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Liberia: U.S. Embassy Announces Liberia's COVID-19 Response
on 02/04/2020 at 10:29
[New Dawn] -Dished out US$40 Million to health sector
Liberia: U.S. Embassy Provides Health Sector With Approximately U.S.$40 Million in Aid
on 02/04/2020 at 10:17
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The U.S. Embassy in Liberia is proud to provide approximately $40 million this year for assistance to Liberia's health sector, part of our nearly $100 million in annual assistance. This funding will also help to support Liberia's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are working closely with the Liberian Ministry of Health, the National Public Health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL), and healthcare workers across the country. Earlier today, a special flight from the United States brought a vital supply of "Sup
Liberia: Trump Extends Wind-Down Period for Liberians On DED
on 02/04/2020 at 10:12
[Observer] U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) has extended thanks to President Trump for having extended the "wind-down" period of Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) for qualified people from Liberia by several months to January 2021.
Sudan: U.S. Renews Support to Transitional Government
on 02/04/2020 at 08:54
[SNA] Khartoumx -US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Tibor Nagy has hailed positive developemnts occured in Sudan , renewing US support to the transitional government.
Nigeria: U.S. Evacuates Citizen Who Tested Positive to COVID-19 in Nigeria
on 02/04/2020 at 08:35
[Premium Times] The U.S. has evacuated its citizen who tested positive for COVID-19 in Nigeria and was being treated at the Infectious Disease Centre in Lagos, an official has said.
Zimbabwe: Non-Aligned Movement Adds Voice On Sanctions Removal
on 02/04/2020 at 08:27
[The Herald] The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) has called for the removal of sanctions on Zimbabwe and other countries in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Somalia: U.S. Military Pledges to Report Publicly On Civilian Casualties in Somalia
on 02/04/2020 at 08:18
[AI London] Reacting to a statement from US Africa Command (AFRICOM) pledging to begin, by the end of April, public reporting on civilian casualties resulting from its military operations in Somalia, Libya and elsewhere in Africa, Deprose Muchena, Amnesty International's Director for East and Southern Africa, said:
Kenya: How U.S.-Based Kenyan Runners Are Adjusting to Virus Shutdown
on 02/04/2020 at 07:59
[Nation] United States-based Kenyan coach Paul Ereng has said that it will be difficult for athletes to resume full training this season owing to the ravaging novel coronavirus.
Sudan: U.S. Secretary of State Consults With Prime Minister
on 02/04/2020 at 07:37
[State Department] he below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:
Rwanda: Rwandan Shema Named Best Defensive Player in U.S. Conference Basketball
on 02/04/2020 at 05:08
[New Times] Rwandan youngster Osborn Shema was named in the first team in the Western junior College athletic Conference as well as defensive player of the year.
Somalia: Amnesty - U.S. in Denial Over Killing Civilians in Air Strikes
on 02/04/2020 at 05:02
[DW] Human rights group Amnesty has accused the US military of living in denial about civilian casualties due to airstrikes in Somalia. The number of operations against al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab has risen sharply since 2016.
Zimbabwe: Sanctions Impact Worse During COVID-19 Crisis - Minister
on 01/04/2020 at 14:27
[New Zimbabwe] Foreign Affairs Minister Sibusiso Moyo says the impact of western imposed sanctions on Zimbabwe was worse during the current COVID-19 crisis.
Liberia: Liberia, Sierra Leone Left Out of America's Financial Aid to Fight Coronavirus
on 01/04/2020 at 12:31
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The United States government is dishing out an initial aid of US$274 million to lead the world's fight against the novel coronavirus. At least 14 African countries and European countries are benefitting but America's oldest African ally and its neighbor, Sierra Leone were left out.
Morocco: The American Schools of Morocco Continue to Grow and Prosper
on 01/04/2020 at 12:28
[Moroccan American Center] This month I stepped down as Co-Chairman of the American Schools of Marrakech (ASM) and Tangier (AST), after having co-chaired for the past 10 years with my colleague Larry Kardon during a time of significant change and progress. We took over the reins from the well-known American icon, Joe McPhillips, following his death in 2007. Joe came to Tangier in 1952 to work at the first American school, AST, and went on to inaugurate another school under our corporate umbrella in Marrakech in 1995.
Somalia: U.S. Military Again Accused of Killing Somalia Civilians in Airstrikes
on 01/04/2020 at 12:06
[Shabelle] The U.S. military is facing more allegations of killing civilians with airstrikes in Somalia, and now says it will address the issue more fully in upcoming public reports.
