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/29/15 Ceasefire Violations in Mali; Acting Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/28/15 U.S. Condemns Boko Haram Attacks in Niger; Acting Deputy Department Spokesperson Jeff Rathke, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/27/15 Freedom Day Message for South Africa;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
04/27/15 On the Occasion of the Republic of Sierra Leone's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
04/27/15 Secretary Kerry Travel to Colombo, Nairobi, Mogadishu, Djibouti, Riyadh and Paris; Acting Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/27/15 Togo National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
04/25/15 U.S. Deeply Regrets Burundi's Disregard for the Arusha Agreement; Acting Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/21/15 Kick-off Event for the Global Security Contingency Fund; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/20/15 Joint Statement on Elections in Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/17/15 On the Occasion of the Republic of Zimbabwe's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
04/17/15 U.S. Deeply Concerned About Rising Tensions in Burundi; Acting Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/16/15 Detention of Youth Activists in the Democratic Republic of the Congo; Acting Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/15/15 U.S. Welcomes Appointment of New AU Great Lakes Special Representatives; Acting Deputy Department Spokesperson Jeff Rathke, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/14/15 United States Concerned by Burkina Faso Electoral Code Changes; Acting Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/10/15 Nigerian State-level Elections; Acting Deputy Department Spokesperson Jeff Rathke, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/10/15 United States Welcomes the African Union Commission High Level Dialogue and Signs a MOC to Support the African Centres for Disease Control and Prevention; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/08/15 Joint Statement on the National Dialogue in Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/06/15 Announcement of Host University Partners for 2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/03/15 On the Occasion of the Republic of Senegal's National Day; Washington, DC
04/02/15 On the Garissa University College Attack;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
04/02/15 Statement by the White House Press Secretary on the Garissa University College Attack; Washington, DC
04/01/15 Statement by the President on the Nigerian Elections; Washington, DC
03/31/15 Equatorial Guinea: Concerns Regarding Arrests and Extrajudicial Restrictions on Movement; Acting Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/30/15 Joint Statement by US Secretary of State John Kerry and UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/30/15 Statement by the White House Press Secretary on the Global Entrepreneurship Summit and the President's Travel to Africa; Washington, DC
03/28/15 U.S. Condemns Terrorist Attack in Somalia; Acting Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/26/15 Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield Travels to Nigeria; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/24/15 Joint Statement on the National Dialogue in Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/20/15 On the Occasion of the Republic of Namibia's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/19/15 President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to Attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Hage Geingob, President-elect of the Republic of Namibia, and the 25th Anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Namibia; Washington, DC
03/19/15 United States Breaks Ground on New U.S. Embassy in N'Djamena, Chad; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/13/15 Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy and Human Rights Sarah Sewall Travel to Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/09/15 State Department's First Connect Camp in Tanzania Empowers Young African Leaders; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/06/15 Celebrating Ghanaian Independence;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/06/15 South Sudan: Leaders Fail to Meet Deadline for Peace Deal;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/02/15 Secretary Kerry on South Sudan Negotiations;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/02/15 The United States Congratulates Lesotho on Peaceful Election;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/02/15 U.S. and Djibouti Launch Binational Forum of Cooperation; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/28/15 Readout of DRL Deputy Assistant Secretary Feldstein Trip to Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/24/15 Millennium Challenge Corporation Signing Ceremony for Liberia Compact Development; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/24/15 White House Nomination of United States Ambassador to Somalia;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
02/20/15 Condemnation of Attacks on Somalia Central Hotel;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
02/18/15 The Gambia National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
02/18/15 Welcoming the Global Electoral Calendar in the DRC;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
02/10/15 Confirmation of New Somalia Council of Ministers;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
02/09/15 U.S. Pledges Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the South Sudan Crisis; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/07/15 Postponement of Elections in Nigeria;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
