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South African Airways Repatriates Stranded South Africans From Miami - AMIP News
04/26/2020
South African Airways Repatriates Stranded South Africans From Miami - AMIP News

South African Airways Repatriates Stranded South Africans From Miami - AMIP News

Photo: South African Airways South African Airways Media Release April 15, 2020 South African Airways Repatriates Stranded South Africans From Miami Fort Lauderdale, FL (April 15, 2020) – South African Airways (SAA), repatriated over 300 South African citizens on April 14, 2020 aboard a specially ...

Sec. Pompeo Calls Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed - AMIP News
04/26/2020
Sec. Pompeo Calls Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed - AMIP News

Sec. Pompeo Calls Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed - AMIP News

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC April 13, 2020 The statement below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. Secretary Pompeo thanked the Prime Minister and Ethiopian Air...

Sec. Pompeo Calls Egyptian Foreign Minister Shoukry, Thanks EgyptAir - AMIP News
04/26/2020
Sec. Pompeo Calls Egyptian Foreign Minister Shoukry, Thanks EgyptAir - AMIP News

Sec. Pompeo Calls Egyptian Foreign Minister Shoukry, Thanks EgyptAir - AMIP News

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC April 7, 2020 The statement below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry. Secretary Pompeo and Foreign Minister Shoukry discussed regio...

Sec. Pompeo Calls Sudannese PM Abdalla Hamdok - AMIP News
04/26/2020
Sec. Pompeo Calls Sudannese PM Abdalla Hamdok - AMIP News

Sec. Pompeo Calls Sudannese PM Abdalla Hamdok - AMIP News

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC April 1, 2020 The statement below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke with Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok today. Secretary Pompeo and Prime Minister Hamdok reaffirmed the impo...

Sec. Pompeo Calls Former Ethiopian PM Desalegn, Thanks Ethiopian Airlines - AMIP News
04/26/2020
Sec. Pompeo Calls Former Ethiopian PM Desalegn, Thanks Ethiopian Airlines - AMIP News

Sec. Pompeo Calls Former Ethiopian PM Desalegn, Thanks Ethiopian Airlines - AMIP News

Photo: Wikipedia Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC March 31, 2020 The statement below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with former Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemarriam Desalegn. Secretary Pompeo highlight...

U.S. Extends Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians - AMIP News
04/26/2020
U.S. Extends Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians - AMIP News

U.S. Extends Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians - AMIP News

Office of the Press Secretary The White House March 30, 2020 Memorandum on Extension of Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians Since March 1991, certain Liberian nationals and persons without nationality who last habitually resided in Liberia (collectively, “Liberians”) have been eligible for...

MCC CEO’s Remarks at Powering Africa Summit - AMIP News
04/26/2020
MCC CEO’s Remarks at Powering Africa Summit - AMIP News

MCC CEO’s Remarks at Powering Africa Summit - AMIP News

Sean Cairncross, MCC CEO Photo courtesy of MCC MCC CEO Sean Cairncross' Remarks at the Powering Africa Summit For Immediate Release Millennium Challenge Corporation February 24, 2020 MIAMI, FLORIDA, February 24, 2020 – Today, MCC CEO Sean Cairncross delivered remarks at the 6th Annual Powering Afr...

U.S. Condemns Assassination Attempt Against Sudanese Prime Minister Hamdok - AMIP News
04/17/2020
U.S. Condemns Assassination Attempt Against Sudanese Prime Minister Hamdok - AMIP News

U.S. Condemns Assassination Attempt Against Sudanese Prime Minister Hamdok - AMIP News

Morgan Ortagus Department of State Spokesperson Washington, DC March 9, 2020 The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms today’s attack on Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok’s convoy in Khartoum and offers our condolences to the loved ones of victims killed or injured in the a...

U.S. and Gabon Assume the Co-Secretariat of the Friends of Gulf of Guinea - AMIP News
04/17/2020
U.S. and Gabon Assume the Co-Secretariat of the Friends of Gulf of Guinea - AMIP News

U.S. and Gabon Assume the Co-Secretariat of the Friends of Gulf of Guinea - AMIP News

Photo: Wikipedia Morgan Ortagus, Department of State Spokesperson March 4, 2020 The Department of State is pleased to announce that the United States and the Republic of Gabon have assumed the co-secretariat of the Friends of Gulf of Guinea, also known as the FoGG, for calendar year 2020.  Working ...

Sec. Pompeo Meets DRC President Tshisekedi - AMIP News
04/17/2020
Sec. Pompeo Meets DRC President Tshisekedi - AMIP News

Sec. Pompeo Meets DRC President Tshisekedi - AMIP News

Photo: State Department Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC March 3, 2020 The statement below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met with Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) President Félix Tshisekedi today in Washing...

Two Africans Among 2020 International Women of Courage Award Recipients - AMIP News
04/15/2020
Two Africans Among 2020 International Women of Courage Award Recipients - AMIP News

Two Africans Among 2020 International Women of Courage Award Recipients - AMIP News

Washington, DC March 3, 2020 Background Now in its 14th year, the Secretary of State’s IWOC Award recognizes women around the globe who have demonstrated exceptional courage and leadership in advocating for peace, justice, human rights, gender equality, and women’s empowerment, often at great pe...

