At Independence Lecture: Your Sacrifices Won’t be in Vain, Vice President Shettima Tells Nigerians

Download logo Nigeria’s Vice President, Sen. Kashim Shettima, has assured Nigerians that their sacrifices will not be in vain, saying the promises made by the Tinubu administration will be fulfilled.  Sen. Shettima made the remarks on Thursday at a public lecture to commemorate Nigeria’s 63rd Independence anniversary at the State House Banquet Hall, Abuja.  He […]

Nigeria Joins Rest of the World to Commemorate World Rabies Day

Download logo As the World marks Rabies Day, the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (FMAFS) in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (FMoHSW) and Federal Ministry of Environment (FMEnv) kick started the event with a joint press briefing. Addressing the Press, the Hon. Minister, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and […]

Statement on Attack on Aid Workers in Central Equatoria State, South Sudan

Download logo The U.S. Embassy joins UNICEF in strongly condemning the September 23 attack on a convoy of trucks returning from delivering aid to children and their families in Yei, Central Equatoria State. Two drivers were killed in the senseless attack and a third was injured. Critical humanitarian resources were also destroyed.  We offer our condolences […]

Treasury Designates Entities and Individual Exacerbating Sudan’s Instability

Download logo Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) targeted two entities and one individual for their role in undermining the peace, security, and stability of Sudan. Since the Sudanese people peacefully ousted Omar al-Bashir in April 2019, various actors, including the individual being designated today, have taken steps […]

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Power Africa Launches ‘Growing Green Jobs’ for Women in the Energy Sector in Nigeria

Download logo On September 26, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Power Africa launched “the Growing Green Jobs for Women in Nigeria” initiative to foster gender equality and promote clean energy solutions. This initiative will equip approximately 500 women and youth with the required skills and opportunities to secure better jobs in Nigeria’s […]

United States Announces Nearly $20 Million for the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund

Download logo The United States, through USAID, announced its largest contribution to date to the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF). This $20 million contribution supports the delivery of life-saving assistance around the world and helps reach some of the most vulnerable and hard-to-reach populations. The CERF plays a critical role in responding to the […]

United States (U.S.) Africa strategy panelists underscore Africa’s vital role in shaping the future of the international community

A U.S. Africa strategy panel organised by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace on Tuesday emphasised Africa’s vital role in shaping the global future. “Africa is – and increasingly will be – critical in making decisions about the future of our international community,” Judd Devermont, special assistant to the U.S. president, said at a seminar […]

African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) Public Information Officers Train on Strategic Communication

Download logo Twenty newly rotated Public Information Officers from African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) have honed their skills on effective communication for mission activities.  The twenty officers, drawn from military, police and civilian units from the Troop and Police contributing countries, focused on diverse topics including the ATMIS communication strategy, Crises communication, and […]

Eritrea: Meeting with leaders of national associations

Download logo Mr. Yohannes Teklemicael, Eritrea’s Ambassador to the Republic of South Sudan, held a meeting with leaders of the national associations focusing on strengthening organizational capacity and participation in national affairs. The participants held in-depth discussions about the actual state of the national associations and urged the members, particularly the association leaders, to increase […]

Eritrea: Meskel Holiday colorfully celebrated nationwide

Download logo Meskel, the Finding of True Cross, was enthusiastically celebrated across the country today, 28 September. A prayer service presided over by Abune Petros, Archbishop of the Orthodox Tewahdo Church of Eritrea, was held at the celebration held at Bahti Meskerem, in which Ministers, senior Government, and PFDJ officials, members of the diplomatic community, […]