Liberia: USAID Market Women Enforce COVID-19 Measures
on 01/04/2020 at 09:05
[New Dawn] Marketers at the USAID Market in Monrovia are working along with the leadership of the Liberia Marketing Association (LMA) in enforcing government measures in the fight against the Coronavirus in Liberia.
South Africa: U.S. Embassy Offers to Evacuate American Nationals From South Africa
on 01/04/2020 at 08:07
[Daily Maverick] However, the US embassy warns that American citizens should be prepared to stay in the US for an undetermined amount of time.
Zimbabwe: Govt Welcomes UN Call for Sanctions Removal
on 01/04/2020 at 08:04
[The Herald] Government has welcomed recent calls by top United Nations officials for the removal of sanctions on Zimbabwe and other countries in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic that is ravaging the world.
Somalia: Zero Accountability As Civilian Deaths Mount From U.S. Air Strikes
on 01/04/2020 at 07:21
[AI London] Civilian casualties continue to mount from the US military's secret air war in Somalia, with no justice or reparation for the victims of possible violations of international humanitarian law, Amnesty International warned as it released details of two more deadly air strikes so far this year.
Ethiopia: Secretary Pompeo's Call With Former Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemarriam Desalegn
on 01/04/2020 at 07:16
[State Department] The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:?
Africa: West First Policies Expose Myths
on 01/04/2020 at 07:09
[IPS] Sydney and Kuala Lumpur -As the epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic shifts from China to the developed West, all too many rich countries are acting selfishly, invoking the 'national interest', by banning exports of vital medical supplies.
Liberia: U.S. Sends Second Evacuation Plane to Get Its Citizens Out of Liberia
on 31/03/2020 at 11:24
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Embassy of the United States in Liberia has announced the arrival of a second charted flight to evacuate its citizens from Liberia though the country has reported only three confirmed cases of Covid-19.
South Africa: U.S. to Get Their Citizens Out of South Africa
on 31/03/2020 at 10:43
[U.S. Embassy Pretoria] The South African Ministry of Health has confirmed 1170 cases of COVID-19 within its borders.
Sudan: Sudan, U.S. Agree to Continue Talks Over Renaissance Dam
on 31/03/2020 at 08:51
[SNA] Khartoum -Prime Minister Dr Abdallah Hamdouk has made a phone call with the US Secretary of Treasury, Steven Terner Mnuchin, during which he expressed sympathy of Sudanese people with the American people in its battle against the COVID-19.
Nigeria: U.S. Begins Evacuation of Citizens From Nigeria Over COVID-19 Pandemic
on 31/03/2020 at 07:24
[Vanguard] The United States Mission in Nigeria has announced the commencement of evacuation of its citizens from Nigeria.
Sudan: Al-Burhan Commends Us Support to Sudan
on 30/03/2020 at 17:16
[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Transitional Sovereign Council Lt. Gen. Abdul-Fattah Al-Burhan received at his office at the General Command here Sunday US Chargé d'Affaires Brian Shukan and discussed the developed relations between the two countries.
Rwanda: Rwanda to Receive Health Assistance From U.S. in Response to COVID-19
on 30/03/2020 at 07:29
[New Times] Rwanda is set to receive medical assistance worth $1 million from the United States, funds that will be used to respond to COVID-19 pandemic.
Kenya: Mourning Three Music Megastars
on 30/03/2020 at 06:49
[Nation] Three diehard fans of Congolese soukous legend Aurlus Mabele are devastated by the news of his death in Paris on Friday last week.
Africa: How Much U.S. is Giving African Countries To Fight COVID-19
on 30/03/2020 at 06:45
[State Department] The U.S. government is leading the world's humanitarian and health assistance response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are mobilizing all necessary resources to respond rapidly, both at home and abroad. As part of this comprehensive and generous U.S. response, the State Department and USAID are providing an initial investment of nearly $274 million in emergency health and humanitarian assistance to help countries in need, on top of the funding we already provide to multilateral organizations such
Kenya: COVID-19 - Kenya Vows to Block Medics From Moving to U.S.
on 30/03/2020 at 06:05
[Nairobi News] The government has vowed not to allow any medical practitioners from Kenya to be recruited by the United States as countries intensify their efforts to combat the coronavirus epidemic.