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Demonstration Alert — U.S. Embassy Dakar

Location: Bissau, Guinea-Bissau Event: On February 8, 2019 and again on February 13, there were large-scale demonstrations in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau. At least one of the demonstrations completely blocked all vehicular traffic within the city limits of Bissau, requiring people to travel on foot through protestors who were burning tires and damaging property. Due to concerns about the ...
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Flintlock 2019 Announced – U.S. Africa Command Public Affairs – Germany January 28, 2019

Flintlock 2019 Announced By U.S. Africa Command Public Affairs, United States Africa CommandStuttgart, GermanyJan 28, 2019 More than 2,000 service members from more than 30 African and western partner nations will participate in Flintlock 2019 at multiple locations in Burkina Faso and Mauritania from February 18 – March 1, 2019. Flintlock is an annual, African-led, ...
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Presidential Proclamation on National African American History Month, 2019

Presidential Proclamation on National African American History Month, 2019 The White House January 31, 2019 In the year 1619, a Dutch trading ship sailed into the Chesapeake Bay and dropped anchor at Point Comfort, Virginia.  The vessel’s arrival marked the beginning of the unscrupulous slave trade in the American colonies.  It was from this immoral origin—and ...
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Possible Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Dakar, Senegal

Location: Potential areas of protest include, but are not limited to, the following areas in Dakar, Senegal: The VDN Constitutional Council HQ (near the Philip Morris building) The Supreme Court on the Corniche Grand Yoff Medina Place de l’Obelisque The Palais de Justice of Dakar (the regional Court of Dakar, near the Japanese embassy) Area ...
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President Donald J. Trump’s Africa Strategy Advances Prosperity, Security, and Stability

President Donald J. Trump’s Africa Strategy Advances Prosperity, Security, and Stability “We hope to extend our economic partnerships with countries who are committed to self-reliance and to fostering opportunities for job creation in both Africa and the United States.” President Donald J. Trump PROMOTING PROSPERITY IN AFRICA AND AMERICA: President Donald J. Trump is releasing ...
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