02/06/15 U.S. Condemns Terrorist Activities by Boko Haram in Cameroon and Niger;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/06/15 U.S. Supports Peaceful, Credible, Timely Elections in Nigeria;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/05/15 U.S. Concerns about Reported Extra-Judicial Killings and Detentions in Burundi;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/30/15 Joint Statement on the U.S.-Angola Strategic Partnership Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/29/15 Welcoming the Start of Military Operations Against the FDLR;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
01/29/15 Zone 9 Bloggers Move to Trial on Amended ATP Charges in Ethiopia;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
01/28/15 Equatorial Guinea: Concerns Regarding Arrests and Continuing Detentions;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
01/27/15 Central African Republic: United States Supports National Dialogue and the Democratic Political Transition Process;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
01/27/15 U.S. Condemns Bombings of Civilian Hospital in Sudan's Southern Kordofan;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
01/26/15 Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield Travels to the African Union Summit and Ethiopia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/25/15 Democratic Republic of Congo - Compromise Electoral Law Adopted;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
01/23/15 Joint Statement on South Sudan Peace Negotiations; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/23/15 Secretary Kerry Travel to Lagos;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/21/15 U.S. Concerned About Increased Violence in Democratic Republic of the Congo;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
01/20/15 Transfer of Dominic Ongwen to the International Criminal Court;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
01/20/15 U.S. Condemns Violence in Niger;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
01/12/15 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Design Architect for the New U.S. Embassy in Niamey, Niger; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/08/15 U.S. Government Contributes $1 Million to IAEA in Ebola Fight; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

2014
12/30/14 Government of Sudan's Decision to Expel United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator and the Country Director of the United Nations Development Program;  Director Jeff Rathke, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
12/30/14 United States Denounces Reported Coup Attempt in The Gambia;  Director Jeff Rathke, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
12/26/14 Christmas Day Attack in Somalia;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/23/14 Joint Statement on Peace Talks in Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/18/14 United States Congratulates Mauritius on Successful Elections;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
12/01/14 Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield Visits Liberia in Support of Ebola Response Effort; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/18/14 U.S. Congratulates Burkina Faso for Progress Toward Democratic Transition;  Director Jeff Rathke, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
11/17/14 Sixth Meeting of the International Contact Group on the Central African Republic;  Director Jeff Rathke, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
11/01/14 U.S. Calls on Military To Transfer Power to Civilian Authorities;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
10/30/14 U.S. Deeply Concerned by Sentence of Ethiopian Journalist;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
10/28/14 Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia Meets in Dubai; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/28/14 Department of State To Lead Partnership Opportunity Delegation to Tanzania; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/22/14 Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield Travels to South Africa and Zambia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/20/14 United States Deeply Concerned by D.R.C.'s Expulsion of MONUSCO Human Rights Officer;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/10/14 U.S. Deeply Concerned by Ongoing Violence in the Central African Republic;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/03/14 Legislation Under Consideration by the Government of South Sudan;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
09/30/14 Reports of Civil Society Detentions in Sudan;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
09/29/14 U.S. Pledges $83 million Additional Emergency Assistance for the People of South Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/28/14 Fifth Anniversary of Massacre at Pro-Democracy Rally in Guinea;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
09/26/14 Clinton Global Initiative Recognizes African Women's Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/25/14 Background Briefing on African Issues; Waldorf-Astoria Hotel; New York City
09/25/14 U.S. Urges Burundi and Rwanda to Investigate Deaths;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
09/18/14 Joint Statement on National Dialogue in Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/15/14 Central African Republic: Resumption of Operations at Embassy Bangui;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/10/14 On the Arrest for Sedition in Botswana of Outsa Mokone;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/05/14 Swaziland National Day Message;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/05/14 U.S. Commends Mozambique for Agreement To End Hostilities;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/02/14 Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield's Travel to Nigeria, Cameroon, and England; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/02/14 Attack on MINUSMA;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/01/14 Lesotho Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
08/30/14 Political Tensions in Lesotho;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
08/26/14 Central African Republic: Announcement of New Government;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
