United States Department of State

By IAfrica
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May 21st, 2014
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If Boko Haram were a government, it would be Sudan. A distraught and desperate husband who traveled from New Hampshire to Sudan has been allowed to visit his pregnant wife on death row, only to find her shackled in chains. Meriam Ibrahim, 26, was sentenced to death last week by a Sudanese court in Kh...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 16th, 2014
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by Robert P. Jackson Chairman Coons, Ranking Member Flake, and Members of the Committee, thank you for inviting me to update you about U.S. efforts to address the chilling threat that Boko Haram represents to Nigeria, one of our most important partners in sub-Saharan Africa. It has now been one month...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 24th, 2013
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U.S. EMBASSY ABUJA Press Section For Immediate Release December 23, 2013 PRESS RELEASE Applications Open for Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders (YALI) U.S. Embassy Abuja is pleased to announce that applications for the 2014 Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders (YALI) will be a...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 20th, 2013
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In 2011, millions of South Sudanese voted to forge a new nation, founded on the promise of a more peaceful and prosperous future for all of South Sudan’s people. In recent years, against great odds, South Sudan has made great progress toward breaking the cycle of violence that characterized much of i...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Nov 14th, 2013
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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Terrorist Designations of Boko Haram and Ansaru The Department of State has announced the designation of Boko Haram and Ansaru as Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTO) under Section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, a...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 16th, 2013
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Some countries, Nigeria included will no longer be eligible to participate in the America Diversity Visa lottery programme. Information from the United States Department of State sighted on Sunday said Nigerians and citizens from few other countries were not eligible for DV-2015. The department said ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Aug 28th, 2013
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  U.S. Department of Justice     Loretta E. Lynch United States Attorney Eastern District of New York                                                                                     271 Cadman Plaza East                                                                                     Brooklyn,...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 23rd, 2013
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US State Department EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The government of the State of Eritrea is a highly centralized, authoritarian regime under the control of President Isaias Afwerki. The People’s Front for Democracy and Justice (PFDJ), headed by President Isaias, is the sole political party. There have been no el...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 25th, 2013
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The US embassy in Khartoum will resume full consular services on Monday, following a six month closure after the compound was targeted in violent protests in the Sudanese capital. U.S. embassy in Khartoum, (photo Department of State) According to a statement extended to reporters on Sunday, the embas...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 26th, 2013
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By Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) This past Wednesday, Secretary Hillary Clinton appeared, for what is likely her final time as Secretary of State, before the House Foreign Affairs Committee regarding the September 11, 2012, terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Although I am grateful ...