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DFC and African Development Bank Partner to Support Development in Africa

DFC and African Development Bank Partner to Support Development in Africa November 12, 2019 Sign MOU strengthening collaboration to advance shared goals across the continent JOHANNESBURG – Adam Boehler, Chief Executive Officer of the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), today joined Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group, to sign a memorandum ...
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Power Africa and Africa50 Announce New Partnership to Implement Energy and Transmission Projects

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 JOINT PRESS RELEASE Power Africa and Africa50 Announce New Partnership to Implement Energy and Transmission Projects   JOHANNESBURG — On November 12, Power Africa and Africa50 signed a memorandum of understanding for a new partnership focused on attracting power sector financing and developing innovative public private partnership models in sub-Saharan Africa. ...
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Security Alert for Guinea-Bissau – U.S. Embassy Dakar, Senegal

Location:   Guinea-Bissau Event:  Ongoing political tensions have resulted in an increased possibility of a deteriorating security situation in and around key government facilities and other areas throughout the country.  Due to concerns about the capacity of the local authorities to respond to future situations, and to ensure the safety and security of U.S. Citizens, we ...
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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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Africa Peacekeeping Rapid Response Partnership (APRRP) United Nations Level II Deployable Hospital Inauguration

AMBASSADOR MUSHINGI REMARKS Africa Peacekeeping Rapid Response Partnership (APRRP) United Nations Level II Deployable Hospital Inauguration (As prepared) The United States is proud to celebrate with the Senegalese Armed Forces today the inauguration of this deployable hospital, as well as the second one stored in Ouakam. Thank you to the Senegalese Chef d’Etat-major général des ...
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