08/20/14 Gabon National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/09/14 Threatening Remarks by Swazi Prime Minister Cause for Concern;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/08/14  Daily Press Briefing: August 8 (DRC, Gambia)
08/07/14 U.S. Orders Departure of Eligible Family Members from Liberia; Sending Additional Disease Specialists to Assist;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/06/14 Attack Against Aid Workers in Maban County, Upper Nile State, South Sudan;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/06/14  Statement by the Chair of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit
08/05/14  Daily Press Briefing: August 5, 2014
08/04/14 Small Group Meeting on the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa on the Margins of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/31/14  Daily Press Briefing - July 31, 2014
07/28/14 Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in Africa; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/25/14  Daily Press Briefing - July 25 (YALI Summit, Mali)
07/25/14 Threat of Famine Looms in South Sudan;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
07/25/14 U.S. Dismayed by Harsh Sentence for Swazi Human Rights Lawyer and Journalist;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/24/14 Central African Republic: Signature of a Cessation of Hostilities Agreement;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/23/14 U.S. Condemns Bombings in Kaduna;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/21/14 Appointments of Mary Robinson as UN Special Envoy for Climate Change and Said Djinnit as UN Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/21/14 South Sudanese Rebels Attack the Northern Town of Nasir;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/14/14 U.S. Department of State To Host Google+ Hangout with Young African Leaders on July 15; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/14/14 U.S. Welcomes Somali Ambassador to the United States, Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
07/11/14 Sao Tome and Principe National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
06/30/14 Burundi Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
06/30/14  Daily Press Briefing: June 30 (Nigeria)
06/30/14 Democratic Republic of the Congo's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
06/30/14 Rwanda National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
06/30/14 Somalia's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
06/26/14 Meriam Ibrahim Ishag Released on Bail;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/25/14 Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield Travel to African Union Summit; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/23/14 Gubernatorial Elections in Ekiti State, Nigeria;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/23/14 U.S. Welcomes Court Ruling to Free Meriam Yahya Ibrahim Ishag;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
06/16/14 Deputy Secretary Heather Higginbottom Travels to Senegal, Kenya, and Liberia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/10/14 Joint Statement on National Dialogue in Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/09/14 Counselor Shannon and Special Envoy Booth To Attend IGAD Summit on South Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/22/14 Presidential Elections in Guinea-Bissau;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
05/20/14 U.S. Pledges Additional Humanitarian Assistance to South Sudan; Washington, DC
05/18/14 Violence in Northern Mali;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
05/15/14 U.S. Deeply Disturbed by Court Ruling in Sudan Apostasy Case;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/14/14 Background Briefing on the Situation in West Africa; Via Teleconference
05/09/14 Fraud Warning and Fake Kimberley Process Certificates for Sierra Leone and Guinea; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/09/14 U.S. Welcomes Agreement between President Kiir and Machar;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
05/08/14  Daily Press Briefing: May 8 (Nigeria)
05/07/14  Daily Press Briefing: May 7 (Nigeria)
05/07/14 Secretary Kerry To Host Twitter Chat With the Young African Leaders Initiative Network; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/07/14 South African General Elections;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
05/06/14 Background Briefing on South Sudan; Via Teleconference
05/06/14  Daily Press Briefing: May 6 (Nigeria)
05/06/14 Secretary Kerry Meets With Anti-Poaching and Anti-Wildlife Trafficking International Visitor Leadership Program Participants; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/03/14 Background Briefing Following the Secretary's Visit to Ethiopia; En Route, Congo (Kinshasa)
05/02/14 Africa is on the Rise, and We Need To Help Make Sure it Continues (Op-Ed);  Secretary of State John Kerry; The Washington Post
05/02/14 Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall To Travel to Indonesia, Burma, and Nigeria; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/25/14 Secretary Kerry Travels to Addis Ababa, Kinshasa, and Luanda;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
04/22/14 Appointment of U.S. Special Representative for the Central African Republic; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/17/14 On the Occasion of the Republic of Zimbabwe's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
04/17/14 U.S. Condemns Attacks in South Sudan;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/10/14 Meeting With South Sudanese Minister Awan Riak; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/10/14 U.S. Support for UN Security Council Resolution Authorizing a UN Peacekeeping Operation for the Central African Republic;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
