Closing Ceremony For the Millet Value Chain Project – Speech by Ambassador Mushingi, December 19, 2019 

Speech by Ambassador Mushingi Food for Progress Program Closing Ceremony For the Millet Value Chain Project Radisson Blu Hotel in Dakar, Senegal Thursday, December 19, 2019,    (As prepared) Minister of Agriculture Monsieur Moussa Baldé Governors of the Kaolack, Kaffrine, and Fatick Regions Other representatives from the Ministry of Agriculture The National Cooperative Business Association …

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State Department Launches Quick-Response Force Training and Competition in Senegal

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON DECEMBER 2, 2019 The U.S. Department of State’s Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) and the government of Senegal today opened the SPEAR Summit Challenge, a five-day tactical law enforcement training and competition for U.S.-trained Special Program for Embassy Augmentation and Response (SPEAR) teams from across Africa. This year’s Summit Challenge is being held at the …

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Peace Corps Youth Tech Contest Awards Ceremony – Place du Souvenir, Dakar

Remarks by Ambassador Mushingi Peace Corps Youth Tech Contest Awards Ceremony Place du Souvenir, Dakar November 13, 2019 (As prepared)   Madame Aminata Assome Diatta, Ministre du Commerce et des Petites et moyennes entreprises, Monsieur Idrissa Diabira, Directeur de l’Agence de Développement et d’Encadrement des PME (ADEPME), Madame Cheryl Gregory Faye, Directrice Nationale du Corps …

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Guinea-Bissau: The United States fully supports the legitimate government of Prime Minister Aristides Gomes

The United States fully supports the legitimate government of Prime Minister Aristides Gomes and its efforts to hold a free and fair presidential election on November 24. The United States considers as illegitimate the attempt by the President of Guinea-Bissau to dismiss the Gomes government three weeks prior to scheduled elections. The United States applauds …

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Senegal and EXIM-Bank Sign MoU to Boost Trade Between The Two Countries – Washington DC October 18

Senegal and EXIM-Bank Sign MoU to Boost Trade Between The Two Countries   On Friday October 18 2019, Export-Import Bank Chairman Kimberly Reed and Senegal’s Minister of Economy, Planning and Cooperation Amadou Hott met in Washington DC to discuss ways to enhance economic cooperation and boost trade between the two countries.  The two leaders signed …

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Presidential Message on Eid al-Fitr, 2019

Statements & Releases The White House Presidential Message on Eid al-Fitr, 2019 Melania joins me in sending our warmest greetings on Eid al-Fitr. At the conclusion of the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims celebrate the day of Eid through prayer and reflection.  This sacred day provides Muslims, both in the United States and around the …

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U.S. Military Gives “HAZMAT” Vehicle to Senegal

The Vermont National Guard gave the Senegalese Sapeurs-Pompiers Brigade a Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Vehicle on May 5, 2017.  The event was presided by the Commander General of the Vermont National Guard, Major General Steven Cray, in the presence of Senegalese General Victor Tine.  MG Cray said “the teamwork displayed in this partnership has truly …

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U.S. Army Africa Completes First 2017 MEDRETE

Senegalese and American military medical professionals hosted a closing ceremony on the last day of Medical Readiness Training Exercise 17-1 at the Hospital Militaire De Ouakam in Dakar, Senegal, Jan. 25, to highlight the strengthened partnerships. The 21-day collaborative learning experience was a mutually beneficial exercise that brought together African and U.S. military organizations to …

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The U.S. Embassy Supports Journalists Through New Media Workshop

The U.S. Embassy, in conjunction with the Journalism union SYNPICS, collaborated to organize a workshop of three days on the theme “How Traditional Press can Evolve in a New Media Age.”  A U.S. expert, Marie Doezema accompanied by veteran journalist and professor Hamadou Tidiane Sy, ran the workshop which included forty journalists, editors and media …

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