Sec. Pompeo’s Call with Tunisian Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh - AMIP News
04/15/2020
Sec. Pompeo’s Call with Tunisian Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh - AMIP News

Sec. Pompeo’s Call with Tunisian Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh - AMIP News

Photo: Reuters Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC March 2, 2020 The statement below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Tunisian Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh. Secretary Pompeo congratulated Prime Ministe...

U.S. Engagement with Libya - AMIP News
04/15/2020
U.S. Engagement with Libya - AMIP News

U.S. Engagement with Libya - AMIP News

Senior State Department Official on U.S. Engagement with Libya Special Briefing Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, D.C. February 28, 2020   MODERATOR: Today’s briefing will be on background, attribution to a senior department official or State Department official. And [Sen...

U.S. Officials Speak on Developments in South Sudan’s Peace Process - AMIP News
04/15/2020
U.S. Officials Speak on Developments in South Sudan’s Peace Process - AMIP News

U.S. Officials Speak on Developments in South Sudan’s Peace Process - AMIP News

Senior State Department Official On Developments in South Sudan’s Peace Process Special Briefing Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, D.C. February 26, 2020 MODERATOR: Thanks for being here. Today we have [Senior State Department Official], who’s going to talk to us about d...

Asst. Sec. Cooper Travels to Mauritania, Algeria, and Tunisia - AMIP News
04/15/2020
Asst. Sec. Cooper Travels to Mauritania, Algeria, and Tunisia - AMIP News

Asst. Sec. Cooper Travels to Mauritania, Algeria, and Tunisia - AMIP News

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC February 26, 2020 Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs R. Clarke Cooper travels to Mauritania, Algeria, and Tunisia February 27-March 4, 2020, to expand U.S. security cooperation and defense trade that enhances our....

More U.S. States Can Now Export Wheat to Kenya - AMIP News
04/15/2020
More U.S. States Can Now Export Wheat to Kenya - AMIP News

More U.S. States Can Now Export Wheat to Kenya - AMIP News

USDA Expands Market for U.S. Wheat: Adds Idaho, Oregon, and Washington to List of States that Can Export Wheat to Kenya US Department of Agriculture Washington, DC Press Release Release No. 0162.20 WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2020 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that, effecti...

The U.S. Announces Funding for the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs - AMIP News
04/15/2020
The U.S. Announces Funding for the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs - AMIP News

The U.S. Announces Funding for the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs - AMIP News

White House, State Department, and U.S. African Development Foundation Announce Funding for the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC February 20, 2020 Today, Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump announced a new partnership in suppo...

President Trump Selects New Leadership for Prosper Africa - AMIP News
04/15/2020
President Trump Selects New Leadership for Prosper Africa - AMIP News

President Trump Selects New Leadership for Prosper Africa - AMIP News

Office of the Press Secretary The White House FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 20, 2020 Today, President Donald J. Trump announced that Adam Boehler will be Executive Chairman of the Prosper Africa initiative. Victoria Whitney will be the Chief Operating Officer for the initiative. Mr. Boehler will fu...

Sec. Pompeo’s Speech on Liberating Africa’s Entrepreneurs - AMIP News
04/13/2020
Sec. Pompeo’s Speech on Liberating Africa’s Entrepreneurs - AMIP News

Sec. Pompeo’s Speech on Liberating Africa’s Entrepreneurs - AMIP News

Photo: U.S. State Department United Nations Economic Commission for Africa Addis Ababa, Ethiopia February 19, 2020 SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning everyone. Vera, thank you. Thank you for the kind introduction. Thank you all very much for welcoming me. Let’s see, there we go. Vera, I think we got t...

Ethiopian Foreign Min. and Sec. Pompeo Hold Press Conference - AMIP News
04/13/2020
Ethiopian Foreign Min. and Sec. Pompeo Hold Press Conference - AMIP News

Ethiopian Foreign Min. and Sec. Pompeo Hold Press Conference - AMIP News

Photo: U.S. State Department Sheraton Hotel Addis Ababa, Ethiopia February 18, 2020 MODERATOR: Good afternoon. Welcome to the joint press briefing of His Excellency Ato Gedu Andargachew, Foreign Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, and His Excellency U.S. Secretary of State Micha...

African Union Commission Chairperson Faki Meets Sec. Pompeo - AMIP News
04/13/2020
African Union Commission Chairperson Faki Meets Sec. Pompeo - AMIP News

African Union Commission Chairperson Faki Meets Sec. Pompeo - AMIP News

Photo: U.S. State Department Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC February 18, 2020 Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with African Union (AU) Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Secretary Pompeo and Chairperson Faki discussed ongoing effo...

