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Virtual U.S.-African Union Friendship Library

American Government

White House website http://www.whitehouse.gov/

+ White House Briefing Room site http://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-and-releases

State Department Website http://www.state.gov

+ the Bureau of African Affairs http://www.state.gov/p/af/

+ the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs http://www.state.gov/p/nea/  

+ the ECA website http://exchanges.state.gov/non-us

+ http://iipdigital.usembassy.gov/  

AFRICOM http://www.afticom.mil/

USAID http://www.usaid.gov

 USDA http://usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahom

Foreign Press Center- http://fpc.state.gov;Science.gov;USA.gov;kids.gov

American Embassy Connections

U.S. Embassies across Africa

Ex: http://abidjan.usembassy.gov/

Links to all the embassy pages can be found here: http://www.state.gov/p/af/ci/105139.html

+ Consulates (South Africa (Durban, Johannesburg, Capetown), Nigeria (Lagos), Egypt (Alexandria), Morocco (Casablanca)) http://southafrica.usembassy.gov/consulate_durban.html , http://southafrica.usembassy.gov/consulate_johannesburg.html , http://southafrica.usembassy.gov/consulate_capetown.html

NB: Consulate General Lagos's information is folded into the mission Nigeria website, but here's a page on the consul general: http://nigeria.usembassy.gov/general_consul.html  http://egypt.usembassy.gov/acalex.htmlhttp://morocco.usembassy.gov/casablanca.html

+ US Virtual Presence Post Somalia: http://somalia.usvpp.gov/public-affairs-section.html

U.S. Embassy and Consulate Facebook pages across Africa

U.S. Embassy and Consulate Twitter pages across Africa

 

Business Connections

U.S. Chamber of Commerce – Africa page http://www.uschamber.com/international/aftica/

Corporate Council on Africa -  http://www.africacncl.org/

U.S.Trade Tepresentative's Office- http://www.ustr.gov

U.S. Trade and Development Agency –  http://www.ustda.gov

Overseas Private Investment Corporation – http://www.opic.gov  

http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/trade/

Local Resources

IRC Addis Ababa http://ethiopia.usembassy.gov/irc.html

Reference

e-Library

eJournals

Nouveaux Horizons http://ars-paris.state.gov/nh.html

Library of Congress http://www.loc.gov/index.html

Study in the United States

EducationUSA http://www.educationusa.info

English Language Learning

http://Americanenglish.state.gov

Mobile English

Think tanks

Belfer Center for Science and international affairs http://belfercenter.ksg.harvard.edu/

Brookings institution http://www.brookings.edu/

Carnegie Endowment for international Peace http://carnegieendowment.prg/

Center for Strategic and international Studies http://csis.org/

Council on Foreign Relations http://www.cfr.org

International Republican Institute (IRI) http://www.iri.org/

National Democratic Institute (NDI) http://ndi.org/

U.S. Institute for Peace http://www.usip.org/

 

Arts, Culture and the Diaspora

The Smithsonian Institution: http://www.si.edu/

+ the African Art Museum http://africa.si.edu/  

+ the African American History and Culture Museum http://nmaahc.si.edu/

Index of Diaspora Groups in the United States:

http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/ssrg/africa/african-diaspora/african-diaspora-united-states.html