04/03/14 On the Occasion of the Republic of Senegal's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/26/14 U.S. Concern about Sharp Escalation of Violence and Insecurity in Darfur;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/25/14 Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the People of South Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/25/14 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces LEED Gold Certification for U.S. Embassy in Bujumbura, Burundi; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/24/14  Daily Press Briefing - March 24 (Uganda)
03/20/14 Ninth Annual Fortune/DOS Global Women's Mentoring Partnership Kicks Off (Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/20/14 On the Occasion of the Republic of Namibia's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/19/14  Daily Press Briefing - March 19 (Uganda)
03/18/14  Daily Press Briefing - March 18 (Uganda)
03/14/14  Daily Press Briefing - March 14 (South Sudan)
03/12/14 U.S. Welcomes Joint AMISOM-Somali National Army Efforts Against al-Shabaab;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/11/14  Daily Press Briefing - March 11 (Uganda)
03/11/14 Statement on the Occasion of the Republic of Mauritius' National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/11/14 U.S. Condemns Violence in Burundi;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/10/14 Ambassador Booth Travels to Ethiopia in Support of South Sudan Peace Process; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/08/14 U.S. Concern About Escalation of Violence and Insecurity in Darfur;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
03/07/14 Verdict in the Germain Katanga Trial at the International Criminal Court;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
03/05/14 On the Occasion of the Republic of Ghana's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/04/14 Special Envoy Feingold's Travel to Europe, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/28/14  Daily Press Briefing - February 28 (Sudan, South Sudan)
02/28/14 Readout of Secretary Kerry's Call with Ugandan President Museveni; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/26/14 Counselor's Travel to West Africa, February 26 - March 5, 2014; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/25/14 State Department Contributes to NGO To Help With Worldwide Assistance (Africa); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/24/14  Daily Press Briefing - February 24 (Uganda)
02/24/14 Enactment of Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality Bill;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
02/23/14 Recent Attacks by Boko Haram;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
02/19/14 Anti-LGBT Rhetoric in The Gambia;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
02/12/14  Daily Press Briefing - February 12 (C.A.R.)
02/12/14 U.S. Extends Condolences to Burundi Flood and Landslide Victims;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/08/14 U.S. Concern About Violations of Cessation of Hostilities in South Sudan;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
02/06/14 International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
02/06/14 Togolese Efforts to Combat Wildlife Trafficking;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
02/05/14 U.S. Condemns Sectarian Violence in the Central African Republic;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/03/14 Gulf of Aden Counterterrorism Forum, February 3-5, 2014, Djibouti, Djibouti; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/03/14 TechWomen Delegation in Rwanda To Expand Network of African Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Fields; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/29/14 Secretary of State John Kerry Presents Awards for Corporate Excellence (Angola, Cameroon); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/28/14 Attacks in Northeast Nigeria;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/28/14 U.S. Designated a Champion Country in the UN Global Education First Initiative; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/27/14  Daily Press Briefing - January 27 (C.A.R.)
01/27/14 U.S. Delegation to African Union Summit; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/26/14 Deputy Secretary of State William Burns Travels to Jordan and Ethiopia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/26/14 U.S. Condemns Renewed Violence in Central African Republic;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
01/23/14  Daily Press Briefing - January 23 (South Sudan)
01/23/14 Signing of the Cessation of Hostilities between the Government of South Sudan and the Opposition Forces;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/22/14  Daily Press Briefing - January 22 (South Sudan)
01/21/14  Daily Press Briefing - January 21 (C.A.R., South Sudan)
01/21/14 U.S. Welcomes Selection of New Transitional President of the Central African Republic;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
01/18/14 Final Results of Madagascar's Presidential Election;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
01/17/14  Daily Press Briefing - January 17 (Nigeria)
01/16/14 Additional Contribution to International Organization for Migration Emergency Assistance to Vulnerable Ethiopian Migrants; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/15/14 Selecting Transitional Leaders in the Central African Republic;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/13/14 Special Envoy Feingold's Travel to Africa; Washington, DC
01/07/14  Daily Press Briefing - January 7 (South Sudan)
01/07/14 Religious Leaders Dialogue on the Central African Republic; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/05/14 Coordinator Macon Phillips Travel to Benin, Namibia, Zimbabwe, and South Africa January 7-17; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/04/14 Beginning of Direct Talks on South Sudan;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/03/14 Additional Humanitarian Assistance for South Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/03/14  Daily Press Briefing - January 3 (South Sudan)
01/03/14 Drawdown of Diplomatic Personnel at the U.S. Embassy in Juba, South Sudan;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/01/14 On the Occasion of the Republic of Sudan's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC