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  • Africa Logistics Forum

    Africa Logistics Forum

    The Africa Logistics Forum (ALF) organized by Africa Center for Strategic Study in partnership with African Union Commission, Peace and Security Department opened in Addis Ababa today. Participants in ALF come from 36 African countries, including AU Commission, US, EU & Bilateral Partners.The keynote address was delivered by Gen. David Rodriguez, Commander, US Africa Command.

  • World Environment Day Celebration

    World Environment Day Celebration

    The U.S. Embassy organized a half-day workshop for students from 20 public preparatory schools in Addis who are involved in their schools’ environmental protection clubs and mini-media clubs on the importance of environmental awareness and protection.

  • 2015 US - AUC High Level Dialogue

    2015 US - AUC High Level Dialogue

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivers remarks and participates in a MOU signing with AU Commission Chairperson Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC on April 13, 2015.

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  • Ambassador Brigety on Afro FM 105.3

    Ambassador Brigety on Afro FM 105.3

    On April 8, 2015 Ambassador Reuben Brigety participated in an interview on US-AU relations with Afro FM 105.3, a private radio station whose audience includes decision makers and Addis based diplomatic corps. He discussed positive engagements with the AU & African countries, asserting that the U.S. is pleased to be a partner in support of an Africa that is “peaceful, prosperous and proud.”

Headlines

Headlines from the Mission

  • Statement by National Security Council Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on Murders in Libya
    Statement by National Security Council Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on Murders in Libya

    The United States condemns in the strongest terms the brutal mass murder purportedly of Ethiopian Christians by ISIL-affiliated terrorists in Libya. We express our condolences to the families of the victims and our support to the Ethiopian government and people as they grieve for their fellow citizens. That these terrorists killed these men solely because of their faith lays bare the terrorists’ vicious, senseless brutality.  

  • Signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation to Support the African Centres for Disease Control and Prevention
    Signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation to Support the African Centres for Disease Control and Prevention

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivers remarks and participates in a MOU signing with AU Commission Chairperson Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC on April 13, 2015. 

  • USAU mourns Garissa University Attack
    USAU mourns Garissa University Attack

    Ambassador Brigety signs the Republic of Kenya Condolence Book at the Kenyan Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to express the condolences of the Government of the United States for the loss of 148 lives during the terrorist attack on Garissa University. 

  • Debrief with AU media delegation on AFRICOM trip
    Debrief with AU media delegation on AFRICOM trip

    On February 24, 2015, Col. Chris Wyatt and Public Diplomacy Officer Linda McMullen met with international journalists who participated in the first-ever AFRICOM reporting tour. Participants unanimously described the session as “useful” to better understanding AFRICOM’s role in partnering with African countries on peace and security issues. 

  • 50th Anniversary of the Selma
    50th Anniversary of the Selma

    President Obama and the First Family joined thousands of Americans in Selma, Alabama to honor the sacrifice and bravery of the men and women who bled there in 1965, in support of voting rights for all African Americans 

  • AFRICOM welcomes African Union journalists
    AFRICOM welcomes African Union journalists

    Eight journalists who are accredited with the African Union are visiting U.S. Africa Command this week as invited participants of the command’s public outreach and communications program. The journalists, from both traditional and new media, represent a variety of news organizations in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa and Uganda.  

  • Sweet Honey in the Rock Performs at AU
    Sweet Honey in the Rock Performs at AU

    To celebrate Black History Month, Grammy award-winning artists Sweet Honey in the Rock offered a VIP performance at the AU on February 10, 2015, for the African Union Commission and the diplomatic corps. 

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