Johnnie Carson

By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Apr 22nd, 2013
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By Mesfin Mekonen Over 1,000 Ethiopians and Ethiopian-Americans demonstrated in front of the White House last week to protest the Ethiopian government’s human rights abuses to Amhara Ethiopians. The protests demanded a stop to the forced displacement of Ethiopians. Protestors asked the Obama ad...
By IndepthAfrica
In Rwanda
Mar 21st, 2013
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Officials from the International Criminal Court are on their way to Rwanda to pick up Congolese war lord Bosco Ntanganda, URN has learnt. Johnnie Carson, the US Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of African Affairs disclosed this in a video link to journalists on Wednesday evening. Ntanganda surrende...
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Feb 9th, 2013
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NAIROBI — The risk of political violence in Kenya is “perilously high” ahead of next month’s election, the first since bloody post-poll violence five years ago, Human Rights Watch (HRW) warned Friday. Local communities “are arming themselves” fearing possible violence ah...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 17th, 2013
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By Paul D. Shinkman,usnews A State Dept. official says efforts in a former terrorist haven should be a model for action in Africa French soldiers prepare material to be loaded into a British army Boeing C-17 cargo aircraft arriving from British Brize Norton base en route to Bamako, Mali. A top State ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 17th, 2013
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A senior U.S. diplomat says the United States is officially recognizing the government in Somalia, opening formal diplomatic relations for the first time since militants shot down two U.S. military helicopters in Mogadishu in 1993. Assistant Secretary of State Johnnie Carson says visiting Somali Pres...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Dec 6th, 2012
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Johnnie Carson Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs As Prepared Testimony Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Subcommittee on African Affairs Washington, DC December 5, 2012 Thank you very much Chairman Coons and Members of the Committee for the opportunity to testify before yo...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Oct 16th, 2012
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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The United States is considering a troubling plan, intervention in the West African state of Mali to deal with its internal problems. In March the civilian government of Mali, a landlocked country with 16 million people, was overthrown in a military coup led by a U.S.-trained ...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Jul 11th, 2012
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The head of Nigeria’s Christians says the U.S. decision last month to declare only three Boko Haram leaders as terrorists does not go far enough. Ayo Oritsejafor, president of the Christian Association of Nigeria, told a U.S. congressional committee Tuesday that refusing to list the whole group...
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In News
May 17th, 2012
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STATE DEPARTMENT – As host of this week’s summit of the world’s Group of Eight leading industrial nations (G8), President Barack Obama has put African food security on the agenda. Food security remains a recurring problem across Africa, despite hundreds of millions of dollars in for...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
May 16th, 2012
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The United States has urged military leaders in Mali and Guinea Bissau to agree to West African demands and return their countries to democratic rule following recent military coups. U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Johnnie Carson said Wednesday a strong regional response by the Economic Community o...