Sec. Pompeo Meets With Ethiopian Inter-Religious Council - AMIP News
04/13/2020
Sec. Pompeo Meets With Ethiopian Inter-Religious Council - AMIP News

Sec. Pompeo Meets With Ethiopian Inter-Religious Council - AMIP News

Photo: U.S. State Department Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC February 18, 2020 The statement below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with the Ethiopian Inter-Religious Council in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The ...

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Meets Sec. Pompeo - AMIP News
04/13/2020
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Meets Sec. Pompeo - AMIP News

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Meets Sec. Pompeo - AMIP News

Photo: U.S. State Department Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC February 18, 2020 The statement below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Secret...

Ethiopian President Sahle-Work Meets Sec. Pompeo - AMIP News
04/13/2020
Ethiopian President Sahle-Work Meets Sec. Pompeo - AMIP News

Ethiopian President Sahle-Work Meets Sec. Pompeo - AMIP News

Photo: U.S. State Department Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC February 18, 2020 The statement below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Ethiopian President Sahle-Work Zewde in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Secre...

The U.S. and Ethiopia: Strengthening Our Partnership - AMIP News
04/13/2020
The U.S. and Ethiopia: Strengthening Our Partnership - AMIP News

The U.S. and Ethiopia: Strengthening Our Partnership - AMIP News

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC February 18, 2020 Secretary Pompeo will travel to Ethiopia on February 18-19 to meet with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and President Sahle-Work Zewde and reiterate U.S. support for Ethiopia and the Ethiopian people, as they implement histori...

Angolan Foreign Minister Augusto and Sec. Pompeo Hold Press Conference - AMIP News
04/13/2020
Angolan Foreign Minister Augusto and Sec. Pompeo Hold Press Conference - AMIP News

Angolan Foreign Minister Augusto and Sec. Pompeo Hold Press Conference - AMIP News

Photo: U.S. State Department Ministry of External Affairs Luanda, Angola February 17, 2020 MODERATOR:  (Via interpretation)  I’ll give the floor to His Excellency Manuel Augusto, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Angola, followed by remarks from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.  Ministe...

Sec. Pompeo Meets Angolan President Lourenço – Readout - AMIP News
04/13/2020
Sec. Pompeo Meets Angolan President Lourenço – Readout - AMIP News

Sec. Pompeo Meets Angolan President Lourenço – Readout - AMIP News

Photo: State Department Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC February 17, 2020 The following statement is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Angolan President João Lourenço in Luanda, Angola. Secretary Pompeo...

Sec. Pompeo Addresses Business Leaders in Angola - AMIP News
04/13/2020
Sec. Pompeo Addresses Business Leaders in Angola - AMIP News

Sec. Pompeo Addresses Business Leaders in Angola - AMIP News

Photo: State Department Museu da Moeda Luanda, Angola February 17, 2020 SECRETARY POMPEO: Good evening. Thanks (inaudible) Angola at the U.S. (inaudible), thanks for hosting me. I had a chance to sit down with a handful of business leaders here. I do this as often as I can, I travel around the world...

Sec. Pompeo and Senegalese Foreign Minister Amadou Ba – Press Availability - AMIP News
04/13/2020
Sec. Pompeo and Senegalese Foreign Minister Amadou Ba – Press Availability - AMIP News

Sec. Pompeo and Senegalese Foreign Minister Amadou Ba – Press Availability - AMIP News

Photo: State Department Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State Amadou Ba, Foreign Minister of Senegal Dakar, Senegal Ministry of Foreign Affairs February 16, 2020 FOREIGN MINISTER BA: (Via interpreter) (In progress) opportunity to welcome him once more on behalf of the republic, His Excellency Mr. Ma...

Sec. Pompeo Meets Senegalese President Sall - AMIP News
04/13/2020
Sec. Pompeo Meets Senegalese President Sall - AMIP News

Sec. Pompeo Meets Senegalese President Sall - AMIP News

Photo: State Department Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC February 16, 2020 The following statement is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Senegalese President Macky Sall in Dakar, Senegal. Secretary Pompeo and....

Sec. Pompeo and Senegalese Min. of Economy Hott at MOU Signing Ceremony - AMIP News
04/13/2020
Sec. Pompeo and Senegalese Min. of Economy Hott at MOU Signing Ceremony - AMIP News

Sec. Pompeo and Senegalese Min. of Economy Hott at MOU Signing Ceremony - AMIP News

Photo: State Department Dakar, Senegal Radisson Blu Hotel February 16, 2020 MS HOLMAN: Okay, good morning. Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. I am Amy Holman, I’m the deputy chief of mission at the U.S. embassy and we’re ready to kick off this very important signing event. We’re happy to welc...

U.S. and Kenya Launch First Overseas Joint Terrorism Task Force - AMIP News
04/13/2020
U.S. and Kenya Launch First Overseas Joint Terrorism Task Force - AMIP News

U.S. and Kenya Launch First Overseas Joint Terrorism Task Force - AMIP News

Photo: fbi.gov Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC February 10, 2020 The Department of State and Federal Bureau of Investigation have partnered together to assist Kenya in creating the first Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) to be located outside of the United States. This....

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