US announces re-establishment of embassy in capital Mogadishu, after closure in 1991 as Somalia plunged into civil war.
The United States has reopened its embassy in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, nearly three decades after it was shut as the Horn of Africa nation plunged into civil war.
Washington closed its embassy during the 1991 overthrow of then-President Siad Barre’s military regime which ushered in decades of chaos. However, diplomatic relations have strengthened in recent years.
By Ike Dzokpo
The governments of the United States of America and the Republic of Ghana signed a Declaration of Partnership at the African Green Revolution Forum hosted in Accra.
The Declaration launches a five-year Feed the Future Country Plan for Ghana that will increase investments in agriculture, build greater resilience, and improve household nutrition.
by Ana Faguy
After a vote last month in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, only a full Senate vote stands in the way of a U.S. ambassador serving in South Africa after a two-and-a-half year vacancy. Read more
New United States of America (USA) Ambassador to Malawi, Robert Scott said private sector is the engine of growth for every country as such the US government would put emphasis in the promotion of the sector.
He said this at Sanjika palace in Blantyre after presenting his letters of credence to President Peter Mutharika. Read more
The US Ambassador to Ghana, Stephanie S. Sullivan, has welcomed the 2019 Robofest World champions and a team from the Ghana Robotics Academy Foundation, when they paid a courtesy visit to the embassy on June 13, 2019. Read more
By Michael Arthur Raynor, US Ambassador to Ethiopia
At this time last year, I spoke about the incredible promise of the reform efforts under His Excellency Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed, and the unprecedented opportunity for Ethiopia to build a prosperous, peaceful, and democratic future. I’m excited by the many gains since then, and remain firm in my optimism today. Read more
46 New Peace Corps Volunteers Sworn in at U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia.
Ambassador Michael Raynor administered the oath of service to 46 new Peace Corps Volunteers at the U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa yesterday.
These Volunteers will be working on community-based engagement in the areas of health, agriculture and education in the Amhara, Tigray, Oromia, and SNNP regions.